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New Postdocs

Starting as a postdoc at the University of Freiburg?

Welcome! We support you to start your postdoc time well prepared and informed. No matter whether you are new here or already know the University of Freiburg: Here you will find information about your beginning and your work as a postdoc at our University.


This page is under construction and will be added to gradually.


Save the Date

Postdoc Start Event

Don't miss our Postdoc Start Event. Further information and registration here.

Informative Meeting for New Employees

For all those who are newly employed at the University of Freiburg there is an Informative meeting for new employees (Einführungsveranstaltung für neue Beschäftigte).Further information and registration here.


Lost in Administration?

Information about UniAccount, Internet, Administration, Payment and more


Every member of Freiburg University has a Username (UserID), which gives University members access to all important IT services. Further information here.



Employee card, payment card for cafeterias, mensas and photocopies, library card, access card for buildings and rooms - the UniCard is all of these. Further information (in German) here.


Campus Management System HISinOne

HISinOne ist das zentrale Campus-Management-System an der Universität Freiburg für die Bereiche Bewerbungs- und Zulassungsverwaltung, Studierendenverwaltung, Prüfungsverwaltung, Veranstaltungsmanagement und Raumverwaltung.

HISinOne can be reached at

Instructions for use: Wiki der Abteilung Campus Management.

Technical Support:


Internet, WLAN, VPN, Phone

Information on the Freiburg University network, WLAN and VPN as well as telephone / VoIP can be found on the website of the University IT Services.



Internal information can be found on the Intranet.


Service A-Z

Information and documents on all important processes of the Central University Administration can be found on the portal Service A-Z on the Intranet.

Part of it is also publicly accessible at

The Central University Administration provides English forms for new employees:


Job Ticket

The Job Ticket BW is a discounted annual ticket for local public transport with a subsidy from the state. As the Deutschlandticket Job, it is also valid on local transport throughout Germany.

Information on the LBV website and the Regio-Verkehrsverbund Freiburg (RVF)


Coming from abroad?

Welcome to Freiburg!

The Welcome Service supports you with all non-academic matters related to your stay at the University of Freiburg. Please register here.

General information about the German academic and university system and about life in Freiburg and Germany can be found on the corresponding topic pages below, both in German and English.

The Central University Administration provides English forms for new employees:

Language courses in German are offered by the SLI (Sprachlehrinstitut/Language Teaching Centre). You can find more information here.


Stay informed!


To stay informed on workshops, events, calls for applications and much more, subscribe to our postdoc newsletter here.


Who can I contact?

Service, Contact and Counseling Points

Service, contact and counseling points, especially on the topics of anti-discrimination, sexual harassment, stalking, studying/working with family duties, health, etc. can be found here.

Networks | Initiatives | Representations of Interests

Staff Council University of Freiburg

Postdocs in the Senat (see "Wahlmitglieder – Gruppe Wissenschaftlicher Dienst")

Mittelbauinitiative Freiburg

Network for Decent Labour in Academia

Network against Abuse of Power in Science

GEW. Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (Trade Union Education and Science)



Dr. Marco Tomaszewski

Onboarding postdocs and professors

Tel. +49 761 203-95788



Virtual Campus Tour

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Academic Personnel Development

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Services for Researchers

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FRIAS - Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies


Higher Education Didactics

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Mission Statement of the University of Freiburg

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Links and Tips on Careers and Perspectives


Living in Freiburg

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