Central International Office

The Central International Office supports the establishment and development of the international relations of Hochschule Osnabrück. It coordinates the participation of the University of Applied Sciences in programmes of international cooperation and administers financial support of activities within the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences which foster internationalisation.

The Central International Office informs students and staff about possibilities of international mobility: study programmes at institutions of Higher Education abroad, internships or summer jobs abroad, lecture perionds at universities abroad, participation at international conferences etc., and about respective grants and scholarships for students and staff.

Furthermore, it advises foreign applicants on the admission requirements and procedures and it fosters the integration of foreign students by offering a variety of activities.
Each year, the Central International Office organizes the International Summer and Winter Programs of HS Osnabrück.

Furthermore, the Central International Office operates the TOEFL test center at HS Osnabrück (Test of English as a Foreign Language).

Contact Persons

Das Bild zeigt Gunhild Grünanger, Leiterin des Central International Office.

Gunhild Grünanger

Head Central International Office


Room: AF 0109d

Phone: +49 541 969-2966



Office hours: By arrangement only.

Das Bild zeigt Angela Halbrügge, Beraterin für ausländische Studierende.

Angela Halbrügge

International students' advisorAdvisor for foreign applicants with respect to German language skills


Room: AF 0109

Phone: +49 541 969-2996


Office hours: Mon and Thu 14 to 16 hrs and Tue 10 to 12 hrs.



Das Bild zeigt Magarete Hellmann, Koordinatorin Deutschkurse.

Margarete Hellmann

Teacher for German as a foreign languag

Coordinator of German-course offerings

Evaluation of the German evidence of foreign students


Room: AF 0109

Phone: +49 541 969 3691

Phone: +49173 4873905



Office hours: Tue 12 to 14 hrs and by arrangement.

Das Bild zeigt Christiane Hendess, Beraterin für Outgoing-Studierende.

Christiane Hendess

Study abroad advisor: grants and scholarships, studying abroad at specific partner universities


Room: AF 0109e

Phone: +49 541 969-2935



Office hours: Tue 10 to 12 Uhr and the 17 Thu 19 hrs and by arrangement.

Das Bild zeigt Anne Wensch, Koordinatorin der Summer Schools.

Anne Wensch

Housing Service

Coordination Summer Schools


Room: AF 0109

Phone: +49 541 969-3828



Office hours: Mon and Thu 14 to 16 hrs and by arrangement.


postal address:    address for visitors:
Hochschule Osnabrück
Central International Office
P.O. Box 19 40
49009 Osnabrück
  Service- and Information center
Albrechtstr. 30
Building AF/SIZ, 1st floor (access via Barbarastr.)
Room AF 0109
Tel. ++49 541 969 2996
Fax ++49 541 969 3113

Important notice for students who do not live in Osnabrück:

Please contact the Central International Office by phone or e-mail in order to make an appointment before you come to Osnabrück!