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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

Consultation by e-mail or phone

Outside of our personal office hours you can contact us by e-mail or phone.

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

Between November 12th and November 14th the hotline has to be canceled.

Monday:           11 am - 1 pm
Tuesday:           1 pm - 2.30 pm
Wednesday:    10 am - noon
Thursday:        2 pm - 3 pm (also in Arabic)

Personal consultation

If you have questions regarding your application you are welcome to contact us. During our office hours you can visit us without an appointment to discuss individual questions. To find out who you should turn to and when this person is available please take a look at the following table:

Office hours for personal consultation

ContactRoomOffice hours
German taught programsWolfgang
Schramm (Mr)
-> no office hours from
5th until 8th November!
I4.113Mon 13.30 -15.00
Tue  10.00 - 11.30
Thu 13.30 - 15.00
English master programsMatthias
Thordsen (Mr)
I4.119Tue  10.00 - 12.00
Thu  13.30 - 15.00
English master programs /
DSH Course
Muregancuro (Mr)
I4.116Tue  10.00 - 11.30
Wed 13.30 - 15.00
Thu  10.00 - 11.30
DSH CourseEva
Schober (Ms)
I4.107Tue  13.30 - 15.00
Wed 13.30 - 15.00
Thu  10.30 - 11.30
Due to the official opening of building I office hours on November 13th are cancelled.
Schrade (Ms)
I4.110Tue  13.30 - 15.00
Wed 13.30 - 15.00
Thu  10.30 - 11.30

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.

Counselling in Arabic Language

In addition to our regular office hours, the International Office offers an individual counselling (also) in Arabic language for refugees, but also for further arabic speaking applicants.

TimeMonday and Thursday, 2.30pm - 4pm
PlaceRoom I 4 216

An appointment is not required.

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.

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

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.

Want to know what other people say about studying in Paderborn? See our Recommendations on Study Portals.

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