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The University of Vechta offers advice, support and courses for refugees who were teachers in their home country.

workshops and programme for auditing students

Refugees who intend to study or refugees who were teachers in their home country can attend workshops or visit lectures as an auditing student.

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information and advice

The International Office of the University of Vechta offers advice and information for refugees who would like to start or continue their university studies.

German language classes

Refugees who intend to study at a German university can attend German language classes which prepare for the TestDaF.

mentoring programme

The International Office offers a mentoring programme for refugees who study at the University of Vechta.


The International Office informs regularly via e-mail about new offers for refugees who intent to pick up or continue their university studies.


refugee commUNIty

The student-led initiative ,,refugee commUNIty'' is a cooperative project of the students' union and of catholic, protestant, muslim communities at the University of Vechta.


Information on further projects concerning the topic of flight and migration can be found on Opens external link in new windowour German website.

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contact persons

Mareen Bergemann
personal assistent to the President

room E 023
Opens window for sending emailmareen.bergemann[at]uni-vechta[dot]de
phone +49. (0) 4441.15 212

Sophie Weingraber
contact person for the project "Sprachnetz" /
coordinator of the round table "Initiativen zum Thema Geflüchtete"

room X 124
Opens window for sending emailsophie.weingraber[at]uni-vechta[dot]de
phone +49. (0) 4441.15 589

Dr. Katrin Schumacher
contact person for refugees /
head of the team "offers for refugees" at the International Office

room R 038
Opens window for sending emailkatrin.schumacher[at]uni-vechta[dot]de
phone +49. (0) 4441 15 610