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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

Webinar: How to apply at Paderborn University? Watch now!

Would you like to study at Paderborn University and you need to know how to apply correctly? If this is the case, you should definetely take a look on our Information Video ! It takes about 20 minutes and is full with helpfull information regarding the choice of your study course and the respective application procedures and entry requirements for study courses and study preparational German language courses. You can also download the webinar presentation here. For watching the video, you'll just need the Windows Media Player, or any other Media Player which can handle MP4 files.

Consultation by e-mail or phone for international degree seeking applicants

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:

Tuesday 1 pm - 2.30 pm
Wednesday 10 am - noon
Thursday 2 pm - 3 pm (also in Arabic)   
Friday 1 pm - 2 pm (also in Turkish) cancelled on 25.10.19

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

  Contact Room Office hours
German taught programs Wolfgang
Schramm (Mr)
I4.113 Mon 13.30 -15.00
Tue 10.00 - 11.30
Thu 13.30 - 15.00
English master programs Matthias
Thordsen (Mr)
I4.119 Tue 10.00 - 12.00
Thu 13.30 - 15.00
English master programs /
DSH Course
Muregancuro (Mr)
I4.116 Tue 10.00 - 11.30
Wed 13.30 - 15.00
Thu 10.00 - 11.30
DSH Course Leila Rahmani I4.107 Tue 13.30 - 15.00
Wed 13.30 -15.00
Thu 10.30 - 11.30  
Refugees Martina
Schrade (Ms)
I4.110 Tue 13.30 - 15.00
Wed 13.30 - 15.00
Thu 10.30 - 11.30 cancelled on 17.10.2019
Info Point
 opening hours
Sandra Margies
Marion Quiel
I4.407 Mo 10.00 – 12.00
Tue 10.00 – 12.00
Wed 10.00 – 12.00
Thu  10.00 – 12.00

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/Turkish Language

In addition to our regular office hours, the International Office offers an individual counselling (also) in Arabic and Turkish language for refugees, but also for as well as for other interested students

Arabic Tuesday, 2.30pm - 4 pm  
Turkish Friday, 2.30pm - 4 pm cancelled on 25.10.19  
Place Raum 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 Paderborn University.

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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