Intensive German language course

The University of Hildesheim, the ‘Volkshochschule’ and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HAWK) offer for higher qualified refugees intensive German language courses. Courses are designed to help international students develop their German and academic study skills in preparation for degree programs at the University of Hildesheim. At the end of the course, participants will take the TestDaF exam (or equivalent).

*Apply now for B1/B2 level! We still offer you a possiblity to learn German in our courses.  Further details can be found here (in German).


The courses are financed by 'Niedersächsischen Ministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kultur' and the program "Integration von Flüchtlingen ins Fachstudium" (Integra) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Please contact Mrs. Pulm for more information.

Good luck!



Guest auditor program


The University of Hildesheim offers refugees who would like to study the possibility to attend lectures and seminars. As a guest auditor you can even attend a German language and a study preparation course.

Becoming guest auditor at the University of Hildesheim will help you to find out which study program is of interest for you and you can even get credits awarded if you enroll for a regular program later.


  • September /October 2018: registration for the guest auditor program
  • 08.10.2018: Guest auditor Info session, 12:00 pm in room N255, 2nd floor, Building N Forum, main Campus Univeristy of Hildesheim
  • 22.10.2018: Beginning of the lecture period

Guest Auditor Application form

People interessted in becoming guest auditor please contact the Welcome team.

Welcome Team

The Welcome Team guides and advises refugees interested in studying at the University of Hildesheim.

They assist you signing up for the guest auditor program, they help to prepare your schedule and they organize events to get to know university life better.

Please contact them if you should have any questions.


office hours tuesday 10:00 am -12:00 pm

or by appointment

room N252, Forum

Universitätsplatz 1

31141 Hildesheim

Student Guidance and Counselling

Steffi Dannenberg (vorm. Albrecht)

Foto Steffi Albrecht

Contact: (Beratung internationaler Vollzeitstudierender (Incomings))

Telephone: 05121 883-92010
email contact form
Room: N 247 - Forum - Hauptcampus
Consultation time: Mo, Di, Do 10-12h. Um Wartezeiten zu vermeiden, vereinbaren Sie bitte einen individuellen Beratungstermin./ To avoid waiting times, please contact me

Concept and Organisation

Anna-Maria Pulm


Contact: (Beratung internationaler Vollzeitstudierender (Incomings) - internationale Vollzeitstudierende im BA-Bereich)

Telephone: +49 5121 883 92012
email contact form
Room: N 252 - Forum - Hauptcampus