First Steps

Information for international students Before your application

Before your application please visit the website of the International Office of the University Duisburg-Essen. There you can find an information brochure, an admission data base and deadlines for foreign applicants.

Required documents Checklist

To make sure your application is complete use the checklist of the International Office.

A place to stay in Duisburg & Essen Accommodation

Admission to study in Duisburg-Essen does not, as it is common in other countries, automatically include the offer for a room in a residence hall. Therefore, you have to acquire your accommodation on your own. There are several options:

Before entering Germany Visa regulations

First contact International Office

The International Office is the central service office for international contacts of the University of Duisburg-Essen.