- The University
- Routes to the University
- International academics
Information for international academics
In Magdeburg's welcome portal you will find a lot of information for your stay.
How to get to...
Here you will find more information on how to find accomodation in Magdeburg as well as Stendal, depending on how long you are staying.
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You will generally need a visa to enter Germany. Citizens of EU and EEA countries are not a subject to the visa requirement, nor (in exceptional cases) are citizens of countries with which Germany has agreements to this effect.
Table of countries whose citizens require/ do not require visas to enter Germany
You can apply for the following visas before entering Germany:
- National Visa (D Visa)
- Schengen Visa (C Visa)
HERE you can easily find out which visa is the right one for you.
More information about the visa regulations:
The German social insurance is divided into five branches:
- Health insurance (is compulsory)
- Pension scheme
- Unemployment insurance
- Occupational accident insurance
- Nursing care insurance
Overview of the social insurance system in German
Further links and information
German Academic Exchange Service
International researchers in Germany
Information on travel, accommodation, social life, emergencies, work and more in Germany
Young Germany – studies, career and life in Germany
Deutsche Kultur International – German culture and language, international exchange, science etc.
Tel.: +49 (0) 391 886 41 19
Visitors' address: Building 4, Room 2.21