FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Here you can find the answers!
As an Erasmus student you can apply for a reasonably priced dorm room at the Studierendenwerk Bonn. But you can also look for housing in the private sector. You can find an info sheet with the most important information here.
- Who is my departmental coordinator?
Your Erasmus departmental coordinator can help you with all academic matters. They sign your confirmation of arrival/stay and are in charge of setting up the learning agreement. For contact details check our list of all Erasmus departmental coordinators.
- How can I improve my German language skills?
At Bonn University you have many opportunities to improve your German. You can take a German course during the semester, get a tandem partner or participate in the Studdy-Buddy-Programme.
Please note the new online-language course offer within the Erasmus+ programme. Your home university can give you more information about this opportunity to learn German before your arrival in Bonn.
How can I extend my stay?
You can find information on all formalities that have to be fulfilled for an extended stay in Bonn here. Please not that the max. duration as exchange student is one year.
Life in Bonn
- Checklist: What to do after your arrival in Bonn
This checklist gives you an overview of the organisational matters you have to keep in mind after your arrival.
- What do I do in case I need to see a doctor?
On this info sheet you find a list of doctors in Bonn as well as tips in case you need to see one of them.
- How do I use the semester /NRW Ticket?
Your student ID also functions as your ticket for public transport in Bonn and the whole area of North-Rhine Westphalia.
At Bonn University you can log into the WLAN with your user ID which you will receive after enrolment. Moreover, you can log into Bonn-Net from at home to get access to online databases etc.