Claim Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf - University of Applied Sciences

Information about the first semester

President Dr Eric Veulliet (welcome note in German)

Unfortunately, winter semester 2020/21 will also be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find out what this will mean for your studies at HSWT, what rules you will need to adhere to and see answers to FAQs in the coronavirus section of this website.

Degree programmes

On the pages linked here for your degree programme, you will find all the information you need on events in your first semester and your continued course schedule.

Student ID card and IT

Student ID card

You will receive your student ID card, the Student.Card, during your orientation.

You will only be issued with your Student.Card on presentation of a valid piece of personal identification.

Further information on Student.Card

IT services and login details

You need your personal HSWT user ID and password to use the IT services and facilities. These have been or will shortly be sent to you by post with your study documents ('Leporello').

The orientation for your degree programme will give you an overview of the most important services and facilities available to you. You can also find out about these in advance by visiting the Computer Centre’s webpages ('First steps').

Life on campus

There is so much more to our university campuses at Freising and Weidenbach than studying.


Preliminary courses


General course guidance - Weihenstephan

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Allgemeine Studienberatung
Am Hofgarten 4
85354 Freising

T +49 8161 71-2891
T +49 8161 71-5328
F +49 8161 71-5288
F +49 8161 71-4987
studienberatung.weihenstephan [at]

General course guidance - Triesdorf

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Allgemeine Studienberatung
Markgrafenstr. 16
91746 Weidenbach

T +49 9826 654-108
T +49 9826 654-114
T +49 9826 654-104
F +49 9826 654-4108
studienberatung.triesdorf [at]

Further information

There is all sorts of information included in the brochure 'Mit Erfolg durchs Studium'.

'Mit Erfolg durchs Studium' (in German)
'Mit Erfolg durchs Studium' (in German)

Tips on starting your studies

You will find a summary of further tips on starting your studies here:

'Tipps zum Studienbeginn Weihenstephan' (in German)
'Tipps zum Studienbeginn Weihenstephan' (in German)
'Tipps zum Studienbeginn Triesdorf' (in German)
'Tipps zum Studienbeginn Triesdorf' (in German)