Residence and Visa

The following webpages provide you with an overview of the important formalities to be taken care of during your study period in Germany.

Entry regulations

What to consider for entering Germany

Entry regulations to enter Germany

Registration at the City

Become a citizen of the nice city of Bochum

Registration at the Citizens' Advice Bureau (Bürgerbüro)

Freedom of movement for EU-citizens (Freizügigkeit)

What to consider as an EU-citizen

Free movement within the European Union

Visa extension

What to consider as a non-EU-citizen

Application or extension of residence permit

Temporary Visa (Fiktionsbescheinigung)

Waiting for the residence permit

Temporary Visa