International Office

Counselling for international degree seeking students

If you have any questions on topics such as extending your residence permit, visa and entry, health insurance, financing or general questions about living and studying in Bochum, we will be happy to help.

Your contact persons:

International Office

Student Advice Centre

Detailed financial advice

Here's how to reach us:

Consultation hours via Skype

  • Monday and Thursday: 2-4 pm
  • Tuesday and Friday: 10:30 am-12:30 pm

Skype name: or

Here's how it works: Find and add us as a contact on Skype. Then please write a short message with your request. We will then get back to you.

Please note: We are only online during the above-mentioned consultation hours!

  • The consultation hour does not take place on 11th of November 2021.

Consultation via email

You can also contact us with your request by email at

Please note that the processing time usually takes 2-5 days.

International degree-seeking students
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