Welcome to Trier!
We are very happy to welcome you to Trier University and would like to help making your start as smooth as possible. For better guidance, we would like to offer our personal assistance: Please come and see us in our office or make appointment ahead! Your contact person is
Ms Isabella Tegethoff
(Advisor for international doctoral students)
office: Universitätsring 15, Campus I, V-building, room V34
phone: +49 (0) 651/ 201 4288
We will be happy to help you getting through the enrolment process at Trier University and will also provide lots of useful information concerning formalities with public authorities that need to be taken care of within the first few days after your arrival.
After enrolling as a doctoral student or guest scholar at Trier University, you will receive your TUNIKA (student ID) from the Student Registration Office.
Within two weeks of moving into your accommodation, you must register with the responsible Resident’s Registration Office.
Depending on your nationality and length of stay in Germany, you may need to contact the immigration office for a residence permit.
Life in Trier: Uselful information and tips
To facilitate payment transactions, you should open a checking account at one of the local institutions in Trier.
Trier and its surrounding areas are accessible by bus and train.
Please find important emergency numbers here.
Culture and night life
Current information on cultural events and night life.