Guest Researchers from abroad

Are you planning to come to the TUHH for a research stay? There are different models for researach projects in our instituion.  i.e. a collaboration, short term research projects, an internship  or PHD Thesis?

You are welcome at TUHH! We will be happy to make your pre-arrival preparations and your stay as smooth as possible.

Preparing your research visit

Finding TUHH colaborative research center
Are you looking for an appropriate research field to conduct your scientific work? Please contact one of the collaborative research centers directly. You can as well contact the Team Research for further information  and application´s procedure. 

Finding TUHH Supervisor
Are you looking for an appropriate TUHH supervisor for your research project or an intership?  Please contact one of the TUHH Research Institutes directly. The Research Institute will provide information and assist you with your application and registration procedure.

Visas, Residence and Work Permit 

Health Insurance/other insurances

Accommodation in Hamburg

Arrival in Hamburg and at TUHH

Residence Permit and City Registration: Hamburg Welcome Center 

Registration of your TUHH status
In order to get access to TUHH Campus facilities you have to register at TUHH. Depending on your status you will be register either as a Guest Researcher (valid for all intership students, visiting academics, guests doing researches for their doctoral dissertation): Please contact the department STUDIS – Admission & Registration/ Mrs Hennke im Room 0026/SBS 95E for filing out the form and carrying out your registration procedure.
or as a regular TUHH PHD student (valid for PHD research fellows in an institute): Please contact the PHD Office

First Orientation: the Campus Tour

Support for spouses and children of visiting scientists: TUHH Families Office

Developing scientific transferable skills: TUHH Graduate Academy

Interested in finding out more?

The DAAD guide "Research in Germany"  provides you with many helpful general helpful information

Hamburg Welcome Center  provides you with special services for arranging your residence permit and city registration as well as guidance for your new start in Hamburg!

Do you have any further questions or need support? Do not hesitate to contact the International Office.