The purpose of the International Office is to support you with organizational matters before and during your stay at the AEI. You are always welcome to get in touch if you have questions or need assistance.
Visa for Germany
Before travelling to Germany, one of the first things to consider is whether you need to apply for a visa.
Your International Office will help you to find out, which type of health insurance is right for you.
Registration of Residence
Once you've arrived in Germany, it's very important that you register your address at the local city hall.
Please contact us to help you schedule an appointment for your residence permit application.
Let us know if you need assistance with apartment search, ideally before you move to Germany.
Welcome to the Albert Einstein Institute! We are happy and honored you'll be joining our vibrant, diverse community soon! We hope that the stay at the AEI will bring you lots of professional and personal growth and success! We know from our own experience that moving to a new country can be challenging sometimes though. We are here to support you and make sure the transition goes smoothly for you and your family. The International Office is there to assist you mainly in the following areas:
- Onboarding and orientation
- Visa application for Germany
- German health insurance
- Registration at the city hall
- Residence permit/Blue Card
- Assistance with apartment search
- Childcare & child benefits
- Steps before leaving Germany
If you have any ideas or suggestions on how we can improve the work of the International Office, or how to make our Institute even more welcoming, please do not hesitate to share with us! Your opinion is important to us, and only this way, together, we can make sure you, and many future scientists, can benefit from the efficient support of the International Office on our campus.