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Starting your degree at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Welcome at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts, dear freshmen!

On this page you will find all important information, links and contact persons concerning the start of your studies at TH OWL. You can find more information and contact persons for the start of your studies in your department under "Offers of the departments".

To ensure that all new students have a good start into their first semester, a central first semester welcome takes place at all TH OWL locations.

  • Lemgo, September 25, 10 a.m., PHOENIX CONTACT arena, conference hall
  • Detmold, September 25, 10 a.m., Detmold University of Music, concert hall
  • Höxter, September 25, 10 a.m., Sustainable Campus Höxter, room 5.000
  • Herford, September 29, 9 a.m., Bildungscampus Herford, Start-Up Lounge

Follow us on social media!

Through our social media channels, you will never miss any news and will always stay up to date on what's happening at TH OWL:

The student councils of our ten departments as well as the student bodies, the AStA and the StuPa, are also represented on social media.

Still unanswered questions?

Our Student Service Center will answer all your questions about studying at TH OWL as well as about application and enrollment:

Phone: +49 5261 702 2534
E-mail: studierendenservice(at)

Service hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.