To do before entering the country

Before you leave for Germany to study at Trier University, there are numerous things to take care off.
Please take care of the individual steps as early as possible as they often require a longer preparation time.

Studying at Trier University

If you were nominated by your university as an exchange student at Trier University, you must apply at Trier University and you must be accepted by Trier University.

Here You can find more information on application and admission at Trier University. You should submit your application to study, register for the orientation programme and apply for accommodation in the student dormitory at the same time.

If you cannot move into your rooms on the day of your arrival, you can find information about affordable short-term alternatives here.

Life in Trier

As soon as you receive your admission to Trier University, you must organize your stay in Trier.   

Covid-19 – Important Information
Please check actual entry regulations and requirements before departing to Germany.

Entering Germany and Visa
Depending on your citizenship, you will need a visa to enter The Federal Republic of Germany.

Prior to your studies at Trier University, funding of your complete stay must be ensured.

Getting to Trier
You can either get to Trier by airplane arriving at one of the airports in the area, by train, by bus or by car.

Required documents
Documents you must bring along and other things to consider.