The "Act to improve equity in access to higher education in North Rhine-Westphalia" of 01 March 2011, the abolition of tuition fees decuder by the Düsseldorf parliament. From the winter semester 2011/2012 are therefore at the universities of North Rhine-Westphalia no tuition contributions.
All students have to pay a fee called “semester contribution” (Sozial- und Studierendenschaftsbeitrag) each semester (at present Summer Semester 2022 is 324.06 €). This contribution is not a tuition fee, but is used to support student bodies and the charge for the semester ticket (public transport in Duisburg and Essen, and area around).
Please note that the first payment is only required after your enrolment. On the occasion of enrolment you are informed on payment details. Payments for subsequent semesters can be processed online (see information on re-enrolment).
During your further studies you can use the online services :
More information on tuition fees:
Regulations and application forms for the exemption of tuition fees:
You can transfer tuition into the following account with your matriculation number & semester detail:
Account no: 269753
C/o Sparkasse Essen
IBAN:DE32 3605 0105 0000 269 753
SWIFT/BIC: SPESDE 3EXXX
Recipient: Universität Duisburg-Essen
Detail/Purpose: 20112 (+ Detail of Marticulation number)
(for example: WS 2011/2012, Matr. no.: 1234567, Then Detail/Purpose is 201121234567
In German Language :