A stay abroad broadens one's horizons and is an experience that is not only personally enriching. Stays abroad and also knowledge of German are welcomed in the working world and open up new professional opportunities.
Which requirements have to be met for studying at University of Duisburg-Essen, which deadlines and dates apply, which support programs and scholarships are available as well as information on financing the studies - these and many other questions concerning a study stay have to be clarified before you can start.
The University of Duisburg-Essen offers several study opportunities for foreign students. Both short stays for one or two semesters within the framework of an exchange program, but also entire study cycles in the Bachelor or Master or even subsequent doctorates can be pursued.
The UDE also offers various opportunities for refugees.
Preparation and Training International Programmes
The University of Duisburg-Essen offers, in addition to a variety of German degree programs, bilingual and English-language programs:
Foreign students also have the opportunity to improve their language skills and participate in summer courses and excursions:
Likewise, foreign students can network with domestic students to get to know the language and culture better:
If you decide to study at the UDE, you can rent your own apartment or a shared room. The Studierendenwerk of the University of Duisburg-Essen also rents furnished rooms in shared apartments to program students.
The dormitories are characterized by the fact that they are affordable, close to campus and it is easy to socialize with other residents. There are a total of five residence halls in the cities of Essen, Duisburg and Mühlheim.
As an international student, you can apply for a furnished room in one of the dormitories on the website of the Studierendenwerk as soon as you have been accepted at the UDE.
Please note that the social and student body contribution is not a tuition fee or a registration fee. The amount is composed as follows:
The International Office is the central service facility of the University of Duisburg-Essen for international contacts and provides advice at the Duisburg and Essen campuses.
Universitätsstr. 15, Gebäude V15
Tel.: +49 201 183 4128
Geibelstraße 41, SG-Gebäude
Tel.: +49 203 379 4433
Winter Semester: 1. October - 31. March
Summer Semester: 1. April - 30. September
Winter Semester: 1. June
Summer Semester: 1. December