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Information for refugees


The „Evangelische Hochschule“ (EvH) in Bochum offers different study programmes in the field of social and health services. An overview of the different programmes in German language that we offer can be found here. All courses are tought in German.

  • Are you interested in studying at our university?
  • Are you a refugee? Or are you in contact with refugees who are interested in studying?
  • You want to know what our programmes look like?
  • You want to know which requirements you need to meet in order to apply?
  • You are interested in attending courses as a guest student in order to gain insights into the programmes?
  • We can help you with all these questions!

Contact person:
Monika Hörr,, phone 0234 36901 142.

Funded by the DAAD with financial support from the Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westfalia and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Guest auditors & tandem

You already have a good B1/B2 level of German and still time before applying or starting your studies? Then become a guest auditor at EvH.

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GasthörerschaftPLUS: German courses

Refugees who are interested in studying at EvH RWL and whose German language skills are not yet sufficient to begin their studies may apply to participate in a course entitled “GasthörerschaftPLUS”.

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Helpful information

Here you may find basic information about studying at our university, entry requirements and other helpful information for refugees interested in studying.

Café International

The monthly “Café International” offers the opportunity to meet people from different countries at our university. While taking coffee, tea and snacks in a relaxing atmosphere you’ll have the chance to get to know new people, to ask questions and to exchange experiences. Just come in. Everybody is welcome, even if you just have some minutes.

Location: Cafeteria of the EvH

Dates summer term 2022:

  • Wednesday, 06 April 2022, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 04 May 2022, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 01 June 2022, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 06 July 2022, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.