In Germany, all individuals can study at a university, regardless of their residence status. This also applies to refugees. Information on the requirements for university studies in Baden-Württemberg can be found here (in German and English):

To find out which programmes are offered or how to enrol at university, you will have to contact the respective university. In Germany, there are also programmes taught in English or other languages.

The following link provides important information for studying in Freiburg and the region, including the contact persons for refugees at universities.

There are several universities in Freiburg and the surrounding region.
Overview of universities.
You can obtain initial information about the universities and university programmes on offer in Freiburg and the region from the Youth Immigration Service (for the age group up to 26 years of age). You can also get information about the different options to receive financial support. You can also get initial information in an orientation meeting at the Education Guide (WeBi).

Immigration Counselling Center Youth Immigration Service (Jugendmigrationsdienst, JMD)

Counselling Centre and services for young
immigrants aged 12 - 26

Caritasverband Freiburg Stadt e. V.
Sundgauallee 8 , 79110 Freiburg


Straßenbahn Linie 1 Haltestelle Bischofslinde

Frau Kaluscha
0761/137 82-17
Frau Maire
0761/ 137 82-11

Counselling for refugees aged 12 to 27 (persons with exceptional leave to remain, asylum seekers and unaccompanied and accompanied minors)

Frau Koch
0761/137 82-13
Frau Blattmann
0761/137 82-14

Bitte einen Termin vereinbaren

Di 14-17 Uhr, Mi und Do 10-12Uhr und 14-16 Uhr, Mo und Fr nach Vereinbarung


  • Consultation /individual support:
  • language, school, vocation, training
  • family reunification, staying in Germany
  • social integration
  • individual help with schooling and learning the language
  • placement of volunteers, sports projects, courses, culture

Education Guide (Wegweiser Bildung - WeBi)

Entrance City Library

Münsterplatz 17 , 79098 Freiburg
0761 201 2020

Di 10-13 u. 14-18 Uhr; Mi 14-17 Uhr; Do 15-19 Uhr; Fr 14-17 Uhr

Di-Fr 10-19 Uhr; Sa 10-14 Uhr

Advice in Arabic: twice a month
The "WeBi" in the entrance area of the City Library is the central guide in Freiburg for all matters relating to education and counselling. It's a compilation of all educational services and educational counselling services. The offers are available in the form of flyers or can be explained in a consultation session. We provide fast and accurate information on possible routes to school in Freiburg and discuss the next steps.

Student Services Freiburg

Social support and assistance for students at universities in the Freiburg region

Schreiberstraße 12-16 , 79098 Freiburg
0761/ 21 01-2 00
Johanna Luther (Koordination Studium Geflüchtete)
0761/ 2101- 234

Mo-Di 9-12 Uhr, Do 9-12 Uhr und 13.30-16 Uhr sowie nach telefonischer Terminvereinbarung

Mo-Fr 9-17 Uhr

Language Teaching Institute (SLI) of the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg

The SLI offers language courses for students and non-students. In addition to German as a foreign language, it also offers English, Romance languages, Russian and Swedish, etc. Furthermore, the SLI conducts the DSH exam (language test for university admission) four times a year.

Universitätsstraße 5 , 79098 Freiburg
0761/ 203-3224 oder 203-3272

nach Vereinbarung

Mo-Fr, 10-17 Uhr

  • Mrs Hardt will inform you about the "preparatory course for refugees interested in studying" and about other German courses.
  • Mr Overmann will inform you about all German courses during the semester and about the DSH exam.

Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg

The Albert-Ludwig University is the largest university in Freiburg and offers many different study programmes.

Student Service Centre – International Admissions and Services Department

Application and admission to study at the University of Freiburg for foreign students

Sedanstraße 6 , 79098 Freiburg
0761/ 203 4246

Mo bis Do: 9 bis 12 Uhr, Do: 14 bis 16 Uhr


  • Advice on the study programmes at the University of Freiburg
  • Information about the recognition of non-German educational qualification
  • Please bring:
  • available educational diplomas
  • available language certificates

For more information that may be relevant for studying at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, go to:

For an overview of all programmes offered at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, go to:



Contact Person



Consulting Hours

Opening Hours



Editorial Office and Contact

Amt für Migration und Integration
Abteilung 2 - Integration
Berliner Allee 1
79114 Freiburg
Fax: 0761 / 201-6493

Herr Arne Scholz
Tel. 0761/ 201-