Info Desk & Guidance

Info Desk

You are an international student and are looking for information about offers that will make it easier for you to start and complete your studies? You can find advice and much more in our "Infothek". Staff members are available at regular office hours to advise international students and are happy to provide information about services and assistance.

Due to the policies to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, the Info Desk cannot offer in-person opening hours until further notice.

enlightened  The Info Desk is offering contactless consultation hours via Zoom every Tuesday from 12:00 to 14:00. There you can directly contact us with your questions. Please use the following link:

Office hours also take place during the semester break. We also answer your emails regularly and try to help you as best as we can. However, there may be waiting times during the semester break.

Information for international students for the winter semester 2021/22:

► Information for international students on starting their studies
► Orientation events of the faculties
► General orientation information - a starter pack for your studies (Compass/SSC)

► Facebook group for the wintersemester 2021/22
► Instagram:
► Our photos on 'Flickr'

► Newsletter for incoming and outgoing students about international  issues

► Virtual Guided Tour through the Campus Mitte (Social Sciences)
► Virtual Guided Tour through the Campus Adlershof (Natural Sciences)


The Guide for international students offers a lot of helpful information about studying and living in Berlin, from application and enrolment to libraries and leisure opportunities. We also provide specific information on employment and residence law issues, as well as further counselling services.

enlightened  Orientation Event for International Students - Winter Semester 2021/22

On Monday, 4. October. 2021 the International Department hosted an Orientation Event for International Students at Humboldt-Universität. If you weren’t able to attend the event live or you would like to rewatch it, the recording is now available below:


Info Desk


Unter den Linden 6
Room 1068

Tel. (+49 30)
20 93-46 747
Only during the office hours