International Student Support

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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.

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


Marilena Zitka & Vanessa Nieberding

Central contact point for those affected by the Ukraine war

TU Braunschweig has set up a central point of contact for those affected by the Ukraine war. If you have any questions about the current situation or need support, please contact Anja Cziommer (students) or Astrid Sebastian (researchers) via email:

Get to know our International Student Support Team!

Our International Student Support service is organised by many different initiatives, projects and institutions. Some are student groups, others are university institutions. What they all have in common is an interest in other cultures and cultural exchange and the desire to make your time in Braunschweig a great and valuable experience.


If you would like more information about the services or need advice, please contact the International Student Support Team:

Marilena Zitka
+49 531 391 14387

Vanessa Nieberding
+49 531 391 4055 (Mon-Fri 10:00 - 12:00, Mon-Tue 14:00 - 16:00)


Interest-free loans from the Hildegardis Association for refugee Ukrainian female students

The Hildegardis Association grants interest-free loans to refugee women from Ukraine who want to continue their studies in Germany or start another qualification measure.

International Theatre Workshop: Register now!

The International House’s theatre workshop gives anyone interested the opportunity to immerse themselves in the interactive world of theatre and learn German at the same time.

"Discover..!" Excursion series for international students

The International Student Support Team invites all international students to discover different companies in the region as well as cities in Germany together.

International Coffee Break for students

The International Student Support starts a new event format in the summer semester 2022: At the weekly International Coffee Break, all international students are invited to have a coffee together and exchange ideas, experiences or information with each other and with the International Student Support Team.

Coronavirus: Information for international students

Corona-specific regulations at TU Braunschweig

Confirmation of compulsory attendance in Germany during your studies

Due to the current situation, the Incoming Office provides a document confirming the necessity to be present in Germany during your studies.