Information for new students

Paderborn University is a campus university. This means that teaching, accommodation and other facilities and contact persons are all in one place, within just a short walking distance. It also means that a large part of student life happens on campus: You’ll find that you quickly make new friends and soon feel part of the university community. We pride ourselves on doing all we can to ensure you feel right at home and enjoy your time at Paderborn University.

Whether you’re starting out on your first semester at university fresh from school, have transferred courses or universities or are coming to Paderborn University for your Masters degree, you’ll find all the information you’ll need here.

If you have further questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre directly. We wish you all the very best as you embark on your degree at Paderborn University!

PLEASE NOTE: You will require a university account with your own university e-mail address in order to access the university’s digital services for new students. Please create your personal university account in advance.