First Steps

This is what you have to do when you arrive in Braunschweig
  • When you plan your arrival, calculate a few days before the start of your studies to take care of all the important formalities.
  • Take out health insurance and liability insurance.
  • Enrol at the university!
  • Apply for your residence permit.
  • Open a German bank account.
  • Register with the Library, the IT Centre and the Language Centre.
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Welcome Week

 Group photo of the excursion participants on the tree top walk in Bad Harzburg.

For all international students who are new to Braunschweig, we organize a Welcome Week at the beginning of the semester. This programme is an excellent opportunity for you to get to know the university and make new friends. In addition to information events and tutorials, it includes an international welcome event. Plus, you have the opportunity to explore the campus and the city of Braunschweig.

More about the Welcome Week

ESN Braunschweig

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is the largest student association in Europe. At an international level, its members are promoting a more mobile education system. At the Braunschweig campus, they bring together German and international students, offer contact opportunities, excursions, leisure activities and support for exchange students.

Do you have any questions?

Our admissions and advisory team will be happy to help you.