Information for foreign research-fellows

The following information (see links on the left; Before entering Germany - What to do when you arrive - Living in Berlin) will help you to prepare for your stay in Germany.

General information about Germany:
Visit the page of the Federal Foreign Office


Need more help?

If you need support in dealing with public authorities, finding accommodations, or with matters pertaining to your health and everyday-life, please contact Henning Otto or Frank Schilling.

Useful links - general information:

How To Germany
Research stays in Germany
Humboldt Foundation / Practical hints
DAAD / Living in Germany
Federal Foreign Office / Information about Entry and Residence
Facts about Germany

Further information:

Citizens’ Registration Offices (Bürgeramt) in Berlin
Tax offices in Berlin
Some facts about health insurances
German language courses at Goethe Institut
Senatsverwaltung für Wirtschaft, Technologie und Forschung