Service for Hosting Institutes

The Welcome Centre offers assistance in the following fields:

  • visa and residence permit
  • search for accommodation
  • questions regarding formalities such as insurance, taxes, etc.
  • questions concerning childcare and schooling
  • social integration of scholars and their families
  • problems of scholars and their families in everyday life

The Welcome Centre provides support for researchers who have completed their doctorate and are coming to Göttingen for guest stays of 1 month or longer or for employment. For doctoral students who will be enrolled at the University of Göttingen, the support services of the International Student Office and the Accommodation Service for Students are available.


The International Office
Welcome Centre

Von-Siebold-Straße 4
37075 Göttingen


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The Welcome Centre is not barrier-free. Please contact us if you need assistance.