The campuses are situated in quiet small towns of about 20,000 to 32,000 people with green environments. Shopping facilities are within walking distance and many larger cities can be reached for free by public transportation with the student semester ticket.
Campus in Jounieh, Lebanon. Since 1999
Sarba Highway, Beirut direction
Jounieh, Kesserwan – Lebanon
Website Lebanon Campus: http://www.gltlebanon.com/
During the Freshman year, most of your classes will take place on campus in classrooms conveniently located just a few steps from your dormitory. Engineering students who must attend their nine-week workshop training course at the university facilities in Jülich will be transported at no extra cost.
FH Aachen Christmas Greeting December 2017 - click "subtitles" for English
The photos below were made just before the new students moved into the dorms. Once the students move in, they may decorate their rooms.
Please note that the facilities are slightly different in each dorm, so the photos you see here may not be of the room you will be assigned. Rooms are assigned upon arrival. It is not possible to request a specific dorm.
Our apartments have
We will assign you a room for the duration of the Freshman Program. The room rental will not be refunded if you leave the program or move to another address.
Students attending classes in Jülich may eat breakfast and lunch from Mondays to Fridays in the university dining room (Mensa). You can see the daily menu here: http://www.studierendenwerk-aachen.de/en/Dining_Services.html.
The cafeteria on the Freshman campus in Geilenkirchen is open Monday-Friday from 10-17.
Cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.
All students should learn to cook, clean, do laundry and sew on buttons and other small items before coming to Germany. All students are responsible for preparing their own meals and keeping their rooms clean, including the bathrooms. In particular students seem to enjoy cooking together and sharing different kinds of foods with each other.
There are coin-operated washing machines and dryers in the student dormitories. Students must do their own laundry.
Food, personal articles, sim card (phone contract) and pocket money are not included.
During the Freshman year
All students are covered by private health insurance during the Freshman year.
This health insurance covers most medical and dental problems that may arise during the Freshman year, however, it does not cover pre-existing conditions.
If you get sick, our staff will help you find a doctor and make an appointment for you, if necessary.
During the Freshman year students are also covered by liability insurance.
After the Freshman year
When students enroll in a bachelor's program after completion of the Freshman year, they will be required by law to purchase health insurance at a German public health insurance company. This currently costs approximately € 110 per month. More information will be available during the Freshman year.
German public health insurance covers most medical and dental problems.
Students must purchase their own liability and other insurance after the Freshman year.
Students are not permitted to work during the Freshman year.
After completion of the Freshman year, students enrolled at German universities are permitted to work part-time.
Upon completion of their degree, students may stay in Germany for up to one and a half years to find employment.
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