Coronavirus: Information for international exchange students

[International House, Austauschstudierende]

Corona-specific regulations at TU Braunschweig

You can find all important information concerning studying at TU Braunschweig under corona conditions here:

Information for Students

Please contact Tanja Filipp if you have any questions about corona-specific regulations at TU Braunschweig or need further information about entry regulations or test/vaccination certificates: t.filipp(at)

Please note the following information before arrival:

Entry and Quarantine Regulations

Due to the global corona pandemic, special entry and quarantine regulations currently apply in Germany. These depend on the current infection situation and can therefore change quickly. Please check if your country of origin is listed as a risk area before you arrive.

List of risk areas (German)

Please note that this list can change daily and check it immediately before you start your trip to Germany. Please note that possible visa or travel restrictions related to the Corona Pandemic may complicate and delay your start of studies at the TU Braunschweig.

If you are coming from a risk area you are obligated to register your entry digitally:

Digital Registration on Entry

If you have to stay under quarantine depends on your country of origin, your vaccination status and the vaccine.

Vaccines from countries outside of Europe

Quarantine regulations

The winter semester will be a semester in presence. However, big lectures with more than 100 participants have to take place online. Therefor please remember to bring a laptop with internet access to follow those courses online. The laptop should preferably also have a camera and a microphone.


Please note that it is not only obligatory to wear mouth and nose covers at airports and railway stations, but also when travelling by train or public transport in Braunschweig. In addition, please always keep a distance of at least 1.50 meters to fellow humans.

If you believe that you may have been infected with Corona:

In any case, please stay at home and contact your doctor or the emergency service of the statutory health insurance by phone on 116117, where you will be informed about how to proceed and what further steps will be taken to find out whether you are actually infected.

Under no circumstances should you go directly to a doctor's practice or hospital. You could spread the virus further and risk endangering other people who may be weakened by previous illnesses.

Doctors with good English and other foreign language skills can be found here:

Medical Directory of the State of Lower Saxony

The database is only available in German language. You can find an English manual for use here:

Englisch Manual for the Medical Directory


Support for questions and problems

For all problems and questions about the current situation, Mrs. Kaiser is available to you by e-mail at any time: a-k.kaiser(at)