Internationaler Gastwissenschaftler mit grünem Regenschirm vor dem Welcome Center © Photo: A. Müller consultation at the Welcome Center © Photo: M. Hultsch

Welcome to Dresden!

We are glad that you've chosen the TU Dresden or one of its DRESDEN-concept partner institutions for your research stay and wish you a good start at your institute and in the city of Dresden. The Welcome Center staff will be glad to assist all international visiting researchers and PhD students staying for more than three months before and after your arrival to Dresden to facilitate your acclimatisation.

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Important Information at a Glance

main door welcome center © Photo: K. Eckold

The DRESDEN-concept Welcome Center@TU Dresden

We counsel and inform on immigration regulations, insurances and other formalities, help you find an apartment and kindergarten or school for your children, provide information and access to the international networks at TU Dresden and DRESDEN-concept institutions. Sometimes adjusting to a new university life or city can be difficult. Do not hesitate to contact us, if you have any queries or questions related to your relocation to Dresden or your new home in Saxony!

The Welcome Center team is looking forward to meeting you at our office or at one of our activities! We warmly invite you to explore our website and our blog at for further information and services and to discover Dresden and the international activities on and off campus!

Find essential information for your start in our Welcome Guide.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Please note: The Welcome Center will be closed on 2 October 2017 due to a bridging day.

In case of an emergency please call 110 (police) or 112 (fire, rescue, ambulance).

For a comprehensive consultation please make an appointment in advance via e-mail or telephone.


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