Welcome to our campus – orientation about study options available to refugees and asylum seekers

Welcome to our campus – orientation about study options available to refugees and asylum seekers

One of our lecture theatres

Would you like to find out what the University of Passau has to offer?

Our students are keen to help. They will answer your questions and point you to the correct University contacts if you need to discuss specific topics. You can even attend some lectures to see whether studying here would suit you. Please contact us for details.


Student Representatives' Council (AStA)

Room ZB 159
Central Library building
Innstrasse 29

Phone: +49 851 509 1972

Office hours:
Monday to Thursday 12 noon – 1 p.m.
(no appointment necessary)

Would you like to study for a degree?

The Academic Advice Service is there to answer all your questions about studying at Passau. Their team of advisers provide information on our degree programmes and subjects offered by the University of Passau, about how your studies will be organised, what qualifications you need in order to take up study and how to apply and enrol for a degree programme. While you study at the University of Passau, the Academic Advice Service is always there to answer any questions you may have and difficulties that might arise.

We will offer advice to all who wish to study at the University of Passau or elsewhere in Germany – even if you do not have a secondary school certificate. However, basic knowledge of German or English is required for the guidance interviews.

Contact person

Tanja Rieger
Tanja Rieger
Raum JUR 016
Innstr. 39
Tel.: +49(0)851/509-1150

Refugee Programme – full-time programme for refugee students with university entrance qualifications

Do you plan to study at the University of Passau but lack the necessary German skills? During the Refugee Programme at our University you will be able to prepare for the required German levels starting after the Integration Course (B1).

For more details and questions, please, contact the Refugee Programme's team: refugeeprogrammeatuni-passau.de

Would you like to learn German?

The Protestant Students' Community (ESG) offers free beginner's German courses on a daily basis. These are taught by student volunteers, who do not receive remuneration for their services. One-on-one courses may be available on request for reading and writing instruction, exam preparation or a more advanced level of German.

You do not need any particular qualifications to use this service, which is offered free of charge.


Protestant Students' Community Passau (ESG)


Room NK 207
Nikolakloster building
Innstrasse 40

Phone: +49 851 509 1975
German language courses


Prof. Fedtke, Vicepresident

'I would like to extend a very warm welcome from the University of Passau and hope we can help you to realise your personal educational aims.' Professor Jörg Fedtke, Vice President for Quality Management and Diversity, Chair of Common Law