Advice and Support

This section features all you need to know about being a student at the University of Freiburg.

  • Guide for international students

The University's guide for international students provides you with practical information about living and studying in Freiburg, including information about visas and resident registration, health insurance, money, jobs, etc.

  • "Student Services Freiburg"

"Student Services Freiburg" also provides useful information about living and studying in Freiburg on its website, including information about health insurance, student jobs, studying with disabilities, child care as well as canteens and cafes. The organization's "International Club" offers a social mentoring program called the Buddy Club, which is designed to help you build social networks and connect with local students.

  • Language courses and tandem partner

The University's "Language Teaching Centre" offers a wide range of language courses.

Both the "International Club" and the "Language Teaching Centre" provide assistance to students searching for a tandem partner.

  • Internships

Internships and job offers are regularly sent via our Institute's mailing list. In addition, our students have exclusive access to the FWTM's internship database (Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe GmbH).

You can also visit the website of Sino-Jobs, a European-Chinese job portal for job and internship offers.

  • Student Life

The University's "Student Portal" offers a wide range of practical information concerning public transport, leisure time activities, restaurants and cafes etc.

The city of Freiburg, situated on the western edge of the Black Forest, is one of Germany's main tourist destinations, known for its picturesque historic city, its beautiful surroundings and its sunny weather. One of the main attractions is the mountain "Schauinsland". The cable car "Schauinslandbahn" takes you to the top where you can enjoy a beautiful view on the surrounding Black Forest.

If you are looking for guided tours, you can contact the "Student Services Freiburg", which organizes events such as city tours, hiking tours in the surroundings of Freiburg and music events. For information on guided tours organized by the city of Freiburg, please visit the tourist information's website.




Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Institut für Sinologie
Werthmannstraße 12
D-79098 Freiburg i. Br.

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