useful addresses in germany

useful addresses in germany

Jobs and Research in Germany

Research Institutions

  • The brochure German Research Institutions at a Glance briefly profiles the key German research institutions: Fraunhofer Society, Helmholtz Association, Leibniz Association, Max Planck Society, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, German Research Foundation etc.
  • Forschungslandkarte  shows all public and private research institutions in Germany.
  • See also the list of the German universities.
  • The German Academic Exchange Service  provides useful information about research, universities, PhDs etc. in Germany.
  • Each German university has an international office (Akademisches Auslandsamt AAA) that provides useful information about jobs, housing etc. for foreign students and researchers working at university. You can generally find a link to their webpage on the webpage of the university.
  • BMBF  Link to the German Science Ministry Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung.

Information about universities and daily life

  • The brochure Study and Research in Germany. Annotated Weblinks provides an annotated collection of links on opportunities for studying or doing doctorates in Germany. It also offers links to funding organisations and foundations, to research opportunities in Germany, plus general information on Germany.
  • The flyer All about Life and Research in Germany. 11 important questions and answers is for academics and researchers and answers their FAQs about living and working in Germany.
  • Studyrama provides useful information about jobs, social security and daily life in Germany. Only in French.
  • Uni-pur provides useful information about everything students need (flats, student jobs, internships, books...). The page can also be useful for researchers arriving in Germany. Only in German.
  • German resume and career service (german an english speaking!) helps to create professional cv, cover letter in realtion to german standards.
  • (Job-Portal)

International cooperation

  • Kooperation international is a portal for international cooperation in education and research and a communication platform for those seeking information and cooperation partners in Germany and abroad.

German courses

  • The Goethe-Institut  offers language courses and examinations for German as a foreign language at 16 institutes in Germany and 127 cultural centres in 78 countries abroad.
  • German universities offer a varied and valuable range of summer language courses.

Address of the German Embassy in Switzerland

Botschaft der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Willadingweg 83
3006 Bern
Tel:+41 (0)31 359 41 11
Visiting hours: mo-fr 9-12h