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:

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

A recent, European Theatre and Performance Festival in Hildesheim



International Office

University of Hildesheim
International Office
Universitätsplatz 1
31141 Hildesheim

Contact persons

International students: Rooms N 246-248

Study abroad: Rooms N 250/251

Office hours: Mo, Tue, Thu 10-12 AM

and by arrangement

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Erasmus +

The University of Hildesheim takes part in the new Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.


Erasmus Policy Statement

European Quality Award 2006 and 2011

For its outstanding commitment and service in organizing student and teacher mobility with its international cooperations, the University of Hildesheim received the European Quality Award 2006 as well as the European Quality Award 2011.