When you arrive

The first time you come to Konstanz, we can:

  • provide advice and support after you arrive
  • assist you with finding housing / accommodation
  • help you to organise meetings with government authorities (registration, applying for a residence permit)
  • support you with issues related to your job contract
  • provide advice and support with other formalities like health insurance, social security, additional insurance coverage, bank accounts and automobile registration
  • organise a library card, email address and WiFi/WLAN access at the University of Konstanz for you
  • help you acquire an employee parking ticket for the university parking lots
  •  For Chinese PhD students: Tips for PhD Beginners: "When a Chinese PhD Student Meets a German Supervisor"