Working & Researching in Heidelberg
Here we provide you with the necessary information around all relevant topics for your stay in Heidelberg, including the preparations for your arrival and your departure. The Welcome Centre Team is your primary contact and supports you regarding visa issues, the search for an apartment, essential visits to public authorities up to the finding of an appropriate school for your children.
Furthermore, the Welcome Centre organizes events and excursions for visiting researchers and their families. After a registration on their Online Portal you will have access to all the offers and will be able to get in touch with other visiting scholars.
- International students and applicants for a university place should please contact the Advisory Services for International Students.
- Foreign doctoral students can contact the Graduate Academy.
Online portal for vistiting scholars
Please register online at the Welcome Centre so that we can make our services available to you and include you and your family in our social events.
News and events
The Welcome Centre is responsible for issuing hosting agreements for reseacher visa or residence permits (§18d (former §20) AufenthG).
Administration and employment at the university
IDs and Accounts
Overview of the most important ID cards, accounts and user IDs for guest researchers.
Culture & Events
Heidelberg and the Rhine-Neckar region shine with a rich and attractive cultural scene that covers every sphere and institution, where both cabaret artists and internationally acclaimed stars are at home.