Important Documents


Here is a list of important documents that you and your family will need for your stay:

  • Passport(s) (your passport should be valid for at least 3 months upon conclusion of your trip)
  • Visa (non-EU nationals only), also for accompanying family members
  • Letter of invitation, admission letter or pre-contract from the University of Göttingen
  • Proof of health insurance in Germany (in English or German)
  • Secondary school graduation certificate(s)
  • University degree certificate(s)
  • Vaccination card and other medical records
  • International driving licence
  • Biometric photos for ID-documents (can be done easily here in Göttingen)
  • Certified translations of birth certificate(s)
  • Certified translations of marriage certificate