The first point of contact

Two students at the International Office

The International Office is the most important point of contact for international students. Among other things, its staff can answer any organisational questions relating to your degree programme – for example about certificates of aptitude for higher education, admission procedures or the necessary language skills.

Topics for the International Office

Most international students already interact with the staff of the at their new higher education institution during the initial planning stage. The International Office will help with organisational issues relating to your studies, especially with the following topics:

The International Offices often also organise introductory and orientation events and offer buddy programmes. Contact details for the International Offices at German higher education institutions can be found .

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