Geilenkirchen offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Geilenkirchen, Germany.



  • Education Center: Geilenkirchen Education Center
  • Building: 104, Room 3

Hours of Operation

Virtual Office: Mon-Fri, 0800-1700 
On-site (by appointment only): Tue, 0900-1600; Thurs & Fri, 0800-1700. To make an appointment, please follow this link:
Closed on NATO holidays

Contact Information

Upcoming On-Site Events

Thank you for your interest. We currently have no events in this location scheduled at this time. See the full list of upcoming webinars and events.


Emphasizing a personal approach to education, the UMGC academic advising staff is always available to assist you in developing a personalized plan of study. Request a Fast Plan and meet the advising team.

Contact us to set an appointment with your academic advisor.

UMGC Academic Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0800-1630
DSN: 314-458-4106
Civilian: +49-(0)2451-6179912, +49-(0)2451-6179919

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-534-80315

Your Advisor(s)

Kate Randolph, BA

Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Testing Services

UMGC also offers National Test Center (NTC) featuring exams and certifications in a wide variety of subject areas, on-site support, easy scheduling, and the benefit of instant score results. Available exams include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Pearson VUE, and Excelsior College exams. If you are interested in earning credit or certifications through testing services, contact the test administrator at this location.

Computer Labs

The nearest UMGC-sponsored computer lab is at the AFNORTH Education Center, about 20 minutes away from Geilenkirchen Airbase. The center provides 12 computers and a laser printer for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Geilenkirchen Education Center in Building 89, Room 3.

To find our location please follow the A4/A76 Expressway to the Netherlands (direction Heerlen). From the A4/A76 take the "Nuth / Brunssum" exit, then proceed through two traffic lights to "Akerstraat." Make a right turn onto "Akerstraat." Remain on the Akerstraat. You will pass an Esso gas station and then you will come to a traffic circle. Take the third exit in the traffic circle. Go straight on this street through two more traffic lights, and then pass the traffic circle in front of HQ AFNORTH. You will come to a sign reading "Geilenkirchen." Make a left at this sign. Stay on this priority road until you get to the second traffic circle where you will take the second exit toward Geilenkirchen. Then take an immediate left, again toward Geilenkirchen, and continue straight until you get to a "T " intersection. At the "T" intersection turn left. You will stay on this road until you arrive at the front gate of the Geilenkirchen Airbase. The education center is a few blocks up the road in front of Dresdener Bank and directly next to the elementary school. There is parking available in front of Building 89.

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