Semester of Orientation at the h_da

Do you have your A-levels in the bag, but still don't know what to do after school? Are you still unsure which degree programme suits you best?

There are various orientation semesters at h_da that offer you the opportunity to try out a degree programme in your field of interest.

Your benefits

+ Get to know the university and campus life.
+ Form your own impression of the degree programmes and professional practice.
+ Find out what really suits you.
+ Prepare yourself optimally for the start of your studies with the orientation programme.
+ Use the time before your degree programme to make a good decision that will save you changing subjects and frustration later on.

Find out now and get started!

+ Trial study and trial training
+ Self-exploration and competence development
+ Individual and group coaching


+ 1 STEM orientation semester
+ 2 Interships
+ Women only


+ Get to know artistic methods and techniques
+ Develop your own means of expression
+ Joint final exhibition


+ Discover STEM
+ Unleash your potential
+ Start well prepared


Dates: Meet us live!

03.05.24 | Einstieg Messe Frankfurt
04.05.24 | Einstieg Messe Frankfurt

07.05.24 | Vocatium Mainz/Wiesbaden
08.05.24 | Vocatium Mainz/Wiesbaden

14.05.24 | hobit contact

22.05.24 | Vocatium RheinMain
23.05.24 | Vocatium RheinMain

03.06.24 | virtual information evening on orientation semesters

16.09.24 | Bertolt-Brecht-Schule (Darmstadt)

21.09.24 | Stuzubi Frankfurt

02.10.24 | Dual in Darmstadt - information evening on dual study programmes

30.11.24 | Horizon Mainz


Contact us

Questions about an orientation semester?
The coordinators of the individual programmes will be happy to answer your questions. Simply call or write to them.


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Student counselling

Questions about studying in general or individual degree programmes?
You can ask the advisors at the Central Student Advisory Service all your questions. You can find the current office hours and contact details for the Central Student Advisory Service here.