In­form­a­tion for se­lec­ted fu­ture ex­change stu­dents

Once you have accepted an offer of a place in a student exchange programme, your preparations can really begin. There are numerous study-related, organisational and financial considerations to bear in mind.

In the following pages we provide important information about the time before, during and after your exchange. 

We wish you a successful time abroad both academically and personally!

Registration at the Partner University

Preparation of the Learning Agreement



Leave of absence


Insurance, visa and security

Extension of stay

Intercultural preparation and follow-up

Useful links

Buddy programme for exchange students in Paderborn

Language Learning at the ZfS


Documents to be submitted for Erasmus+ beneficiaries at a glance


PROMOS Scholarship

Here you can find more information on the PROMOS Scholarship

Mobility Online

Login to our  exchange portal


Study abroad

DAAD information brochure

(in german)