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Study FAQ

When you start your studies, many questions arise - about the university, about the environment, about studying itself. On this page you will find an overview with answers to frequently asked questions about the beginning of the semester.


Where can I get help getting started in college?

For this purpose, there is, for example, the online course Studyguide on our eCampus, which you can also use before you start your studies to prepare yourself optimally for your studies.

In addition, the TH OWL is again offering many different courses on study methodology in the new semester. Click here for an overview of the current study methodology course offerings.

Where can I find information on courses, examination offices and additional learning opportunities?

View the course catalog, create a schedule, get information about exams or specific help for your field of study - all this is possible via our overview page "In Studies". There you will find all important links to the offers of the TH OWL.

Who can help me with questions about studying at TH OWL?

It depends on the particular question - who can help with what is listed on our special page "Central advice centers".

How do I network at the university?

If you are new to Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts, you naturally want to get to know other students and network. One good way to do that is by getting involved in projects or committees. You can find all the information you need on our special page "Student Involvement".

Where can I find information about "my" campus?

Whether it's the location map or helpful links to your new place of study, you'll find comprehensive information about all three TH OWL campuses on our special Campus Life page.

Is there an Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts "encyclopedia"?

Yes, there is. In our online directory you will find everything important about the university from A to Z.

Where is construction currently taking place at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts?

Extensive construction work is currently underway, especially on the Lemgo campus. You can find out what is being built or renovated at which location and how the construction work is progressing on our special page on construction and campus development.

Where can I get food and drinks at student-friendly prices?

All three Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts campuses have a cafeteria where you can get food, drinks and snacks. You can find more information on our special page mensa and catering.