Help for students who are refugees from Ukraine

The University of Bamberg is helping Ukrainian students who have had to leave Ukraine and are currently unable to continue their studies there due to the war. At the University of Bamberg, they are to given the unbureaucratic opportunity to enroll for the summer semester of 2024. Currently, most of the teaching takes place face-to-face in the lecture halls on site (not online).

Who can study at the University of Bamberg?

All students who are currently enrolled at a Ukrainian university and now come to Bamberg as refugees.

Which prerequisite do you need?

  • Refugee status in Germany
  • Accommodation in Bamberg or the district of Bamberg
  • A valid Ukrainian student ID

How can you enroll?

After your online application with proof of registration as a refugee and accommodation in the Bamberg region together with your Ukrainian student ID, you will receive admission to study in the summer semester of 2024. With this admission, you can then immediately enroll in the University of Bamberg. In order to be enrolled at the University of Bamberg, you have to transfer a semester fee in the amount of 118,60 Euro.

Which courses can I take at the University of Bamberg?

With your admission to the University of Bamberg, you can basically take all the courses offered for which you meet the subject-related requirements and have sufficient language skills. In addition, the Language Centre of the University offers intensive German courses from the beginner level upwards.

Will my courses completed at the University of Bamberg be recognised?

You will receive a certificate for all successfully completed courses at the end of the semester. If you apply during the winter semester for admission to a regular degree programme starting in the summer semester, the courses you have already passed will be credited for this purpose. In principle, you can assume that courses passed at our university will also be recognised by other German and foreign universities.

You would like to enroll at the University of Bamberg for the summe semester of 2024?

Then please contact us at the following e-mail address:

The application process for the summer semester 2024 will begin in December 2023.

Please find further information on registration in the city of Bamberg, social benefits and accommodation at: