Göttingen International


On Wednesday, the 3rd of October 2018, is the Day of German Unity.
This day is a plubic holiday in Germany and therefore all grocery stores, University offices and authorities will be closed.

We hope you can enjoy a day off!

Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre is a service facility for internationally mobile researchers and academics at the University of Göttingen. We will gladly assist and support you in getting established and preparing for your stay here in Göttingen.

The Welcome Centre provides support, for stays of one month or longer to:

  • International professors (including UMG)
  • International post docs (with the exception of the Faculty of Medicine)
  • International DAAD-funded PhD students (with the exception of the Faculty of Medicine)


We provide research, information, and targeted assistance in all non-academic matters that are important for your stay in Göttingen. You are welcome to contact us with your questions and avail yourself of our support.

If you have any suggestions on how to improve our service or website, please send an e-mail, share your suggestions in person, or click here.

Additionally the Welcome Centre offers:

For the support of PhD students of the University and the Faculty of Medicine please contact your coordinator or host institute.

For the service & support for students please contact the International Student Office.