International Students

International Students

The Studierendenwerk Darmstadt offers a wide range of services for all (international) students at the h_da and TU Darmstadt. No matter whether you are a student, a fellow student, a student applicant, an exchange student or a PHD student.

These offers and helpful information are briefly presented here.

You are very welcome here!


Video-tip on the topic of financing:

"Tips for international students - How do I finance my studies in Germany" (YouTube)


  • Requirements and options for financing your studies
  • Legal restrictions on jobs for international students
  • Practical tips on planning your studies in Germany
  • Extra on Corona: the most important sources of information on studying during the pandemic


Flyer (PDF)

Part-time job

A part-time job offers international students in Germany the opportunity to gain experience, get to know Germany, make contacts and supplement the financing of their studies. The flyer “Job regulations for international students” presents residence, social and employment regulations in a concise and easily understandable manner.



Social Counselling

Tel (06151) 16-29863, 16-29858, 16-29859, 16-29860


Mensa Stadtmitte S1|11
room 104, 119, 120
Alexanderstr. 4, 64283 Darmstadt

Campus Hochschule Darmstadt
Studierendenhaus C23, room 04.07
Schöfferstraße 3, 64295 Darmstadt

Info on the current counselling can be found here


Intercultural Affairs

Mensa Stadtmitte

Alexanderstraße 4
64283 Darmstadt


Website Intercultural Affairs

for international students looking for a job

handbook germany

The Handbook Germany provides crucial information on an extensive range of topics- here you can find from A to Z of life in Germany on a single website! You will find essential tips on asylum, housing, health, kindergarten, university, work and much more in 8 different languages.

Translation help for flat advertisements
Illustrated dictionary Mensa

pdf for download