Hamburg offers countless opportunities to study and attractive study conditions. Decide to study in Hamburg!
If you want to study in Germany, you need a residence permit for the purpose of studying.
In order to enrol at a German college or university and to obtain a residence permit, students must prove to have adequate health insurance.
BAföG stands for the Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz, which determines students' rights to support for their courses of education and training.
It is not easy to find affordable, suitable accommodation in Hamburg in time for the start of semester. We advise you to start searching before being accepted at your university.
Nearly two thirds of all students work to finance their studies. Inform yourself about the regulations for foreign students.
Hamburg has 200 libraries, with a stock of around 19 million media units. The most important library is the “Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Carl von Ossietzky”.
General information about studying in Germany (study offers, scholarships, etc.)
In this brochure, the Studierendenwerk Hamburg compiled tips and information regarding studying in Hamburg. (PDF, 7.3 MB)
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