You want to study in Germany? Start planning your studies and your time in Germany. We will support you. Find all the important information on this page.
Preparation for entry into Germany
The only prerequisite we have is that you must have at least secondary modern with 2 years job experience or intermediate modern secondary school.
You can register for a study program here.
DO I NEED A VISA AS A CITIZEN OF THE EUROPEAN UNION?
Citizens of the EU do not need a visa or residence permit to enter Germany. The same applies if you come from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland (EFTA countries).
Special arrangement for specific countries
Citizens of Andorra, Australia, Brazil, El Salvador, Honduras, Canada, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, San Marino, USA or United Kingdom of Great Britain can enter Germany without a visa.
You must apply for a residence permit upon arrival in Germany if you plan to stay longer than 90 days.
APPOINTMENT REQUEST EMBASSY
All other countries must apply for a visa at the appropriate German embassy or consulate prior to entry.
Please note: The German embassies provide information on their websites about possible waiting times when applying for an appointment and any additional documents that may be required.
ENTRY / HEALTH INSURANCE
Entry cleared? Book your trip to Germany.
You need a valid health insurance from the first day of entry.
For this you can contact one of the public health insurance companies like the AOK or technician health insurance Thereby you will conclude a contract for students. You can also find cheap expats insurances here.
Take some cash with you to do your first shopping.
APPLY FOR A RESIDENCE PERMIT
There is a “registration obligation” in Germany. You must go to registration office or citizen office. Book an appointment at the citizen office early.
Make an appointment at the local immigration office to apply for a residence permit.
You can find an overview of affordable apartments in Bad Homburg on the Bad Homburg tourism website.
You can also find information about apartment hunting on “Make it in Germany”.
PROOF OF FUNDING
No-EU-Staats without Visum
Specific countries do not require a visa for entry, but you must apply for a residence permit on arrival. Find out more by clicking on the button!
No-EU-Staats with visum
You need a visa to enter Germany. After your arrival, you have to apply for a residence permit at the local immigration office. Click on “More info” and get all the important information.
You still have questions?
We support you with questions about your visa.
You can click here to send us an email or click the button to arrange a consultation.
No further questions? Then register directly for the degree programme.