Welcome to Göttingen!
If you are an international student or an international researcher, you will face quite a number of challenges while you are planning your stay in Göttingen or while actively living here. However, we hope that by providing the information below for your use, we will help smooth your path to Göttingen.
Our goal is to provide you both with access to helpful academic guidance and with information on administrative issues and daily life. Perhaps you can even use this guide as a daily reference so that as challenges arise you can consult it first. In any case, we are ready to provide additional help, should you require it, in person. Please do not hesitate to contact us.
Conceptually this guide contains two sections on issues concerning preparations for your stay and the challenges of everyday life in Göttingen: 'Your Path to the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen' and 'Living in Göttingen'. 'Services in Göttingen' provides additional information you may find helpful.
Please note: As part of this guide consists of university webpages, not all of the pages in the below navigation will currently be available in English.