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A book reading in auditorium G Show image information
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A book reading in auditorium G

Photo: Paderborn University, Adelheid Rutenburges

Demonstration during a lecture in the “Audimax”

Photo: Paderborn University, Adelheid Rutenburges

Studying in the O building

Photo: Paderborn University, Adelheid Rutenburges

The foyer with the Service Center

Applicant groups

Not all those who acquired their University Entrance Qualification Abroad and would like to participate in a program at the University of Paderborn, must directly apply at the International office. It depends on the desired course of study and/or their nationality. You can find an overview in the following information.

Are you a foreigner who graduated at a German higher secondary school?

If you don't have a German citizenship, but have received your university entrance qualification from a German school inside or outside of Germany, apply for the program directly at the online portal of the admissions office. (Please initially supply a grade of 4,0; follow further instructions by email after registration in the online system.)

(Exceptions: Uni-Assist-Subject Programs)

Are you an EU Citizen?

If you are an EU citizen and are applying

  • for an admission-free subject at the International Office (same application deadlines as for Non-EU Citizens) or
  • for a subject with limited admission (NC-Subject), apply directly via the online portal of the admissions office (Please initially supply a grade of 4,0; follow further instructions by email after registration in the online system.) Find the application deadlines on their webpage (Summer semester 15th January; Winter semester 15th July).

(Exceptions: Uni-Assist-Subject Programs) 

Are you comming from a country outside of the European Union?

If you are not German or a citizen of the EU and you have not received your University Entrance Qualification from a German school, apply for a program at the International Office. You need to submit your documents as hardcopies - online applications are neither possible nor accepted).

(Exceptions: Uni-Assist-Subject Programs)

 

 

Application track

 

Applicant groups

Subject group

Uni- Assist

Study application form to the International Office

(Hard copy!)

Online application portal of Paderborn University (PAUL)

 

EU Citizens

Admission free

-

+

-

 

Uni-NC

-

-

+

 

Non-EU Citizens

Uni-assist subject

+

-

-

 
 

Admission free / Uni-NC

-

+

-

 

Graduation Certificate from a German Higher Secondary School  

(Also from outside of Germany)

 

All

-

-

+

 

Degree earned at German Higher Education Institution

(EU and non EU Citizens)

All

Please apply according the respective track for applicants with an EU or non-EU citizenship. Only applicants with an EU citizenship, who want to apply for a NC-subject, have to apply via the online application portal of Paderborn University.

 

 

Application via Uni-Assist

Applicants for the following Bachelor's Programs (in German):

  • Bsc. Chemie
  • Bsc. Chemieingenieurwesen
  • Bsc. Elektrotechnik
  • Bsc. Informatik
  • Bsc. International Business Studies
  • Bsc. Maschinenbau
  • Bsc. Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bsc. Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - Studienrichtung Elektrotechnik
  • Bsc. Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - Studienrichtung Maschinenbau
  • Bsc. Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Applicants for the following Master's Programs (in German):

  • Msc. Informatik
  • Msc. Betriebswirtschaftslehre
  • Msc International Business Studies
  • Msc. Taxation, Accounting and Finance
  • Msc. Management and Informations Systems
  • Msc. Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Msc. Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - Studienrichtung Maschinenbau
  • Msc. Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - Studienrichtung Elektrotechnik
  • Msc. Maschinenbau
  • Msc. Chemieingenieurwesen
  • Msc. Elekrotechnik

Applicants for English Master's Programs:

  • Msc. Electrical Systems Engineering
  • Msc. Computer Engineering
  • Msc. Computer Science
  • Msc. Applied Neurosciences in Sports & Exercise
  • Msc. Materials Science
  • Msc. Optoelectronics and Photonics
  • Msc. Physics

Please apply for the programs of the list above, regardless of your nationality, via the Uni-Assist Online Portal if you don't have a German University Entrance Qualification.

After logging in, select Application –-> Universities (Master) –-> North Rhine Westphalia –-> Paderborn.

Do you want to study at Paderborn University, but still need to learn German for qualifying yourself for a study course?

Provided you still need to acquire the required German language skills, you can initially, no matter your nationality, apply for a German preparatory course at the International Office. (Question 11, Application for Admission). Please note the application deadlines.

Applicant with Entrance Qualification for a Preparatory Study Program

The entrance requirements for the private law preparatory course at the University of Paderborn please refer directly to the preparatory program.

German version of this page: Bewerbergruppen

International Office

To apply directly at the International Office, please send in the filled out application form (Help for completion: Info Sheet) together with your officially certified documents by post to the following address:

Universität Paderborn
International Office
Warburger Straße 100
33098 Paderborn
Germany

Important: Please make sure to submit your application to the correct institution, otherwise it may not be processed.

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