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International Students

Dear international students, welcome to JLU!

In this section, you will find an additional event programme for international students. The International Office will assist you in mastering German bureaucracy and provide practical tips for your daily life in Germany. 

Degree-seeking students (Bachelor, Master and State Examination) should not miss the academic orientation week provided by the Central Student Advisory Office (Studieneinführungswochen, Zentrale Studienberatung)

We wish you a successful start of your studies and hope to see you in our info sessions!

The team of the International Office

International Office

General Counselling of International Students
Dr. Saltanat Langohr and Patrycja Zakrzewska 
Phone: +49 (0)641 99-12143/-12174
Email: studium-international@uni-giessen.de

General Counselling of International Doctoral Students
Dr. Imke Neumann-Fatia
Phone: +49 (0)641 99-12167
Email: promotionsstudium-international@uni-giessen.de

General Counselling of International and Virtual Exchange Students
Jana Shresta
Phone: +49 (0)641 99-12132
Email: europa-aaa@admin.uni-giessen.de (EU)
Email: mobility@uni-giessen.de (the VIP-programme and non-EU)

Registrar’s Office

Application, Admission and Enrolment of International Students
Katarzyna Smolka and Sandra Wobisch
Phone: +49 (0)641 99-16400 (via Call Justus)
Email: international.admission@admin.uni-giessen.de

Information on study courses is provided by the Central Student Advisory Office (Zentrale Studienberatung). First-year students (degree-seeking students – Bachelor, Master and State Examination) should participate in the orientation week (Link). You will learn how to create your academic schedule, how to register for classes, etc. 

Central Student Advisory Office

Phone: +49 (0)641 99-16223 (Mondays and Fridays from 9 am to 12 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 5 pm) Email: ZSB@uni-giessen.de

The International Office organises information sessions and socialising events for current and prospective international students of JLU throughout the year. On every first and third Monday of the month, the student assistants of the International Office will answer your questions and each Wednesday you have the opportunity to meet, chat and play some games with other students. Please check our international calendar regularly.

 Lokal International

The “Lokal International” is the meeting place for German and international students in Giessen with a cafeteria and regular events. The “Lokal International” is run jointly by JLU Giessen and the Studentenwerk. 

Eichendorffring 111
35394 Gießen
Phone: 0641 98399100