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Special Programs for Refugees

Welcome to the University of Regensburg (UR)!

We are pleased that you are interested in studying at the UR. In order to facilitate the start in a study program at our university, we have put together this short overview. Here you will find all the important advisory offices and special programs for refugees who are considering to study at the UR.

We also highly recommend the following websites:

Profile: Integration of Refugees at the University of Regensburg

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Refugees at Universities

This website provides an overview of the DAAD's diverse measures and programs promoting the integration of refugees at German universities. Refugees studying at the University of Regensburg are supported by the funding program 'Integrating Refugees in Degree Programmes' (INTEGRA), which is financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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Counseling at the International Office

During the advisory meetings at the International Office we can present the possibilities at the University of Regensburg. We will clarify whether you are eligible for university admission and provide you with information on German courses at the UR.

We offer various consultation hours. During these office hours, you can hand in your applications and we will answer general questions concerning the application process.

Further information on the office hours


Information on specialized counseling for study programs

You can receive more information on the study programs at the University of Regensburg during the office hours of the "Zentrale Studienberatung" (ZSB). The ZSB can give you advice on suitable study programs. Before making an appointment with the ZSB, please make sure that: 

  1. You have already visited the International Office AND
  2. You have discussed whether you are eligible for university admission and for which study programs your certificates/diplomas from your home country qualify you.

Hochschulgruppe at CampusAsyl (students networking group)

Who is the students networking group?
  • Whether you have a refugee background or not, interested students are all welcome!
  • Do you need support practicing your language or with your studies?
  • Exciting workshops: anti-racism, Escape & Life in Regensburg
  • Co-organized activities: Cooking workshop, bicycle tour, mystery dinner, bowling, canoeing, etc
  • Regular meetings for a relaxed exchange

If you would like to participate register under hochschulgruppe@campus-asyl.de
Registration deadline for the summer semester 2021: 20.04.2021!

Further contact points for refugees on campus

The network Campus-Asyl organizes many projects for and with refugees: www.campus-asyl.de. There are many projects that are interesting for refugees who plan to study. If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact: info@campus-asyl.de.

The Refugee Law Clinic supports refugees in legal matters and can be of assistance when it comes to communicating with appropriate authorities. If you need any legal advice, please talk to the International Office. They will establish the contact with the responsible person of the Law Clinic.

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Special Programs for Refugees

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