Contact ISS

The International Scholar Services (ISS) will support researchers and PhD candidates from abroad and help them settle in to university and city life.


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Dear international scholars,

We hereby inform you that ISS are closed due to the pandemic spread of the coronavirus. This means that we can only give advice online at the moment. We do our very best to answer your questions as soon as possible. We hope you understand that due to the current situation there might be delays.

Please make sure to read our FAQ which may answer some of your questions already:

Information on how to apply for a residence permit personally can be found on the following websites:


To further contain the corona infection, the service at Friedrich-Krause-Ufer and Keplerstraße locations will be restricted as follows:


Information from HU regarding the coronavirus can be found here:


More detailed information regarding the coronavirus outbreak is also provided by the EURAXESS network:


Please don’t hesitate to contact ISS by email if you have any further questions.

Stay healthy and all the best,
The International Scholar Services Team



We would be happy to advise you:

Send us an email:

Limited availability by phone: 030 2093 20094

You can find us in the main building of Humboldt-Universität:
West Wing - access via side entrance at Universitätsstraße
Room 1069 and 1071, ground floor
Unter den Linden 6
10117 Berlin

Networking with other international scholars

Connect with other international scholars and join the informal exchange group
and subscribe to our mailing list:


Our contact persons:
  Lucy Häntschel

Placeholder Neda SoltaniNeda Soltani
At-risk scholars

Tel.: +49 30 2093 20087


Image: Nina Gerland

Nina Gerland

+49 30 2093 20094


Postal Address:

Unter den Linden 6

10099 Berlin

Fax: +49 2093 20077