International Profile

International Profile

The University of Hildesheim is an internationally oriented and cosmopolitan university. The university is involved in 187 cooperations with educational institutions in other countries. The focus of Hildesheim's efforts lies on the ERASMUS programme of the European Commission which currently deals with 148 European partner universities in 27 countries. The university is proud to hold one of the top places in the table of percentage outgoings for all Germany - and that for many years now! Every year the exchange of 400 ERASMUS students is coordinated by the International Office.

Further important programmes and projects include:

  • Double Degree Programme:

1. The Russo-German Double Degree (MA/BA Educational Science)

Partner: The State University of Nowgorod

Coordination of the programme: Prof. Dr. Olga Graumann

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2. Franco-German Double Master's Degree Culture Mediation/Médiation culturelle

Partner: Aix-Marseille Université

Coordination of the programme: Julia Krettek

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3. Double Degree Programme International Information Engineering

Partner: Paichai University, Südkorea

Coordination of the programme: Prof. Dr. Thomas Mandl

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  • International Networks:

IAHE The International Academy for the Humanization of Education

Coordination: Prof. Dr. Olga Graumann

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KASTALIA The European Network for Teacher Education

Coordination: Dr. Yvonne Rechter

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ENTIT (European Network For Translator And Interpreter Training)

Coordination: Elke Sasse-Fleige

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  • EU Mobility Projects:

Tempus IV "Networked and phased initial and further training in the management of education"

Coordination: Universität Hildesheim

Project partners: Donau Universität Krems, Technische Universität Lodz, Universität Bielefeld, Staatliche Universität Nowgorod, Witebsker Staatliche Universität, Brester Staatliche Universität, Dnepropetrowsker Nationale Universität, Chmelnizkier Nationale Universität, Smolensker Staatliche Universität, St. Petersburg Further Education Academy

Coordination: Prof. Dr. Olga Graumann

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ERASMUS Intensive programme "New images of an exhibition"

Coordinating university: Universität Hildesheim

Project partners: Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, Masaryk Universität Brno, Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, Onsekiz Mart Universität, Hacettepe Konservatorium Ankara

Coordinator: Helmut Rocholl

in preparation: European Master in Lexicography

Project partners: Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem Budapest, Göteborg University, Univerza v Mariboru, Université Nancy, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Institut für Deutsche Sprache Mannheim, Universität Stuttgart, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Stellenbosch University

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Heid

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  • Center for World Music

The Center for World Music is a unit which researches in the field of World Music and offers not only teaching, but also a programme of public performances and events.

  • The Hildesheim Language Forum

The Hildesheim Language Forum runs in cooperation with the (HAWK) Fachhochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen and the Hildesheim Evening Institute to promote the students' command of languages.

  • The Transeuropa Festival

A recent, European Theatre and Performance Festival in Hildesheim

  • The Internationalisation of University Courses in Conformity with the Bologna Process

  • Support and Extension of the Cooperations with Turkish and Asian Institutions

  • Attracting excellent Students and Academics from abroad



  • The European Seal of Quality 2006 and 2011
  • ERASMUS Success Story 2010
  • Service Award of the University of Hildesheim 2009