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Welcome to the International Office

The International Office provides services for international students, doctoral candidates and international researchers, as well as for students of Bielefeld University who would like to spend a period abroad. Furthermore, it supports faculties in promoting internationalization.


Here you can find our team.

Our main responsibilities:


  • Providing advice to foreign prospective students
  • Supporting international students and academic staff
  • Advising German students who intend to study abroad
  • Coordinating cooperation with international organizations
  • Supplying support in concluding cooperation and partnership agreements with universities world-wide
  • Allocating scholarship resources to international and German students
  • Advising faculties concerning third-party fundings and international recruitment
  • preparatory and study-integrated German courses for international (prospective) students, PhD candidates and researchers at the German Language Centre PunktUm
  • German Summer Courses for international students and graduates


From September 2022 we will also be available at the Info Point
When: Mondays to Fridays between 11:00 and 13:00
Where: in the central hall in the main building of the university

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