Support for international students

Upon arrival in Berlin, HMKW offers assistance to international students, aiming to make their transition to study in Germany as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Student support is available to offer assistance with any issues that may affect your studies and provide a broad range of services, including:


  • assistance in finding accommodation

  • information and support on legal requirements, such as applying for your residence permit, registering with the local authorities

  • work and taxes

  • health insurance

  • financial matters

HMKW offers a Preparation Packet for international students with helpful advice and information, including the academic calendar, accomodation in Berlin, work, health insurance, and many more.

German course

HMKW Berlin also offers a German for beginners language course each semester, free of charge for eligible students. The program is designed for students from non-German speaking backgrounds.