Wel­come to Pader­born Uni­ver­sity!

Information for international researchers and employees

Welcome to the Welcome Services for international researchers and employees!

We are delighted that you have chosen Paderborn University for your research/teaching stay.
Paderborn University supports international experts and researchers who are planning a stay in Paderborn as well as their host faculties and institutes.

In the following, you will find information on formalities such as visa applications and residence permits as well as information on working and living in Paderborn.

We wish you a successful and pleasant stay in Paderborn!


We would like to offer personalized services and support during your preparations as well as during your stay in Paderborn and we therefore kindly ask you to register with the Welcome Service via this online form. Of course, the registration is voluntary but helps us to support you as good as possible.


To offer personalised services and support we kindly ask you to register with the Welcome Service via this online form.


If you would like to receive news and information for international researchers and employees, please subscribe to our newsletter by entering your e-mail address and agreeing to the storage and processing of your data. You will receive an e-mail in which you have to confirm that you would like to subscribe to our newsletter by just replying to the e-mail or by clicking on the link provided in the e-mail. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or problems.

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Anna-Marina Vogt

International Relations Office

Welcome Services for International Researchers and Employees

Write email +49 5251 60-5085
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Davina Stiller

Paderborn University

Assistant to the vice president for international relations

Write email +49 5251 60-2328