Inhaltspezifische Aktionen

Important Information and Contacts for New GGL Members

 International Office

The International Office website is available in English and German. To switch the language, just click on the flag at the upper right corner.

Undergraduate and (Post)Graduate Studying in Giessen

Here you will find further useful links if you are coming from outside of Giessen, i.e.:

  • Enrolment of foreign students
  • Necessary visits to the authorities before and after arrival

Doctoral Studies at JLU

Here you will find useful information, i.e.:

  • Social Events, workshops, tutorial
  • The German university system
  • How to proceed
  • Links to literature

You can always contact the staff of the International Office for general questions not related to your discipline!

Dr. Imke Neumann-Fatia and Birthe Kaiser

Goethestr. 58, Room 21


Phone: +49 (0) 641-99-12167/-72
Consulting hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 am –12:00 (or via appointment)



The Student Union (“Studentenwerk”) Giessen also provides useful information for foreign and German students:

The “Wohnheim Tutoren Proramm” (WoTuPro) is a program offered by foreign tutors mainly for foreign students. They have their offices in different students' hall of residences and answer questions concerning studying in Giessen, but also organise social events.


GGL Guidebook

Have a look at the GGL guidebook "Lifeline" to find out more about important aspects of being a doctoral candidate.