Welcome Centre of the University of Göttingen


  • Access to the culture of the host country/language courses
  • Accommodation
  • Banking
  • Day care, schooling & family related issues
  • Departure conditions/formalities
  • Entry conditions/visas
  • Health insurance
  • Medical care
  • Pension rights
  • Taxation/salaries
  • Unemployment
  • Work permit

The Welcome Centre is a service facility for internationally mobile researchers and academics at the Georg-August-University in 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 a stay from one month onwards, to:

International professors (agreement UMG)

International post docs (without 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.



+49 551 3921331