As a student from a non-German university you can study as an exchange student for one or two semesters at our university. You can apply for the winter semester (October- March) or for the summer semester (April- September).


Application for Admission (University of Vechta)

for international exchange students

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In order to apply for an exchange semester at the Unviersity of Vechta you have to sent the Application for Admission by the 15th of July for the following winter semester or by the 1st of December for the following summer semester to the following address:

Universität Vechta
International Office
Postfach 15 53
D-49364 Vechta 

Late applications cannot be taken into consideration.



Within the context of arrival in Vechta and registration at the University there are various Opens internal link in current windowformalities that have to be fulfilled. The International Office is happy to offer assistance.

Extension of exchange studies

Provided that the home university agrees, exchange students have the option to extend there stay for a second (and in some cases for a third) semester.

In order to enroll for a second semester, students simply inform the International Office and transfer the Opens external link in new windowsemester fee. If exchange students wish to stay for a third semester, they need to submit an additional Opens external link in new windowformal application.

Further information can be found Opens external link in new windowhere.

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Contact Persons

Laura Heinz & Dr. Frauke Schumacher

Contact Persons for International Students


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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.