Due to its geographical location, the Universität Regensburg has always considered itself a bridge between East and West and accordingly aims to strengthen the dialogue of cultures. Over 1,300 international degree seeking and exchange students from more than 100 countries are enrolled at UR. lt is a prominent destination for international researchers and annually welcomes over 300 international academics from all continents.
The university's International Office and Welcome Center in close cooperation with the faculties provide efficient and comprehensive services for international visiting researchers and international students.
The university's leadership strives to strengthen and promote international links and networks with its over 300 partner institutions worldwide and for this purpose has launched several initiatives to encourage international academic exchange.