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Welcome Service

You are planning your stay at the University of Freiburg? Or you are a host institution at the University of Freiburg? Learn how the Welcome Service at our International Office can support you.



The Welcome Service helps

  • international PhD students and visiting postdoc scholars, as well as their families
  • new international employees
  • host institutions

with non-academic issues, such as the registration with the city and obtaining a residence permit. Please register via the Welcome Form on the Welcome Service website.


You can find information on housing here. Note that you should find accommodation as early as possible.