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We welcome you to the UR!

Here you will find  a cosmopolitan and hospitable environment, and a university that offers an outstanding teaching and research quality.

The International Office is the point of contact for all questions concerning your stay at Universität Regensburg. Whether coming for one or two semesters, for a whole degree, or for a research stay, we will provide you with information and advice on a comprehensive array of topics.

Studying at UR

Approximately 1,400 international students from 90 different countries are presently studying at the UR.

Studieren-in-regensburgIf you have chosen the UR to study abroad, what awaits you is a university with outstanding facilities for academic achievement, a campus with short distances between departments, excellent teaching and research quality, and a large network of organizations, which will help you integrate and get around in Regensburg.

Why study in Regensburg?

International Degree-Seeking Students

Exchange Students

►  English Version
►  German version

Special Programs for Refugees

Students with special needs

Degree Courses

Courses taught in English

Life in Regensburg

Get together

Special Programs for Refugees

Here you will find more information about the special programs for refugees.

Welcome Center for International Guest Researchers and PhD Candidates

Promovieren-02The Welcome Center offers help to new international guest researchers and PhD candidates in several areas, including information on visa requirements, accommodation, formalities and insurances. We also offer support if you are considering to come to the UR with family, for example tips for your partner on where to take German classes, or where to find appropriate child care and/or schooling options.

We have also put valuable information together for PhD candidates wishing to enrol at the UR.

Guest Researchers

International Doctoral Candidates

Information for your hosts (in German)

Going Abroad

Istock-photo-19012355Why go abroad? Actually…why not?

Expand your horizons, complement your curriculum, improve your language skills, and at the same time gain intercultural competence. Additionally, impress your future employer. More often than not, a stay abroad in your resume will simply tip the scales.

The UR has established a worldwide network of renowned partner institutions. About 650 Regensburg students use this network every year to gain extra qualifications for their future professional career. Come and see us in the International Office for advice on how to find the right study abroad programme for you and your needs, and how to finance your stay abroad.


⇒ Im Ausland studieren*

Im Ausland ein Praktikum absolvieren*

⇒ Im Ausland promovieren*

Im Ausland Sprachen lernen*

*Information only in German

Advisory Service

The International Office is the central information and service unit at the UR for all who want to study or do research at the University of Regensburg or for those who are interested in going abroad.

Here you will find an overview of the different areas and contacts:

Important Contacts

Partner institutions



The expansion of international relationships in teaching, research and studies is one of the main goals of the University of Regensburg and is, as such, integrated in its mission statement. The basis for this development lies within several guidelines and agreements, which facilitate international exchanges and provide reliable frameworks.

Partner institutions and Mobility Programmes



DAAD-Partnership Programme with Eastern European Universities*

Compostela Group*

Internationalisation within the UR


National Codex

Faculty Contacts for Internationalisation*

Courses Taught in English

International Degree Programmes

Eastern Europe Focus*

* Information only in German

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