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Prospective international students

Interested in studying at the HHU?

Most important advisory offices

Whether you’re a prospective or matriculated student – Student Services is the place to go for all information and advice concerning your courses.  The same goes for administrative issues (e.g. re-registration, de-registration, changes of address or name). If you’re not sure: Simply contact Student Services. They will help you directly or refer you to the appropriate point of contact.


Building: 21.02/ SSC
Phone: +49 211 81-12345

The International Office is the first point of contact for all exchange students. Students who want to graduate at HHU are very welcome, too. The ‘Feel-at-Home in Düsseldorf’ programme and the ‘buddy’ programme ‘Mate For You’ will help you settle in and make new friends. Sign up today!


Further advisory services

Your point of contact when you have concrete questions or requests concerning application, enrolment, or change of subject in connection with a specific study programme. All final examinations are processed here, too.   

The individual departments and institutes will give you any information or advice you might need regarding your chosen subjects, e.g. information on course content, course organisation and the requirements listed in the examination and study regulations.

In cooperation with various organisations, the AStA offers students a wide variety of free-of-charge services such as advice on financial difficulties or psychological counselling. Contact the AStA to find out what kind of help is available!

The Studierenendwerk (an organisation providing cultural, social and financial support services to students) provides a wide range of information services that cover many areas, e.g. housing, dealing with government bodies, insurances, working during your studies, GEZ (broadcasting licence fee), health (where required referral to psychological counselling services). Its international matters and culture section organises e.g. a broad spectrum of cultural events.

To help you feel at home quickly during your Erasmus stay in Düsseldorf, ESN organises welcome meetings, campus tours and cultural events in Düsseldorf and the surrounding area. ESN mentors offer help and guidance to Erasmus students, especially during the first few weeks and months.

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