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Coming to Vechta
Studies, research, short-term stay: We support you on your way to the University of Vechta and during your stay or studies.

Offers for refugees


We are happy to advise and support prospective students and students with a refugee background with all questions related to studying.


We also support teachers with a refugee background with offers and individual advice.



On the following websites you will find informations

  • about the bachelor and master studies at the University of Vechta,
  • about the doctoral program,
  • about the study options despite lost certificates due to escape and
  • for participants of the Kiron program.

"Back to School" and adaptation course for teachers

The adaptation course enables foreign teachers to acquire competencies that are lacking in comparison to a German teaching degree and to subsequently work as a fully-fledged teacher at state schools.

The "Back to School" program prepares students for the adaptation course and provides individual support for participants in the university part of the adaptation course.

Language courses

The International Office of the University of Vechta offers intensive German courses for teachers, prospective students and students with a refugee background.

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Mentoring programs

The International Office offers various mentoring and tutoring programs for students in the bachelor's and master's programs and in the adaptation course for foreign teachers.

supported by the DAAD with funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)