Document Actions

You are here: Home Counseling Welcome guide for … Contact persons: Who can help …

Contact persons: Who can help me?

International Office – Office for international relations


The main duties of the International Office are to:

  • Maintain the international partnerships and contacts of the University of Freiburg;
  • Supervise and  support international students and scholars;
  • Provide information regarding the options for studying abroad and to mediate for stays around the world;
  • Advise and coordinate other institutions of the University in their international activities.


Location: The international Office is located in the Rektorat of the University of Freiburg at Fahnenbergplatz, ground floor. You can reach us with all the tram lines, stopping at Stadttheater, or with bus No. 27, stopping at Fahnenbergplatz.

Contact persons

For degree-seeking students

The International Admissions and Services (IAS) department – Service Center Studium are at hand to help you with the following matters:

  • Advice regarding study possibilities at the University of Freiburg for international students
  • Advice and guidance on decision-making
  • Application and admission for international students
  • Enrollment for international students
  • Advice on course and degree program changes
  • Authentication of certificates issued from the University for the purposes of an apostilles (Hague Convention)


EU- Office with the coordination and administration of the EU mobility program ERASMUS.


For Freiburg Global Exchange

Claire Steffen

Rectorate, ground floor, room 00 028a


coordinates the exchange program Freiburg Global Exchange.


For Faculty Exchange


The coordinator at the respective faculty provides further assistance.




With Eucor – The European Campus you have the chance to take free classes in all five Eucor universities in three different countries, Germany, France and Switzerland. Contact persons can be found on the linked website.


For short-term studies / Freemover

The International Admissions and Services (IAS) department of the Service Centre for Student Affairs helps with information on short-term studies / Freemover.


For international guest researchers and doctoral students


The Welcome Service is responsible for international guest researchers and doctoral students.


For everyone

The Global Tutor is a student, that is part of the International Office. She supports international students and answers all questions regarding studying and living in Freiburg.

The volunteer “Team International” consists of people from different countries who live in Freiburg and have partly studied at the University of Freiburg. They are happy to answer questions about studying and living in Freiburg.

Africa: Dr. André Nguemning,

China: Ms. Yin Lin,

Iran: Dr. Mohammad Salavati,

Russian speaking students: Prof. Dr. Olga Keller,

Hungarian speaking students: Ms. Mária Krempels,

Japan: Mr Sho Kawano,

Oceania: Ms. Annabelle Bockey,