PADERBORN UNIVERSITY, PADERBORN

Paderborn, North Rhine-WestphaliaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1972Established Year
  19621Enrollment

Founded in 1972, the University of Paderborn is a non-profit public university located in Paderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. With over 20,300 students including both national and international, Paderborn University is recognized as the University for Information Society.

The university has a strong foundation in computer science and applications; besides, the university also provides significant importance to IT for a growing number of disciplines.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingSuburban
Establishment Year1972
LocationPaderborn in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part time
Work StudyAvailable
Faculty to Student Ratio1:48
Percentage of International Students9%
Admission Helpdesk+49 5251 60-1818

University of Paderborn Program and Residence 

Programs

The university has the following five faculties that cover a broad range of studies in various disciplines-

1. Arts and Humanities

2. Business Administration and Economics

3. Science

4. Mechanical Engineering

5. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics

According to Times Higher Education (THE) 2017, the university ranked 501-600 across the globe.

In the Shanghai Ranking 2018, the field of Mathematics at the University of Paderborn has achieved a ranking within the top 75 universities worldwide.

Residence

Studierendenwerk (student services) helps to find suitable accommodation for students.

• Student accommodations: There are two main on-campus dormitories: Vogeliusweg and Peter-Hille-Weg. Rooms are equipped with a bed, desk, a clothing wardrobe, chair, and Internet facilities.

1. Vogeliusweg- It provides shared apartment facility to the students. They need to share kitchen and bathroom.

2. Peter-Hille-Weg- It provides small, single apartment with an ensuite bathroom and individual kitchen.

• Wohngemeinschaft (shared student apartment): Students get individual room equipped with furniture but have shared bathroom and kitchen.

• Apartments: Students get individual room with their own bathroom and cooking facility.

• Rooms with family or private persons: Students can live with a German, who is not a student.

University of Paderborn Admissions

Students can apply through the official website of the university.

Application deadline: Summer Semester

Admission-free study courses/subjectsPeriods
1st semester01.12.2018-21.03.2019
Higher semester01.12.2018-21.03.2019
Admission-restricted courses/subjects
1st semester01.12.2018-15.01.2019
Higher semester01.12.2018-15.03.2019
In lottery15.03.2019-21.03.2019

General Requirements: Secondary school leaving certificate, a result of university entrance examination (If taken), transcript of records of all academic years, original APS certificate (if required).

University diploma certificate in case the student has already graduated in their home country

Additional Requirements: card/passport copy, valid student visa, current residence document, health insurance

German proficiency tests with minimum grade

1. DSH level 2

2. TestDaF certificate with level 4 in all four sections

3. Deutsches Sparchdiplom Stufe II issued by the “Deutsche Kultursministerkonferenz”

4. Feststellungprüfung from a recognized foundation college affiliated to any German university

English proficiency tests: Different master courses need different level of English proficiency scores:

Computer Science/Physics/Electrical Systems Engineering (in English medium)

TOEFLMinimum 550 (pencil & paper) resp. 585 (ESE) or 80 (internet) resp. 87 (ESE)
Cambridge ESOLCPE, CAE- grade B, FCE- grade A
IELTS6.5 (Computer Science), 6.0 (Physics, Electrical Systems Eng.)

Computer Science (in German medium)

TOEFLMinimum 500 (pencil & paper) or 61 (internet)
Cambridge ESOLCPE, CAE- grade C, FCE- grade B
IELTS

5.0

International Economics and Management

TOEFL87 (internet based)
Business English Certificate (BEC)Level B2
IELTS

6.5

Computer Engineering

With any German language certificate

TOEFL iBT

79

IELTS

6.0

Without any German language certificate

TOEFL80 (iBT) or 550 (paper & pencil)
IELTS

6.5

University of Paderborn, Cost of Attendance

Tuition feesFree
Semester Fees290 Euro
For DSH students290 Euro+550 Euro (course fee)

Accommodation Cost

Monthly on-campus accommodation cost:

Shared apartment275-295 Euros
Single apartment305 Euros

Monthly off-campus accommodation cost:

Shared apartment325-350 Euros
Single Apartment350-380 Euros


Cost of Living (Monthly)

Rent250 Euro-300 Euro
Health insuranceca. 80 Euro
Foodca. 200 Euro
Leisuremin. 80 Euro
Semester feesca. 290 Euro/semester
Miscellaneous50 Euro-100 Euro
Total800 Euro-900 Euro

University of Paderborn Scholarships 

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a number of scholarships for academics, international students, and scientists/researchers from all countries.

Students can pick scholarships suitable to them.

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AVERAGE COST
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 3,600
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
19,621
International Students
1,765
Student : Faculty Ratio
48:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process January 15, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 5.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 87
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #837
    Score (Out of 100)
    #34.7

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