All international students receive assistance with all the necessary legal paperwork described in detail below during the two week orientation programme prior to the start of the semester.

Residency Permit

Non EU-students staying in Germany longer than three months have to apply for a temporary residency permit (Aufenthaltsgenehmigung) at the local immigration office (Ausländerbehörde).

The following public authorities are in charge of foreign residency issues. Which authority is responsible, depends on exactly where you live, so please check in advance with your programme coordinator.

Furtwangen
Campus

Residency Permit

Address

Contact

Landratsamt Schwarzwald-Baar- Kreis

Am Hoptbühl 2

78048 VS-Villingen

Tel: 07721/913-0
Fax: 07721/913-8900
E-Mail:landratsamt(at)schwarzwald-baar-kreis.de

Schwenningen Campus

Residency Permit

Address

Contact

Ausländeramt Villingen-Schwenningen

or

Landratsamt Schwarzwald-Baar- Kreis

Josefsgasse 7
78050 VS-Villingen

Am Hoptbühl 2

78048 VS-Villingen

Tel:07721 82-1407
Fax:07721 82-1427
E-Mail: buergeramt(at)villingen-schwenningen.de

 

Tel: 07721/913-0
Fax: 07721/913-8900
E-Mail:landratsamt(at)schwarzwald-baar-kreis.de

Tuttlingen Campus

Residency Permit

Address

Contact

Ausländeramt Rathaus Tuttlingen

Rathausstr.1

78532 Tuttlingen

Tel: 07461 99-325
Fax: 07461 99-436
Email:auslaenderamt(at)tuttlingen.de

The following documents must be submitted:

  •  “Application for a residency permit” form
  • Confirmation of town hall registration (Anmeldebestätigung)
  • Passport or national identity card
  • Two passport size photographs biometrical
  • Certificate of enrolment at Furtwangen University
  • Proof of financial resources (the cost of living is estimated at €720 /month)
  • Proof of health insurance

Residency Registration

Within 7 days of arrival in Germany, foreign nationals must register (anmelden) at the local citizen’s registration office in the local town hall. A passport or national identity card must be presented at this time.

Upon changing address or leaving Germany, the registration office must be notified once again (abmelden).

Furtwangen Campus

Address

Contact

Einwohnermeldeamt
Furtwangen im Schwarzwald
Marktplatz 4    

78120 Furtwangen

Tel: 07723 9390
Fax: 07723 939199
E-Mail: stadt(at)furtwangen.de

Schwenningen Campus

Address

Contact

Einwohnermeldeamt Villingen-Schwenningen
Bürgeramt
Marktplatz 1
78054 VS-Schwenningen
Tel: 07720/82-3333
Fax: 82-1487
E-Mail: buergeramt(at)villingen-schwenningen.de

Tuttlingen Campus

Address

Contact

Bürgerbüro
Rathaus Tuttlingen
Rathausstrasse 1
78532 Tuttlingen
Tel: 07461 99-333
Fax: 07461 99334
Email: info(at)Tuttlingen.de

Registration/Enrollment (Matriculation)

Enrolment takes place in:

CampusRoom
FurtwangenRoom A 1.19
SchwenningenRoom B 0.05
TuttlingenRoom A 2.10

Before enrolling, the following fees must be paid by bank transfer to the university account:

Type of FeeAmount
Administration Fee
(Verwaltungskostenbeitrag)
€60
Student Services Fee (Studentenwerkbeitrag)€47
Student Union Fee (Studierendenschaftsbeitrag)€13

Please note: exchange students from partner universities are exempt from tuition fees and the administration and student union fees.  The student services fee of €47 is paid (in cash) during the Orientation Programme.

The following documents are necessary to enrol:

  • application for enrolment form
  • proof of health insurance
  • receipt confirming payment of the contribution to the student services, if paid cash
  • one passport size photograph
  • photocopy of the registration form from the town hall (Anmeldebestätigung)
  • photocopy of passport or ID-card