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 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 coming semester will be a semester of presence. Should the infection situation change, it is possible to switch to digital teaching during the semester.
Therefore, please remember to bring an internet-enabled laptop in order to be able to follow online courses if necessary. If possible, the laptop should also have a camera and 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)