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Courses for International Students

Universität Regensburg offers a number of special courses for international students.

Orientation Programmes for International Students

Illustrierende Fotografie: Zwei junge Frauen sitzen auf einer Treppe und blicken gemeinsam in ein Arbeitspapier.Prior to the beginning of the semester, the International Office (IO) organizes orientation programmes for all new international students. Student assistants help new students with all formalities such as registration, health insurance, and registration with local authorities. These programmes including excursions, international coffee hours, and other social events.

Course offers: "Startklar" for degree-seeking students as well as special orientations programmes for exchange students.

German Language Courses

The German as a Foreign Language - Unit offers several preparatory language courses for student applicants as well as German language courses during the semester in order to increase your language proficiency.

Further information is provided by the department of German as a Foreign Language.

Double-Degree Programmes / International Focus Programmes

Universität Regensburg offers a number of study courses with an international component. Many of these study courses are double degree programmes like German-French studies, German Czech studies, and others. During these double degree programmes students spend part of their studies at the partner institution. The degree is awarded by both partner institutions:

  • double degree programmes
  • programmes with an international focus

Double Degree Study Courses

German-French Studies

German-Italian Studies

German-Polish Studies

German-Spanish Studies

German-Czech Studies

Intercultural European Studies (Master)

Study Courses with an International Component


International Economics (Central and Eastern European Focus) (Bachelor)

International Economics (Central and Eastern European Focus) (Master)


South East European Studies

Eastern European Studies (in cooperation with LMU München)

Comparative Culture Sciences (Bachelor)

Comparative Culture Sciences (Master)

English-taught Degree Programmes

Universität Regensburg offers currently seven English-taught degree programmes at Master level.

Please note: Although applicants do not need to fulfil any German language requirements for these programmes, we highly recommend the knowledge of basic German language skills in order to manage every day situations and administrative tasks.

The master programmes in Physics and Mathematics are also taught mainly in English. Applicants still need to fulfill the German language requirement, however!

COSOM: Basic German language skills are highly recommended as not all courses offered within the programme are already taught in English. For further information, please contact Prof. Kunz.

Courses Offered in English

Universität Regensburg aims to offer a broad range of English taught courses throughout all study programmes in order to strengthen its international partnerships.

More detailed information:


  1. UR International

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