Free-of-charge internet access
Pick-up service from railway station / airport
About the City: DIA Graduate School of Architecture has a unique academic as well as geographic position: to study in the famous Bauhaus City Dessau, 120 km (80 miles) south of Berlin, is a treat for any architecture student. In addition, Dessau is embedded in a triangle of old historic German cities like Halle, Leipzig, and Wittenberg.
Cost of living: Minimum of 670 EUR per month to cover living expenses (incl. accommodation, excl. health insurance costs). Cheap rail fares/student discount on trains available.
General promotion / funding: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Arrival support: The campus coordinator, Mrs Yili Lu, helps regular and exchange students to find accommodation and go through the paper work. For practical every day matters, there is also a strong community of the DIA students that communicates through social networks.The International Office (AAA - Akademisches Auslandsamt) runs a student-to-student buddy programme for incoming international students at all three sites of Anhalt University. This includes pre- and post arrival support (pick-up service, local information on university and place of residence etc.).Interested international students should contact their future degree programme staff at Anhalt if they wish to have a buddy before and on arrival.Anhalt University's sites at Kothen, Bernburg and Dessau run different formats of welcoming sessions/weeks for international students at the beginning of a semester.For further information see: http://www.hs-anhalt.de/international/international-students.html
Services and support for international students: The general student advisory service of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences informs prospective students about study options, final degrees, admission requirements and restrictions, study conditions as well as the contents, structure and requirements of the respective course of study. The DIA Office at the University in Dessau supports students with all issues related to their studies, including application, enrolment, semester updates, and graduation. After successful admission, DIA Office will guide prospective students through the process of registering and enrolling. Both programme coordinators and International Office/Akademisches Auslandsamt offer support services for international students during their entire stay at Anhalt University (social and study related).For further information see: http://www.hs-anhalt.de/international/international-students.htmlInternational Coordinator / Campus Dessau: Mrs Yili Lu