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Guide for Internationals

Tell me more about Bielefeld University A brief description
Bielefeld University combines the best German university tradition with innovative research and teaching structures.

Where can I find information about Bielefeld? The City of Bielefeld
Bielefeld is an attractively situated city in the heart of Germany, in the northeast of the Bundesland North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).

How to come to Bielefeld?

Bielefeld is easy to reach (see maps), both by car and by train

Where do I find information about studying in Germany? To learn more about studying in Germany please have a look at the website of the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst). For the study opportunities at German universities see the Higher Education Compass (Hochschulkompass) of the Association of Universities and other Higher Education Institutions (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz)

Where can I find general Information? If you want to get more information about Bielefeld University and the city of Bielefeld in general please contact the Press Office, or first visit the homepage (in German)

What should I know about the application? What students from abroad should know before coming to Bielefeld University concerning academic prerequisites, entry requirements, deadlines, registration, application forms, etc. will be provided by the International Office ( Information can also be given concerning accommodation, health insurance and other questions.

Which Subjects do I find in Bielefeld University? If you want to learn more about the courses of study, curricula and degrees at Bielefeld University see our site about Subjects and Degrees, or go directly to the different servers of the various faculties.

Guidance The International Office( gives students from abroad assistance with their studies and in everyday matter.

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