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Welcome to UR!

Cutting-edge research, high quality teaching, a broad spectrum of educational programs across 11 faculties, efficient and comprehensive services for both international students and researchers, this is what the University of Regensburg stands for.

The modern campus offers outstanding research facilities and an inspiring study and learning environment for its 21,000 students, 1,800 of which international, as well as the over 300 incoming researchers which annually come to the UR.

With over 300 partner institutions worldwide the UR is internationally well connected and students and teachers alike benefit from exchanges and manifold international cooperation activities.

Visit these pages of our website

  • to know more about our research
  • to gather information on studying at the UR as an international student
  • to learn about our services for international PhD students and international researchers
  • to explore our learning options for refugees
  • to plan going abroad for a study period or for an internship


The corona pandemic requires our special attention. Therefore, we cannot offer personal consultation hours at the moment. However, we will gladly take care of your request. Simply contact us by phone, e-mail or in one of our zoom consultation hours.

Contact information

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Studying at UR


About 1,800 international students from 100 different countries are presently studying at the UR.

If you have chosen the UR as a study destination, 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 great support structure.

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

Doing a Traineeship at UR

International students who would like to accomplish a traineeship in one of the university's faculties, please see the following important information on requirments, necessary administrational matters, as well as other useful information.

Welcome Center for International Guest Researchers and PhD Candidates


The Welcome Center offers help to new international guest researchers and PhD candidates in several areas, including information on visa requirements, accommodation, formalities and insurance. We also provide 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 together valuable information for PhD candidates wishing to enrol at the UR.

Guest Researchers

International Doctoral Candidates

Information for your hosts (in German)

Going Abroad

Why go abroad? Actually…why not?

Istock-photo-19012355Expand your horizons, complement your curriculum, improve your language skills, and at the same time gain intercultural competence. In addition, impress your future employer. Often a stay abroad in your resume will tip the scales.

The UR has established a worldwide network of renowned partner institutions. Over 700 Regensburg students use this network every year to gain extra qualifications for their future career. Come and see us at the International Office to find the right option for you and ways to finance your stay abroad.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Face-to-face contacts at the UR are now prohibited. You can contact the International Office only by phone or email. (contact information)


⇒ Im Ausland studieren*

Im Ausland ein Praktikum absolvieren*

ERASMUS Internship Funding

⇒ Im Ausland promovieren*

Im Ausland Sprachen lernen*

*Information only in German

International Office

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 and Mobility Programs


Flaggen 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.

Internationalisation within the UR


National Codex


Faculty Contacts for Internationalization

Courses Taught in English

International Degree Programs

Research International

Welcome Center for International Researchers and PhD Students

Research at UR

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