End of Studies
Studies in Siegen
Transcript of RecordsAs soon as the last achievement has been booked, your examination office (Pfürungsamt) will issue you with a transcript of records and a certificate of successful completion of your studies. The transcript of records contains all academic achievements that you have registered with your examination office during the semester and successfully completed at the end of the semester.
If you leave your place of residence before receiving your certificate, please remember to send the examination office a valid address and e-mail address.
Request for De-Registration
At the end of your studies you have to de-enrol and thus de-register with the University of Siegen. Complete the request for de-registration (Antrag auf Exmatrikulation) available on Formularcenter, get the confirmations of relevant departments and submit the form at the Department STARTING in room AR-SSC 001.
You might need a confirmation of de-registration to terminate your health insurance and you will have to provide it, if you plan to study at another (German) university.
Once you complete your studies at the University of Siegen you are an alumni of the Unviersity of Siegen. This allows you to join the network Alumniverbund and stay in touch with other alumni and students of the University of Siegen. The Alumniverbund is delighted to have you join them and share your experience and academic and professional career. Further Information
Stay in Siegen
Enter working life
When you've completed your studies successfully, you have the qualification to enter the German job market. There are various possibilities to get help in the region or the whole country in order to find a job. You can find some tips on the homepage of the procet SieguVer.
Terminate your Rental Agreement
You need to terminate your lease before you move out. In Germany you must usually give your landlord a
Cancel Health Insurance Policy and other Contracts
Notify your health insurance provider in good time when your studies in Siegen will end and check with your provider which documents might be required to cancel your health insurance policy (e.g. Confirmation of De-Registration). If you plan to stay in Germany, please check which insurance suits best your needs.
If you leave Germany, remember to cancel all other contracts you entered into (gas, electricity, internet, mobile phone) and check the terms of notice.
Close Bank Account
Before you close your bank account, review your bank statements to determine all relevant payments. Make sure you settled all invoices and contact your bank or Sparkasse branch if you need help or assistance.
De-Registeration at the Residence Registration Office
Before your departure you need to de-register one week prior to your date of departure. Remember to bring you passport. Forms for the De-Registration (Abmeldung bei der Meldebehörde) are available online or on site.