Information for international doctoral students (Incoming)

The Graduate Center as well as the central contact persons will support you in finding your way around Paderborn University and help you to answer your questions. On our pages you will find a lot of information to help you find your way around and to answer your first questions.

To dos before coming to Germany, after you have arrived in Germany, during your stay, when remaining in Germany/at Paderborn University, before returning to your home country/university, when coming to Germany with family members


General Information for international doctoral candidates (incoming) who want to spend a period of time abroad during their doctoral studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The Welcome Service of Paderborn University supports hosts by providing information, consultation and internal networking with central contact points.


Staying in a different country always comes with a financial burden. We will inform you about your possibilities to receive financial support in order to make a stay in Paderborn possible.


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Anke Riebau

Dekanatsmitarbeiter/in Kulturwissenschaften

International Relations Manager / Faculty Coordinator Incoming & Outgoing Students

Write email +49 5251 60-4013
Writing consultation

Writing consultation for international students and researchers (website only available in German)