To do before arrival

When your guest residency at Trier University is confirmed, there are a few things to prepare before your journey to Trier. Please start planning early on, because some of the necessary steps take time. 


There are various ways to finance your stay at Trier University.

Visa requirements

Depending on your nationality you might need a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany. Please check the information on entry requirements on our website.


How you will be insured in Germany depends on whether you are funded through a scholarship or as an employee at Trier University. In any case, you need to make sure that you will have sufficient health insurance coverage. You can find information on insurance coverage in Germany on our website. 


There is a wide range of accommodationavailable for short and longer-term stays. Please note that if you are coming for a long-term stay (i.e. several months), you need to arrange your accommodation well in advance.

Partners and family members

If you plan to bring your family to Trier, please inform yourself about employment options for your partner and/or kindergarten/school placement for your children.

Getting to Trier

You can reach Trier by plane, bus or car. Further details can be found here.

Required documents

We have compiled a list of the documents that you need to bring on your journey.