Form­al­it­ies and Ser­vices

In order for everything to run smoothly at our university, we have to demand that our students participate in the administrative processes in an appropriate manner. In order to ensure that nothing stands in the way of your studies being organised in accordance with your wishes, we would like to urgently request that you submit the respective applications in due time and that you observe the registration and deregistration deadlines.

External Services

  • Dormitories of "Studierendenwerk Paderborn":­ Online-Application
    ( The International Office provides further information about housing options here!)
  • Aliens department of Paderborn city administration 
    (In charge of foreign residents of Paderborn regarding visa and residence permit related issues)


Study Organisation

Counselling, Workshops, Online-Seminars

The International Office offers you comprehensive advisory services, workshops and online-seminars for orientation at the university and in Germany.

The Central Counselling Service (ZSB: Zentrale Studienberatung) offers counselling and workshops in the following areas:

  • Study related counselling (eg.choosing your study course, study problems etc.)
  • Psychological or social problems
  • Career Service
  • Studying with special needs

The AStA of Paderborn University is the official voice of the students at Paderborn University and offers, in addition to many other services, the following advisory services for students:

Jobs for students

Further Resources