Studying at university level

What is a numerus clausus? How can I apply for a sabbatical semester? If you are studying at a university or would like to do so, this is the place for you. You will find information and services linked to university studies, from registering at a university and allocation of places to de-registering.


Apply for BAföG abroad

You want to study abroad, do an internship or complete a school education? Find out about financial support here.

Apply for BAföG for a school visit

You can receive financial support for your school attendance or an internship if your parents do not have a higher income or if you have already been employed for a longer...

Apply for BAföG for studies

You can receive financial support for your studies or internship if your parents do not have a higher income or if you have already been employed for a longer period of time...

Apply for a residence permit for the purpose of studying

If you want to study in Germany as a non-EU citizen, you can get a residence permit if you meet certain requirements.

Apply for a residence permit to look for a job after completing your studies

If you have successfully completed your studies in Germany, you can apply for a residence permit for up to 18 months to find a job that matches your qualifications.

Apply for admission to the teacher training program

If you have completed a teaching degree (1st state examination or teaching-related master's degree) or an equivalent degree and would like to work in the Thuringian school...

Apprenticeship and internship exchange

The apprenticeship and internship exchange facilitates the regional and national search for your desired occupation and the right training company. The IHKs show you which...

Archive demand

If you have a well-founded interest, then you can obtain access to the archive records of the various archives in Thuringia.

Civil servant training in the higher non-technical service

The Senior Civil Service in the State Administration of the Free State of Thuringia A large number of tasks in local government as well as in the state general administration...

Civil service training in the middle non-technical service

Aim of the training The aim of the training is to provide the candidate in a preparatory service with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to perform the...

Education grant repayment

If you received BAföG support during your studies, you must repay the loan portion.

Education loan approval

One option for financing education for students and pupils is a time-limited, low-interest education loan. Your income and assets or those of your parents do not play a role....

Education voucher issuance

You can apply for an education voucher, but you are not legally entitled to one. If you meet the requirements, the employment agency can issue such a voucher. The...

Foreigners' Affairs

Since 2005, the Residence Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz, AufenthG) has regulated matters relating to the residence, work, training, marriage, family reunification, integration and...

Gifted and Talented

Support for the gifted in Germany consists mainly of state-funded study grants awardedby gifted support organizations and foundations to particularly gifted students, usually in...


In libraries you can research information and borrow media.

Medical studies Recognize periods of study and academic achievements

You have already studied medicine abroad for a few semesters and would now like to change universities? Find out more here.

School vocational training

School-based vocational training means that both practical and theoretical training takes place in a school. It is supplemented by internships. The training lasts between two...

Study abroad

Here you can get information about the different possibilities of studying abroad.

Study in Thuringia

The universities in Thuringia offer numerous degree programs in the natural sciences, humanities and arts. An overview of the state's universities: University Erfurt ...

Tuition fees

In Thuringia, state universities do not currently charge regular tuition fees.

University access, courses of study and types of degree

University admission: According to § 60 of the Thuringian Higher Education Act (ThürHG), the following entitles the student to study in undergraduate courses of study at a...

Vocational guidance

Making the right decision is not easy - especially when it concerns the choice of career and thus one's own future. Many questions arise on the way to professional life. That's...

Vocational guidance

If you need help in choosing from various training opportunities or would like more information about individual occupations, please contact the Vocational Information Center...

Vocational training in the dual system

The dual system is the core of vocational training in Germany. It is characterized by the interaction of training companies and vocational schools. As equal partners, both...

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