Before your first Day

These are common things you will have to deal once you come to study in Germany. Click on the links bellow for more information:


After approval, getting a German Visa might be the first thing you will need to do.

Health insurance

Getting you a health insurance is mandatory in Germany.

Living issues

Finding a place to live and getting registered with the city of Frankfurt.


Scheduling an appointment with the Frankfurt Immigration Office (“Ausländerbehörde”) to obtain your Student visa if you did not obtain one in your home country.

Bank account

Setting up a German bank account is essential.

Buddy Program

Consider applying for a “Buddy” in the Official Buddy program.

In case you have not applied yet to study at the University of Frankfurt, here are some useful resources for planning your German Master’s application:

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