Studying in Stuttgart

We would be delighted if you come to study in Stuttgart! However, before you can pack your bags to study here there are lots of questions that need answering. There are lots of tips about studying in Germany on these websites: from the acceptance of school and academic qualifications, applying for a visa and arranging health insurance through to student jobs and internships:

International Office

During the planning stage of your stay in Germany you should contact the International Office of your chosen university - by E-mail or telephone. You can check the application process and admission requirements there before you start your studies.

Student accommodation

A cheap option is a room in a student residence. The rooms are arranged by the student services organisation and are highly sought after. Therefore, you should submit your application as early as possible. There are approximately 6,500 places. The residences are mainly located close to the university.

You can search for the student residences here:

An alternative to this is a room in shared accommodation. You can search for available rooms on various online portals. An overview is available here:

Search for Accommodation in Stuttgart

Welcome Guide 2020

Welcome Guide 2020 (PDF)

Welcome Club

Welcome Club is an informal meet-up for international and German students. The Welcome Club offers a Quiz Night and a Language Night, which takes place in the Weltcafè, as well as a Culture Night.

Quiz NIght: At the Quiz Night, teams of German and international students compete against each other in the Weltcafè to win great prizes.

Language Night: The Language Night offers all participants the opportunity to refresh their German language skills in conversations and various games.

Culture Night: During the Culture Night the Welcome Club will visit different places in and around Stuttgart, such as the TV Tower or the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

Join the get-togethers and mingle, make friends and discover what the beautiful city of Stuttgart has to offer. Are you intrested in participating? Then become part of the Welcome Club. Please register at