Your step-by-step list for matriculation at a German university
The focus of this guide is on foreign students who came to Germany a few days ago and are new to this country. They usually don’t know anything about registration and are often left alone, at least in the first few days.
This guide should help you with your first steps in Germany!
I. Register your apartment
Step 1: Get an accommodation!
Find an apartment in Germany and organize the registration process:
Step 2: Official registration
Register your address in Germany:
– Now you’ve taken the first big step! Let’s move on!
Your German address is an important prerequisite for being able to carry out the other steps.
II. Bank account and health insurance
Step 3: Register a bank account
To pay bills, you need a cheap bank account! Find out how to get an account here:
Step 4: Health insurance
– You can’t study without health insurance. Sign up simply!
III. Registration for studies (immatriculation)
Step 5: Enrollment
Now you are (almost) ready to study in Germany. You can now register at the university!
Attention: For non-EU nationals
IV: Successful start!
Ready: You are ready to start your student life now!
Once you have completed all the legal steps, you can start your student life!
The best way to get started in university life is by participating in the university program…
Friendly welcoming at the university
Start to your Studies!
Goal: Enrollment to your StudiesChecklist: Enrollment