Hochschule Düsseldorf
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War in Ukraine

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HSD’s position

“Hochschule Düsseldorf – University of Applied Sciences strongly condemns Russia’s war of aggression on Ukraine. We are concerned about the lives of all Ukrainian citizens. As a university, we are particularly concerned about teaching staff, researchers and students in Ukraine and from Ukraine. We would like to express our solidarity with all people in and from Ukraine as well as the people in Russia who oppose the war.”
(Extract from the HSD Board of Management’s position paper of 3 March 2022)

Study opportunities for refugees

If ...

  • you have fled to Germany and you are interested in beginning studies at HSD or
  • you have already studied in Ukraine and you would like to continue your studies at HSD,

please contact the International Office to get advice on how to apply.

Bliss Ayertey


T +49 211 4351-8140

Office hours: Tue 9 - 12, Wed 13 - 16
and by appointment

Detailed information for international applicants is also available HERE.


German Language Courses

HSD International Office offers free German courses to prepare students for their studies. These courses are intended to lead refugees who are willing to study to the level of C1.​

The current course is already fully booked and it is therefore no longer possible to apply.

Further information about the next application phase will be announced on this page: HERE.

Attending classes as guest student  

As a refugee, you can attend classes as guest student for free. You can apply any time. Please find more information here or contact the International Office for advice.

Tariq Kosa


T +49 211 4351-8114

Office hours: Thu 9 - 12
and by appointment

External Links

Information for students and researchers provided by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD):

National Academic Contact Point Ukraine – Welcome to Germany!

Russia's attack on Ukraine: Important information for students and researchers