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Orientation Days in Sønderborg

The Orientation Days are two fun-filled and information-packed days that will give you all the information you need as a new student at University of Southern Denmark. The Orientation Days are always the last two days before the semester begins.

Information on the Orientation Days programme will be published on this page in July.

All programmes start on 1 September with the lectures - check Itslearning to find the exact day/time. 

We are looking forward to seeing you and wish you a great start to your studies at University of Southern Denmark!

The cross-border programmes start in week 37 (BSc in International Business Administration and Foreign Languages & MSc in Business Language and Culture)

 

Study Start Programmes

Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024 and SDU Business School Case Camp 31 August 2024

 

29 August - Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U101

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August - Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 

31 August - SDU Business School Case Camp 

09.00 Welcome and Introduction

09.15 Introduction to the Case

09.45 Divide into Study Groups + Agree on a Code of Conduct

10.15 Work on the Case

12.00 Lunch (on SDU's tap)

12.30 Continue working on the Case

14.30 The Study Groups pitch their ideas and solutions to the Case

17.00 End of Day

 

Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024 

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U106

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of  SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 

Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Introduction to Engineering Studies

10.30    Introduction to your study programme - room U101

11.30    Lunch Break

12.30   Tour around Alsion

13.30    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 

 



Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Introduction to Engineering Studies

10.30    Introduction to your study programme - room U106

11.30    Lunch Break

12.30   Tour around Alsion

13.30    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 

 

 

Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Introduction to Engineering Studies

10.30    Introduction to your study programme - room U107

11.30    Lunch Break

12.30   Tour around Alsion

13.30    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

   

 


Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Introduction to Engineering Studies

10.30    Introduction to your study programme - room U205

11.30    Lunch Break

12.30   Tour around Alsion

13.30    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 


Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Introduction to Engineering Studies

10.30    Introduction to your study programme - concert hall

11.30    Lunch Break

12.30   Tour around Alsion

13.30    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 




Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U109

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 

 


Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U107

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 

 

Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U205

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 
 

Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U104

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 


Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U108

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team



Programme for the Orientation Days 29 + 30 August 2024

 

29 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00  Welcome to SDU, Henrik Bindslev, Dean, The Faculty of Engineering

09.15     Welcome to SDU, Simon Jebsen, Associate Professor, The Faculty of Business and Social Science

09.30   Welcome to Campus Sønderborg, Student Tamara Miková, European Studies and Student Zuzanna Paulina Jozkow, Engineering, Innovation and Business  

09.45   Introduction to the Intro Team and study start events

10.00   Tour around Alsion

11.00    Lunch Break

12.00    Introduction to your study programme - room U105

13.00    Social Activities

16.00   Concert in the concert hall

 

30 August- Meet up at SDU, no later than 08.45 and find a seat in the concert hall 

09.00   SDU Education, Per Boisen, Head of SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

09.15     Emergency plan, Lene Hviid Petersen, Campus Coordinator

09.30   Introduction to SDU Research & Innovation Organization (SDU RIO), Ken Holm Thomsen, Lone Søvad Madsen and Anja Saaby Soto

09.45   Networking Strategies - SDU RIO

12.00   Introduction to the Library - Najmeh Shaghaei, Head of SDU Library Sønderborg

12.30   Lunch Break

14.00   Activity Day - Intro Team

 


  

Useful information and links to start your Student life at SDU Sønderborg

It is important that you order your student card as soon as possible. 

Order your student card here.

Bachelor's and Master's student: You will receive your student card during study start.

Lifelong learning student: Your student card will be sent to your address as listed in the Danish national register.

 

As a student at SDU, you have access to the IT facilities provided by SDU. This includes your student mail address, the Student Self Service portal and the e-learn platfom itslearning.

We do  expect you to check your student mail regularly and itslearning daily regarding your lectures etc.

How to enter SDU's digital Universe?

An e-mail with detailed information about the IT facilities of SDU will be send to you via the mail address you stated in your application.

In case you have not received this mail within 1-2 weeks, please contact our Helpdesk.

As a student at SDU, you need to keep yourself updated on the rules of examinations, exam registration and de-registration.

You must know all applicable regulations and the university's requirements for academic practice in relation to examination assignments.

Find your study programme at MySDU and read about examination.

Do you know what study activity means?

All our students must register and pass a specific amount of ECTS each year. In addition to this, you must complete your study programme within a specific period of time. Among other things, there are clearly defined rules for leave of abscence.

Knowing the rules and keeping yourself update on SDU's rules on student activity is your obligation only.

All time schedules can be found on SDU's learning platform - itslearning

 

We are here to help you in case you have a mental or neurological diagnosis, a physical disability, dyslexia or dyscalculia.

Find the counselling services at SDU here

 

Find the process illustrated here.

As an European citizen, you have to apply for your EU residence document, cpr. number and choose your doctor (yellow card).

From 4th August you can book a meeting with SIRI + Citizen Service (Borgerservice) for the special opening day for SDU students: Friday 15 September between 10-16 (if necessary, it will also be possible to book a timeslot 19 September + 26 September). On the day reserved for you, you have to show up in person at the address: Borgen, Holger Drachmanns Plads 5, 2 floor.

Please follow the guideline for your applications here:

  • Before the meeting with SIRI, you must fill in the online application form, you find here:

    www.nyidanmark.dk

    In the application form there will be a page for self-declaration support. It is not necessary that you fill in this part, but to move on with your application, you must upload an empty formular.

    To your application form you must enclose your passport or ID card (both front and back side).

    In the end of your application, you will receive a reference number. Please bring the number with you to the meeting with SIRI!

    Please notice, you must fill in the application form at latest the day before you have an appointment with SIRI!

     

  • From 4th August you must book a meeting with SIRI + Citizen Service (Borgerservice) via the special link for students in Sønderborg:

https://scandic.cleverq.de/public/sites/5/appointments/index.html?hash=34308c98d7&lang=en&service_id=55

 

Show up in person at the address for SIRI + Citizen Service (Borgerservice): 15 September, 19 or 26 September on the time reserved for you.

Please remember to bring your original passport/ID card.

  • After SIRI has handled your EU residence document, you can apply for your cpr. number, get your doctor (yellow card) and get information about MitID and e-boks.

     

    Please prepare the meeting and follow the instructions below:

     

  • Fill in the online entry form you find on this page.
  • You must upload following documents to the form - and also bring the original documents to the meeting with Citizen Service (Borgerservice):
  • (In the end you will get a receipt – please save your receipt number!)

    • Passport or personal certification
    • Civil status document, if you are married/divorced/widowed.
    • Birth certificate of children
    • A rental agreement or a written confirmation by the person whose residence you live at.
  • Important, in the end of your application you will be given a receipt number. The receipt number you must send by email to: folkeregister@sonderborg.dk (deadline: 5 September) – in the subject of the email you have to write: Registration SDU 150923 (or 190923/260923 if your appointment is on another day).

Please make sure that you filled in the electronic forms and have ALL documents ready before talking to SIRI + Citizen Service (Borgerservice)

Information

Information for new citizens in Sønderborg are given on this webpage and you also find more information here.

 

Residence permit/Registration for Non-EU

Non-EU citizens with a residence permit/VISA can hand in the above mentioned documentation directly at the Municipality (Borgerservice) in Sønderborg .

Find information on student housing in Sønderborg here.

Find your campus

SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg

Questions regarding your studies can be answered at SDU Education Sonderborg/Flensborg  or we will tell you who can give you an answer.

Facebook

Meet your fellow students starting 2024 on Facebook - already now.

 

Find information on emergency management for Campus Sønderborg here.

You can find general information on Sønderborg here:

Visitsonderjylland.com and GOTO Sønderborg

 

Most Danes love their bikes - you should try as well

We recommend that you buy a bike for your transportation needs. You can get around with your bike through Sønderborg in no time . All dorms are approx. 5 - 10 minutes away from University, the same applies to the City Centre.

 

Bring your car to Denmark

As a student you can bring your car to Denmark and use it up to two years with your foreign license plates. Please note, that you cannot drive your car for more than 185 days per year if you bring it along. You must register your car. 

Find information on the rules and complete the necessary form here

 

 

Last Updated 11.06.2024