Exchange Study Program

As a student from a non-German university you can study as an exchange student for one or two semesters at our university. Actively learn the German language, get to know the German culture and profit lifelong from gathered experiences.

You can find first hand reports from exchange students from the University of Vechta in the Video "30 Jahre Erasmus - Internationale Studierende erzählen".


Here you can find all the information about the courses at the University of Vechta, practical tips about signing up for courses and background information about courses and exam types as well as important information about the academic year at our university. In addition, you can get information about advisory services you can use to successfully organize your studies.

Application & Registration

The University of Vechta offers a simplified application procedure for exchange students.



Arrival & Orientation

A new city, a new university: the International Office helps you with all the formalities and offers - during the orientation week for international students (Smoother Start Program) and the mentoring program- opportunities to network.

Accomodation & Finances

How can you find accomodation before coming to Vechta? What does life cost in Vechta? Are there any opportunieties for funding?

You can find the answers here.

Community & Activities

Make new friends and make memories together - studying at the University of Vechta can make that happen!

Contact Persons

Laura Heinz & Dr. Frauke Schumacher

Contact Persons for International Students


Opens window for sending emaillaura.heinz[at]uni-vechta[dot]de /

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Room G 06

Fon: +49. (0) 4441.15-

- 437 (F. Schumacher)
- 462 (L. Heinz)

Fax +49. (0) 4441.15 67613 

Office Hours:

Tuesday       10:00 - 11:00 Uhr
Wednesday  14:00 - 15:00 Uhr
Thursday      10:00 - 11:00 Uhr

and by arrangement.