Universität Bonn

Institute for Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology

FAQ (First Semester)

Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions about starting your studies.

The most important facts in brief:

Lecture period in winter semester 2023/24
09.10.2023 - 02.02.2024

Important dates and deadlines can be found here and in the academic year calendar.


You can enroll immediately after receiving your letter of admission until the start of lectures. However, due to the registration phases for the courses (see below), earlier enrollment is recommended! The enrollment form is sent by post to the Registrar's Office: University of Bonn, Dept. 9.3 - Registrar's Office, 53012 Bonn

The e-mail address must be noted on the enrollment form!

Information on the documents required for enrollment can be found here.

After receiving the semester documents, the Uni-ID should be activated in order to be able to use the web services of the University of Bonn (mail account, eVV BASIS, eCampus).

The activation takes place on the website of the University Computer Center of the University of Bonn.t

Registration for courses takes place via the electronic study portal BASIS.

Access data: 1. Uni-ID, 2. password

The registration phases can be viewed on the website of the Faculty of Arts and will be updated here as soon as they have been determined for the coming semester.

If courses are offered digitally, they will either be held synchronously via Zoom meetings or teaching materials will be made available to you via the University of Bonn's eCampus learning platform. Communication with lecturers also takes place via eCampus. As soon as you have registered for a course via BASIS, the lecturers will add you to the eCampus group.

All information on the M.A. in Transcultural Studies/Cultural Anthropology, the course of study and structure of the program, the modules and course content can be found here.

The examination registration phases can be found on the pages of the Faculty of Arts or here. You can register for examinations via the electronic study portal BASIS.

FAQs on examinations and coursework in winter semester 2022/23 from the Examinations Office can be found here.

Study counselling can be offered in person in the department or online. Please register by email with Katharina Pawlak (studiengangsmanagement.kulturanthropologie@uni-bonn.de)

Current information on opening hours and use of the departmental library can be found here.

Information about the Bonn University and State Library as well as the literature search portal bonnus can be found here.

Further answers to frequently asked questions and explanations of important terms relating to your degree programme, from application to coursework and examinations, can be found here.

Questions and answers about studying abroad can be found here.

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