Admissions without a German "Abitur" and other routes

If you do not have a university entrance qualification in the form of the German “Abitur” or the relevant valid subject-specific university entrance qualification for North Rhine-Westphalia, you may qualify to study at Paderborn University via the following routes:

Vocational qualification
(e.g. completed vocational training plus professional experience or advanced further training)
Specific suitability for the degree programme
(e.g. advanced technical college entrance qualification with proof of suitability)
Mature students
Degree programmes A-Z

Here you will find an overview of the degree programmes on offer at Paderborn University.

Any Questions?

Questions about our degree programmes?
Student Advice Centre

Questions about applications/enrolment?
Registrar's Office