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The International Office Team

Please find the links to the employees' office hours further below directly under the respective teams.

Information about our office's profile can be found at the bottom of this page.


Admission and Enrollment of International Students

Would you like to apply for a Bachelor's or Master's degree and have attained educational certificates from abroad? Do you have questions about the application procedure or the required language skills? You can find all the­ information you need on our websites for application and enrollment.

You can reach the team by phone, email and during office hours: Contact/ office hours

Head of Subject Area: Sonja Breiholtz


  • Lisa Baris
  • Simone Heß
  • Marie-Luise Jagla
  • Meike Tornberg
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International Degree Seeking Students

Many questions and concerns can arise during your studies at TU Dortmund University. Contact the team for "Degree Seeking Students" and find out more on our website.

Head of Subject Area: Julia Pehle

Social Counseling

The Social Counseling offers international students support with financial, residence, social or family difficulties. (Ms. Al-Dubai currently on maternity leave)

Contact and office hours of the Social Counseling.

Refugee Counseling and Integration

The Refugee Counseling and Integration Office is the first point of contact for prospective students and students with a refugee background.

Contact and office hours of the Refugee Counseling and Integration Office.

Career International | Certificate “Studium International“ | Alumni International

You will find information and support regarding your career entry on our "Career" pages.

Are you internationally engaged during your studies and want to put this together in the form of a certificate? Visit the pages of the certificate "Studium International"

Office hours by appointment

"Career Companion"

Development of the digital "Career Companion" for the optimal accompaniment of international students during the transition between university and the job market.

Office hours by appointment

Exchange Student Mobility

Outgoings | Study Abroad

Information for TU Dortmund University students who would like to carry out a stay abroad during their studies.

Contact and advising hours for outgoings.

Guest and Exchange Students | Staying at TU Dort­mund University

Information for international exchange students and interns on their stay at TU Dortmund University

Contact and office hours for incoming students.

Erasmus+ Staff Mobility

Information for TU Dortmund employees who would like to go abroad for a stay.

Contact and office hours by appointment.

Welcome Services for International Researchers

The Welcome Services provide information for international doctoral candidates, visiting researchers and lecturers as well as postdocs and professors.

Office hours by appointment.

Cooperations and Networks

TU Dortmund University cooperates with universities all over the world. The aim is to promote the internationalization of the university and to further strengthen cooperation with international educational institutions. Extensive information can be found on the pages for "International Cooperations".


Office hours by appointment. For inquiries about Asia and Central and South America, please contact Ms. Artmann; for inquiries about North America, Africa, Oceania and Europe (except Erasmus), please contact Mrs. Schubert.

Liaison Offices | International Foundations

Inter­natio­nal Meeting Center

The International Meeting Center (IBZ) is the place for international exchange on campus.

Office hours by appointment.


You can also find a lot of help and handouts on the TU Dortmund University's ServicePortal.

Budget Management

Public Relations



Social Media

Follow the International Office on Instagram and check out the latest video on YouTube!


Deputy Director


The International Office


The International Office is responsible for managing the university’s international contacts.


Currently over 4.000 international students from more than 100 different nations are enrolled at TU Dortmund University, and a growing number of students from Dortmund go abroad in order to study or complete a period of practical training.

Our duties include advising and counseling guest researchers and lecturers and international students  who plan to conduct their studies or research in Dortmund as well as advising TU Dortmund students who would like to conduct a part of their studies or an internship abroad. TU Dortmund faculty members can also get an overview of the university’s partnerships.

TU Dortmund University places great importance on its internationalization, which can be seen in the numerous international events organized by the International Office; some of these taking place in our International Meeting Centre (IBZ).

Should you have any questions about one of our fields of work or want to give us a feedback about our online presence, please contact one of our team members.