Student Activities

As our current students you are the experts on Freiburg and all the exciting things one can do here – or you will be experts very soon!

But just to start you off, below you’ll find a general list of student activities for German and international students in Freiburg. It is a good starting point for getting involved during your Academic Year in Freiburg but, of course, there are many more formal and informal student groups than those listed here.

Student Activities Club Description
Studium Generale Courses, lectures, concerts, tours, etc. offered outside of classes with the goal of starting public discussion on important topics. Many of them are free and open to the public.
International Student Club Forum for local and international students offering regular meet-ups and events.
SWFR Tandem-Service International Students Club’s service for helping language learners (of German and other languages) find native speakers who wish to share their linguistic knowledge.
SWFR StudiTours International Students Club’s service for organizing affordable trips in Germany and Europe.


University of Freiburg’s English Department drama group which hosts one English-language theatrical performance per semester.
Intramural Sports Program Especially team sports are usually free of charge, and AYF students are most welcome to participate.
Other Student Organizations A complete list of recognized student groups at the University of Freiburg.
Freiburg-Madison-Gesellschaft Sister city club supporting the Freiburg – Madison connection. The FMG offers regular meetings on German-American subjects and hosts special events for AYF students.