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Offers for refugees

Studying in Germany? Come closer!

Have you fled your home country and already obtained a university entrance qualification there? Then apply for a taster course! As a guest student you can take part in our courses for up to two semesters. As a result, you can get to know our university first hand and then make a well-prepared decision for a regular course of study that perfectly suits your wishes and ability.

Our offers for you

Whether or not you will be accepted as a guest student is decided by your application and the personal consultation which we would like to invite you to. Find out more here.

  • University entrance qualification (proof of the university entrance qualification in the home country)
  • German language skills (at least B1 level)

For your application we need:

  • The appropriate completed registration form
  • Your letter of motivation (one to two pages)
  • Proof of your university entrance qualification
  • Proof of your knowledge of the German language (level B1)
  • Your passport photo
  • A copy of your identity document
  • Proof of your residence status
  • A consultation with you in which we clarify any questions you may still have

Application period 15 May to 30 June

You can send the documents by post to the following address:

University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer
F AO Katharina Michel
Constantiaplatz 4
26723 Emden

Information about student mentoring

Regular students at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer support and accompany your during your studies.

  • Your student mentors will help you find your way around the campus and advise you on personal and study-related issues
  • They will support you during the semester with regular personal meetings
  • In addition, they actively participate in regular integrated events, for example at the inter-cultural café or on excursions and much more

How the mentoring is structured beyond that (leisure activities, sports, etc.) is left to each student mentor themselves.

Any questions? 

Send us an email: rccr(at)

Our office in the refectory foyer (ground floor) is open every Thursday between 2.30 and 4.30 p.m. 

Contact: Katharina Michel
Room: V08a
Tel. +49 (0)4921/807-1331
Email: katharina.michel(at)