As of October 2015, the Coordinating Center for Refugee Integration (ZKF) prepares and guides current and perspective students with refugee status for university life, serves as the central point of contact for refugees at TU Darmstadt, and takes on a wide-range of internal and external requests.
The ZKF guides and advises on topics such as, but not limited to:
- University Entrance Requirements & Qualification
- Learning German
- Financing Your Studies
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The Coordinating Centre for Refugee Integration in Bleichstrasse 2 as well as the International Counter in Karo 5 will not offer any consultation hours on location until further notice.
Online video consultation hours are held at the following times:
Monday 11:00 – 12:00 h.
Tuesday 14:00 – 15:00 h
Thursday 14:00 – 15:00 h
If you have any questions and need advice, please click on the following button during office hours and type in the password “ZKF” to enter the virtual waiting room and please wait for your host.
Please note that we might ask you for personal data during the consultation (e.g. name, status, etc.) in order to give you helpful advice.
Services for prospective students
ZKF, in close cooperation with the Language Centre of the TU Darmstadt, offers 4 preparatory courses with language focus at different levels. These courses prepare prospective students to acquire the language skills necessary for studying in Germany.
At a glance:
- Modular structure (10 weeks per module)
- Teaching of academic language, with technical terminology being taught from the very beginning
- Daily instruction, 24 hours per week
- Participation is free of cost
A goal-oriented supporting program, which consists of regular study-related trainings and workshops, cultural events, and in-depth mentoring round out the language offerings.
You need to apply for a spot in our university preparation courses.
The application procedure for the summer semester 2021 is closed. Applications for courses starting in the winter semester 21/22 will be accepted from June on.
Video about the application process
In this video you will learn how the application procedure for our preparatory language courses works. You can also use our flyer with a checklist to guide you through all the steps of a successful application.
Services for Students
The units "Central Coordination Office for Refugee Integration" (ZKF) and "International Student Services" (ISS) are grouped together under one specialised department, thus bringing together students with and without a refugee background at all the various stages.
We summarised important information for you here. On the pages of International Student Services (ISS) you will find further useful advice. Please contact us if you have any specific questions.