A warm greeting to all the students who will be joining us on your journey at TU Dresden. We are equally excited and happy to see you all and we are well aware about what’s on your mind right now.

Fear not, as we the student representatives for the faculty of Computer Science (iFSR) and also your friends from your course, have planned a few events which will answer many of the questions above.

In general, some valuable information about which documents to bring to Germany and how to get started in Dresden can be found here:

Getting started

Distributed Systems Engineering

You will have special DSE-specific events during this week. For more information about the course of study in general, we ask you to visit the following websites:

Especially the OPAL course will help you a lot! It's a good guide for getting started and getting in touch with other DSE students.


The most important event for you during this week is the welcome-meeting for DSE students on Friday, 08.10.. Please check the websites from above for more detailed information.

In the introductory event, don't forget to ask about the current DSE mailing list that you should subscribe to in order to receive information about your studies throughout the course!

In the meantime you can visit various events organized by the student council (iFSR) online or in person. More detailed information about each event can be found on the Program on this website. Please inform yourself about effective COVID-19 restrictions beforehand, information can be found on the website too.


  • Varied afternoon 14:30 - 18:00
  • Games night 18:30


  • Campus scavenger hunt 15:00 - 17:00
  • Club-tour 18:00


  • Hike
  • Games night 18:00


  • Games night & ESE cinema 18:00


  • DSE introduction event


  • City tour