Studies in Siegen
If you've applied for studying in Siegen successfully and you have got an admission, you have to register and upload your documents at unisono before your arrival. Please follow the instructions on your admission letter. Please find further information here.
Preparation of your studies
Prepare yourself as well as possible for your studies and your stay in Germany. There are many possibilities for this online. For example with the free course "How to study in Germany. An Introduction to German Academic Life."
Stay in Siegen
Apply for a visa as soon as possible when you have received your admission. Check the information on visa regulations, documents and procedures provided by the Federal Foreign Office and the German embassy or consulate closest to you. Further Information
Insurance is compulsory in Germany. This means that every registered person must have health insurance. Usually the health insurance coverage from your home country is not valid here (unless you come from an EU or EEA country) and you must take out a health insurance here. Further Information
Once you receive your letter of admission, you should start looking for a residence as many students will need an accommodation at the same time. There are different possibilities in Siegen: student residences, shared flats, apartments etc. Further Information
Before coming to Siegen, you should assure that you will be able to finance your living expenses, study fees and all other costs during your studies. Even though you are allowed to search for a students' job, your salary will not be sufficient to cover all your expenses. It is also quite difficult to get an internship, so you should have enough savings or financial support from your family. Further information
What to pack
Do not forget to take important documents and other things that you will need for your enrollment and your start in Germany. Here, you can find a list of things you should not forget.