STARTING: Student Admission, Registration and
Training in German Language
The Department STARTING is responsible for applications and admission of international degree students as well as the enrollment of international degree, exchange and short-term students.
They also offer DSH preparatory German language courses for students who plan to enroll in a degree program and provide German courses, help and support for refugees.
Student Services Organization: Cafeterias and
The Student Services Organization Siegen (Studierendenwerk Siegen) provides residence halls and runs dining halls and cafeterias on our campuses. Full meals, snacks and drinks are provided at affordable prices.
The University Library (UB) includes different buildings. The main university library is located on Hölderlin Campus (H). Further branch libraries are on Adolf Reichwein Campus (AR), Emmy Noether Campus (ENC), Paul Bonatz Campus (PB), Campus Unteres Schloss (US) and Weidenauer Str. (W).
ZIMT: Center for Information and Media Technology
The Center for Information and Media Technology (ZIMT) offers various IT services at the university. After enrolment, you receive your student e-mail address there. This e-mail address is connected with the ZIMT account, which is required for accessing the university WLAN, the moodle e-learning system, the CampusCloud sciebo or the PC pools. In addition, ZIMT also provides an extensive media library and a media and equipment rental service. The ZIMT service is the first point of contact for general questions.
Language courses offered by the Language Center are free of charge and open to all members of the University of Siegen. Course offerings are available on unisono. Placement tests are mandatory for German, English, Spanish, and French.
Each semester students can sign up for a variety of courses provided by the university sports unit for a basic fee of EUR 5 and an additional course fee of EUR 5 for each course you take.
Job Placement Center
The Job Placement Center of the University of Siegen provides help and support for students who are looking for part-time job, vacation job or an internship. They publish offers from firms and enterprises, private employers, service companies, and authorities.
The Career Service offers interdisciplinary courses, service and events which are open to all of our students. Further, graduates and companies find matching partners by means of networking inside the university.
Student Psychological Service
The Student Psychological Service provides psychological counsel and regular workshops for students of the university.
Family Service Office
The Family Service Office provides advice, support, and information about family issues and child care needs.
Disability Support & Inclusion
People with disabilities should have equal access to general higher education and lifelong learning without discrimination and equal opportunities in working life. In order to realize barrier-free structures, procedures and offers, the Disability Support and Inclusion was established at the University of Siegen under the responsibility of the Prorector for Education and Diversity.
Equal Opportunity Office
The Equal Opportunity Office supports and advises the university in the actual implementation of equal rights for women and men and initiates appropriate measures to eliminate the disadvantages that exist for women. To this end, she works closely with the Equal Opportunities Officer of the faculty and the Equal Opportunities Commission.