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Advice and support from the International Office

Welcome Services for Host Chairs and Institutes

The Welcome Service team advises and supports international scientists and researchers who come to the TU Dortmund University for research stays and acts as a link between researchers, the administration, various external offices and the host chairs and institutes.

We offer a comprehensive range of support and consulting services to both your guests and you for various non-academic questions and concerns.

Our advice and support covers the following topics:

Furthermore, we are happy to advise and support you in the context of the following programs, which can be used to provide targeted funding for individual international reseachers:

  • Philipp Schwartz Initiative: By providing funding, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation facilitates the hosting of threatened scientists and refugee researchers at universities and research institutions. 
  • Gambrinus Fellowship: Funds specifically for TU Dortmund University can be used to support short-term stays by international researchers from various disciplines.

Further information: 

Please note: 

Please register your guests in advance, so that we can provide comprehensive advice.

The manual is up to date as of September 2017, so that some of the information and issues addressed in the chapter on entry and residence are no longer current. You will find up-to-date information on the topic on our website regarding visa and residence.

We are also happy to put you in touch with other services of TU Dortmund University (e.g. the family service).

We are looking forward to your inquiry. You can find our contact data on our website.