Ministry of Labour, Social, Family Affairs and Integration

School The School Information Center

The School Information Center provides information and advice for parents, pupils and interested persons on all questions concerning school in Hamburg.

The School Information Center – Hamburg Welcome Portal

The School Information Center („Schulinformationszentrum“) is a service facility of Hamburg’s Ministry of School and Vocational Training (Behörde für Schule und Berufsbildung).

Among others, they offer the following services: 

  • giving information and advice on school education programmes
  • checking school-leaving qualifications from abroad as well as from other German federal states
  • guiding and enrolling children and adolescents of school age without German language skills into international preparation classes at public schools 
  • issuing school report duplicates and school attendance confirmations 

If you wish a consultation in the School Information Center, please arrange an appointment in advance.


School Information Center (Schulinformationszentrum - SIZ) 
Hamburger Straße 125a
D-22083 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0) 40 42899-2211
Internet: (website in German only)

Opening hours

Monday and Tuesday
9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.