Information for students

Information regarding current university operations

Please refer to the university website for regulations concerning exams and teaching due to the coronavirus.

In the context of current developments, we are endeavouring to hold courses mostly in person in the upcoming winter semester. The so-called 3G-rules will be applied consistently. Please refer to the LSF for further information on this concerning your courses. If you have any questions about a course, please contact the respective instructor.

Information for prospective students

Link Description
Application Deadlines, guidance through the application process, checklist for enrollment and more.
Counseling Services General information for students and prospective students.
International Office The International Office is the central service office for international contacts of the University of Duisburg-Essen.
Language Requirements The language of instruction at the University of Duisburg-Essen is German (except in the English-language degree programmes). For more detailed information follow the link.
Although the main language for all courses is German, single courses may be held in English language. For these see the LSF.
Special counseling services for refugees The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) offers several possibilities for refugees in terms of advanced training, qualification, and sports.

Counseling at the Faculty of Mathematics

For counseling whether earlier academic achievements can be accredited to or qualify for a course of studies in mathematics or technomathematics or business mathematics the contact is Dr. Aleksandra Zimmermann. Mail:
Regarding earlier academic achievements for a course of studies in business mathematics the contact is Prof. Dr. Volker Krätschmer. Mail:

The ERASMUS coordinator is Prof. Dr. Andreas Gastel.

Information for current students