Degree Programs & Courses Bachelor's Degree Programs

Introductory days

Are you starting your bachelor's degree program at the University of Bern this semester and wondering if you are well prepared for this new chapter in your life? The preparation workshop provides you with lots of practical tips, so that you will be well equipped for the start of the first semester.

The preparation workshop is being conducted by the Vice-Rectorate Teaching in cooperation with the following offices:

Event information

Format Online course with exercises and videos
Date Online from September 12, 2022
Access Click here to access the online course.
Time required 3 to 4 hours
Course language German (lecture documents available in German, French and English)
Note Participation is free


Topic Content
Learning strategies for studying
  • Tips for a fit brain
  • Strategies for dealing with a lot of learning material
  • Benefit optimally from lectures and seminars
Suggestions for good stress management
  • Less stress with good time management
  • Regenerate and recover sustainably
  • Deal with stress productively through a positive mindset
From students to students: tips for the start of the semester
  • Practical tips from students for a good start into everyday life at the university (campus, UNICARD, etc.)
  • Get to know the student representation and its services
Introduction to the Core Teaching System (CTS)
  • Register successfully for courses and exams
  • Plan your studies and keep track with CTS
Introduction to the learning platform ILIAS
  • Easily access courses and teaching materials
  • Discover helpful tools for studying

You can find the flyer (PDF, 733 KB) for the preparation workshop here (only in German).