Studying at Saarland University

An exchange programme offers the simplest way to spend a semester or two studying at Saarland University: You could come from one of our partner universities, or as a student from one of the programme or partner countries within the EU's Erasmus+ scheme. You might have received funding from the DAAD to take part in a German language course or for a study-abroad period. Alternatively, you might be coming as an exchange student, a 'free mover' or as a scholarship holder from a non-European country. Whichever path you take to get here, you can be sure of an ideal environment for study and first-rate supervision.

International students at Saarland University enjoy the benefits of small learning groups, excellent supervision and personal contact to academic staff. International applicants can study for a Bachelor's or Master's degree in any of the subjects available, with the possibility of continuing on after graduation to complete a doctoral degree. All of our Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes are officially accredited.

The Masterkolleg is the central coordination and service unit for international students on a Master's degree programme. It provides advisory and support services to international Master's students so that they study more efficiently and effectively. The Masterkolleg offers language and writing courses, introductions to Germany's academic and research landscape, intercultural training and tutorials.

Meet and eat: International Lunch at the Mensa every day

You don't want to eat by yourself, but would like to meet and talk to other students during lunch at the Mensa? Then you will love this! There is a lunch meet up called 'Meet and eat' at the Mensa in Saarbrücken every day from Monday to Friday. International and German students meet in relaxed atmosphere to eat, talk, and get to know each other. Stop by, look for our tables at the window front at entrance A (close to where you bring your dirty dishes), bring your meal, sit down, eat with us, and meet new people. The first 20 students at the Meet and eat meeting point will get a free meal at the Mensa next time. Meet and eat is organized by the Center for International Students (ZiS) and Studentenwerk im Saarland e.V.