On­line-Sem­in­ar: How to ap­ply at Pader­born Uni­ver­sity? Watch now!

Would you like to study at Paderborn University and you need to know how to apply correctly? If this is the case, you should definetely take a look on our Information Video ! You can also download the presentation here

Ad­min­is­trat­ive pro­cesses at a glance

In case of questions about the administrative processes at Paderborn University (e.g. enrollment, change of studies etc.), a glance at the section "Formalities and Services" might already answer them!


Con­sulta­tion by e-mail or phone for in­ter­na­tion­al de­gree seek­ing ap­plic­ants

Outside of our personal office hours you can contact us by e-mail io(-)info(at)zv(dot)uni(-)paderborn(dot)de or phone.
(e-mail address is not designed for internal enquiries)

You can reach our Application Hotline by calling +49 5251 60-1818
at the following times:

Consultation hours by phone


1 pm - 3 pm


10 am - 12 pm


2.30 pm - 4 pm - in ukrainian & russian

(on 10th July 2024  3.15 pm - 4.30 pm) 


9 am - 11 am


Per­son­al con­sulta­tion

For a personal consultation, please visit us during opening hours at the Infopoint, I4.407. Please mark an appointment for office hours at the Infopoint, or by email.

Please refer to the following table for the office hours of our staff:

Subject area Contact Room Office hours

Info Point opening hours

Sandra Margies

Kai-Uwe Nemenich

Angelika Herzog



Tue  9:00 am - 11:00 am.

Wed 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thu  9:00 am - 11:00 am.

German taught programs

Schramm (Mr)


Currently appointments will be given via mail registration

Tue 10:00 am - 11:30 am

!! no office hours on 16th of July !!

German taught programs

Simone Rudolph Brandão


Currently appointments will be given via mail registration

No appointments until 15.08.24

Wed 1.30 -2.30pm

English master programs:

Enrolment issues and students advice

Thordsen (Mr)


Office hours (no appointment needed): Thursday 10am - 11:30 am (10 minutes timeslots) or by appointment via e-mail registration

English master programs:
University admission

Muregancuro (Mr)


no counselling hours

DSH Course

Helen Hölting



Denis Kalushi (Mr)





Currently appointments will be given via mail registration
Tue 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Currently appointments will be given via mail registration
Wed and Thu 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm and by appointment.

Preparatory course (Studienkolleg)

Sevilay Aykaş


Currently appointments will be given via mail registration
Thu 10:00 - 11:30 am


Volker Verhoff


Currently appointments will be given via mail registration

Wed 2:00 - 3.30 pm

Thu 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please note that you need a proxy/letter of authorization if you are acting on behalf of another person or seeking information for another person.

So­cial Me­dia

International Office:
On our general Facebook page, you can get information events and news from the world of the International Office. We hope for your understanding that for reasons of capacity we cannot offer individual advice on Facebook.

DSH Course:
You are a current or prospective participant of the DSH course? Get in touch with your peers in our Facebook group for DSH courses at Paderborn University. Or are you interested in the current offers for learning German (study-related German courses, writing advice)? Follow the Instagram account of the ZfS (Centre for Language Studies).

There is also a Facebook group for refugees, who are prospective students or already enrolled at Paderborn University.

International degree seeking students:
On the InRegio Facebook page international degree seeking students find out about events in the region and get information that is relevant for building a career in Germany.