Preparation and organisation of your research or teaching visit

To make it easier for you to organise your stay at Trier University, you can find an overview of what you need to consider before and after your arrival in Trier. Important semester dates and contact persons at Trier University can also be found on this page. 

Research at Trier University

A research stay at Trier University is possible if there is a department or research institution that can host you. Be inspired by the diverse teaching and research opportunities at Trier University: in addition to a wide ange of courses, the University offers a variety of research facilities and places particular emphasis on an international and interdisciplinary orientation.

Research profile of Trier University 

The website of our research department provides detailed information about the research profile of Trier University.

The websites of the individual subjects provide information about teaching and research foci as well as the individual professorships and their research. 

Research facilities

Here you can collect information about the various research groups, 'Graduiertenkollegs' and research facilities at Trier University.


The University library supports students and researchers through its collection of 2.2 million academic holdings and approximately 1,300 work stations. 

Semester dates

Important semester dates at Trier University.

Teaching at Trier University


There are various ways to finance your stay at Trier University: through a scholarship (on the basis of the agreement between partner universities), a guest lectureship or a regular employment contract. Our website provides various information on the different funding options.

Life in Trier

In addition to organising your research stay at Trier University, you also need to consider preparations like applying for a visa, finding accommodation or organising insurance. Our website provides an overview of the things you should keep in mind when planning your stay