Contact points

Institutions and contact points for international students

General contact points and important contacts for international students include not only the Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW), but also the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) and of course your university itself. In the following, you will find links that are specifically oriented to the needs of international students and provide offers.

Foto: stW BERLIN

Foto: stW BERLIN

Information on thecurrent pandemic situation

Just arrived in Germany? Then you should inform yourself about the current pandemic situation and see what you have to consider at the moment. The largest information portal for international students has provided important information:

Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW)

The Deutsches Studentenwerk is the governing association of all 57 Studierendenwerke (student unions) in Germany and a public law institution. It is mainly responsible for supporting the social, economic and cultural needs of students. It will accompany you throughout your studies and provide you with useful information about your university and special offers for international students.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

The Deutscher Akademische Austauschdienst refers to a joint institution of universities and student unions within Germany. Above all, the institution focuses on maintaining its international connections. They accompany and help you with the first steps for a student life in Germany. From enrollment to finding a part-time job, they offer support.