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Open hours student secretary | Issues with CampusCard

Dear students, dear guests,

The Students Office and the Info-Point will be generally closed until 29th May 2020. There is currently no face-to-face service offered. You can send your request to studierendensekretariat@uni-osnabrueck.de or to studios@uni-osnabrueck.de. Our staff will attempt to process your request without major delays but ask for indulgence if this is not done to the usual extent due to the increased inquiries.

The Info-Line is, as usual, available at 0541 969 7777  from Monday to Thursday, 9.00 to 16.00 and on Fridays, 9.00 to 14.00

Please also take a look at our FAQs as you might find the answer to your question there

Starting on 4th May 2020, the Info-Point will be open again, from Monday to Thursday, 10.30 to 14.30 and on Fridays, 10.30 to 14.00, only for validation and the issue of the Campuscard

The following hygiene and safety measure must be stricty obeyed – outside on the entire campus as well as inside the buildings:

  • Wear face masks
  • Pay attention to instruction signs and guides
  • Entry only through the sidedoor
  • Exit only through the automatic slide door
  • Acces to card reader only for validation of the Campuscard
  • Acces to the Info-Point desk only for Campuscard pick-up
  • Only five people in the building at the same time
  • Keep required safety distance inside the building
  • Keep required safety distance outside the building

Please avoid queues and crowds of people on the campus and in front of buildings.

Thank you for your understanding and consideration!

Your Info Point and Students Office Team

Application possibilities for the summer semester 2020

Are you interested in applying to Osnabrück University?

Osnabrück University offers you both the most recent study programs and various degrees: 

study programs (in German)



Please note that the application procedure depends on the different groups of applicants:

With a German secondary school diploma

Applicants who have earned a secondary school diploma from a German school either in Germany or abroad must meet the same admissions requirements as German students. They are considered international students with German diplomas ("Bildungsinländer").

With foreign certificates

International students with foreign certificates applying to study in Osnabrück must meet certain conditions related to their subject and linguistic competence. Their educational background and country of origin also affect the admissions procedure. Please contact the Admissions Office (Studierendensekretariat) for more information.

Exchange programs

Students from partner universities who are part of an exchange program and do not intend to graduate from the University of Osnabrück are admitted under simplified conditions. Please contact the International Office for more information.

General information about studying in Germany