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

Intercultural preparation and follow-up

Useful links

Buddy programme for exchange students in Paderborn

Language Learning at the ZfS

Mobility Online

Login to our  exchange portal



Documents to be submitted by Erasmus+ funded students


PROMOS Scholarship

Here you can find more information on the PROMOS Scholarship

Study abroad

DAAD information brochure

(in german)