Structuring your semester

During the simulations, you will learn how to create your schedule and receive help with any questions and problems. However, if you would like to start creating your schedule beforehand, you can find the answers to some frequently asked questions below.

Which courses do I have to take in the first semester?

  1. Go to the list of degree programs.
  2. Select your degree program from the list of Bachelor’s degree programs.
  3. Go to ‘FAQs and downloads’ and select the study plan for your specialization.
  4. The modules that you must take in the first semester are listed under ‘Semester 1’. Make a note of these modules.

What topics are covered in this course?

  1. Go to the list of module handbooks.
  2. Find the module description for the module that you are looking for in the module handbook. Here you will find information on course content, required reading and more.

How do I create my schedule?

  1. Go to (You might want to change the language in top right-hand corner.)
  2. Click on ‘Course list’ under ‘Education’. Check that the correct semester is selected from the list in the top right-hand corner.
  3. Scroll down to ‘Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law’.
  4. Click on ‘alle anderen Studiengänge der Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät’, then ‘Fachbereich Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften’.
  5. Click on ‘Bachelor-Studiengänge’.
  6. Scroll down to the list of modules.
  7. Select the module you are looking for (see step 4).
  8. Add the course that you wish attend to your collection. To do this click on this symbol that a tick appears
    Example: you want to take the lecture, tutorial and examination preparation course on accounting. Select these three courses.
  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 for all modules in the first semester (see step 4).
  10. When you have chosen all relevant courses, click ‘collection/class schedule’ in the black bar at the top left.
  11. In the box on the left click ‘class schedule’ under ‘layout’.
  12. The courses that you have selected are shown in a schedule that you can print or export as a PDF (to do so click ‘PDF landscape’ under ‘layout’ in the box on the left).

Important information on tutorials

  • Lectures and tutorials are generally relevant for examinations and attendance is usually compulsory; tutorials and examination preparation courses are voluntary.
  • For tutorials there are often several tutorials shown that take place at the same time. You must only attend one of them.
  • Registration is required for some tutorials. Please check whether this applies on the course page in UnivIS or on the website of the relevant chair. The name of the chair responsible for the course is shown at the bottom of the course page.
  • More information about courses is usually available on the website of the relevant chair or professor. You can find the addresses of their websites in our list of chairs and professorships.

Do you have any questions?

Please contact the subject advisor for your degree program.