Information for first semester students

Welcome to the International House!

We are very pleased that you have decided to study in Braunschweig. On this page we have compiled all important information to introduce you to the International House of TU Braunschweig and its many services available to students. We wish you a great start to your studies!


We bring the internationality to life!

Our services for you

International Student Support

Studying at a university in another country can be both an exciting and a challenging experience. To help you settle in quickly and make the most of your time in Braunschweig, we offer you a broad range of support programmes for all administrative, academic, social and personal questions and challenges.

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions!


International Student Support
On these pages, we will introduce you to our support services and you can get to know all the initiatives that form our International Student Support Team.

Discover language(s)

Welcome to the world of languages! At the Language Centre of the International House you can choose between 12 different foreign languages and prepare for your studies, the professional world or everyday life abroad. We offer technical and general language courses, with the addition of intercultural workshops, cinema, language certificates or individual writing advice.

The language center offers a wide range of German courses for international students at all skill levels. For example semesteral courses, compact courses, workshops or language counseling that will help you to successfully complete your studies in German.

The virtual learning platform Moodle is available for all courses. If you are registered for a language course, you will find there learning materials, additional literature, podcasts and videos, as well as information on events and activities.





Experience cultural exchanges

TU Braunschweig offers its students many opportunities to gain experience abroad. More than 300 partner universities are available if you want to study abroad, write a term paper or acquire an additional degree. Internships abroad are also an ideal way to combine professional practice and experience abroad.

To get an overview of the many possibilities for an experience abroad, it is best to come to our information events or use our (online) consulting services.

You can also acquire intercultural skills on your home campus: At TU Braunschweig there are a number of initiatives and projects that promote cultural exchange, making interculturality a tangible experience. Whether it is a tandem program, support for international students or intercultural workshops - you can even have your intercultural commitment and knowledge confirmed in a certificate.