Darya Niakhaichyk
Darya Niakhaichyk
International Office AEI Potsdam-Golm
Phone:+49 331 567-7326
Oksana Levkivska
International Office AEI Hannover
Phone:+49 511 762-17052

Formalities Once You Arrive

Checklist Upon Arrival


If you are planning on staying for more than 90 days, there are a few formalites to take care of once you arrive. Below is a checklist of what needs to be done, in order to ease your transition to the institute at the Potsdam/Berlin location.

  1. Health Insurance (if you do not already have health insurance)
  2. Registration of Residence (“Anmeldung”)
  3. Bank Account
  4. Residence Permit (“Aufenthaltstitel”, only for non-EU/EAA citizens)
  5. As soon as all of these steps are completed, please forward the above-mentioned documents to the Human Resources (HR) Department (, which handles all employment contracts.

This checklist only applies to those who plan to stay in Germany for more than 90 days. For more detailed information, please refer to the Guide for Newcomers or contact the International Office ( for further assistance. 

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