Prepare your studies
If you're planning to study in Germany, there's a lot to sort out first. How do I pay for it? How well do I have to speak German? Where do I have to apply?more
During your studies
Make sure you have fun too! Apart from studying you should get in touch with other students – there are all sorts of different opportunities to do this.more
Just arrived? You have a lot to do! Register with the authorities, enrol at the university – our information helps you to get the important things done!more
Finishing your studies
Congratulations on your degree! But what happens next? Find out what the possibilities are for staying in Germany or about help to return home.more
What services do the Studierendenwerke offer?
No matter where you study in Germany – a Studierendenwerk (student service organisation) is there to help you. The Studierendenwerke are partner organizations of the universities and support students with many services related to their studies. Your Studierendenwerk advises you on financial, social and legal issues, offers affordable housing and good food on a tight budget. Many Studierendenwerke also have special offers for international students. The Deutsches Studentenwerk (German National Association for Student Affairs – DSW) is a voluntary association of Germany’s 57 Studierendenwerke.