Services and facilities

The CUF offers a wide range of facilities and services available to our students:

The Student Services Centre is committed to providing student focused services in partnership with other institutions and departments in and around the University.

The Infopoint in building 1 is the first port of call for student issues. From here, students are assisted directly or directed to the institutions which can support them.

Phone +49 761 200-1400

The Catholic University’s Student Advisory Service will inform you about the study courses available at the University and their professional prospects. This service can also answer questions on study requirements, the application and admission procedures, and offer advice on transferring courses or universities.

Phone +49 761 200-1400

If you have questions on the application process or require application forms, please contact our application helpdesk. All results are retained by the Examination Office as well as organizing and monitoring the main University examination sessions; the office is responsible for making transcripts of records available. 

Phone +49 761 200-1400

The International Office coordinates the Catholic University’s international activities. It offers an array of services for international and German students as well as members of the university staff.
The services of the International Office include: 

  • supporting and advising international students   
  • maintaining and establishing relationships with partner universities worldwide
  • providing information on various opportunities for studying abroad and foreign grants 

Phone +49 761 200-1506

Students receive information and advice on the practical training phases of their studies in the Careers, Placement, and Experience centre, which is committed to providing student focused services in partnership with other institutions and businesses in and around the University. Both the department for Social Care and the department for Health Care have dedicated centers for establishing and maintaining co-operations with employers and internship providers. Students are advised to refer all issues relating to the professional and practical aspects of their courses to these centers.

Social Care
Phone +49 761 200-1585

Health Care
Phone +49 761 200-1567

The Library of the German Caritas Association – on the Catholic University Freiburg´s campus – is open to all our students. It is an academic library specialising in social welfare and care.

You can get more information at
Online catalogue for Freiburg libraries is available at:

Our university works towards the implementation of equal opportunities regardless of gender, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age, or nationality.

Prof. Dr. Mirella Cacace
Phone +49 761 200-1553

The Catholic Student Society organizes regular events on campus. It also has advisory and support facilities, offering a wide range of help and support.
During semesters, full-time and voluntary staff organize various events to discuss a variety of topics in the areas of politics, religion, and social issues.

You can get more information in German at

In Germany, the Studierendenwerk, an organisation providing support services to students, and the university are charged with the social assistance and support of the students. Students become eligible to these services by paying a social service contribution to Studierendenwerk at the beginning of each term. This includes access to cafeterias, student accommodation, various advice centres, childcare facilities, cultural events and the International Club Freiburg as the meeting point for all students from Germany and abroad.

More info:

A large number of both popular and competitive sports, health-oriented activities, courses and international sporting events are available to all students in Freiburg.

More info:

Specialist in International Office, Grants for Study Abroad
Naomi Hiroe-Helbing