Guide for new international students

You have decided to do an exchange or to take up full-time study at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. But before you can pack your things and set out for Germany, there are still a few things you can organise in your home country. The International Relations Office has put together a guide for new international students that is intended to help before, during and after their studies.

On the following pages you will find information about the registration at BTU, what you need to bear in mind before your trip to Germany, which documents and requirements are important to study at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and much more.

The first steps...

Brochure - Welcome to the BTU

In addition to the information on our website, our 'Pre Departure Guide' has many hints for the further process of the registration procedure, as well as summary of information regarding your trip, housing options, living expenses, and BTU and its surroundings.

Download:  brochure - Welcome to the BTU (pdf - 1,3MB)

PreparationArrivalAfter Arrival
Trip preparations Information for your journeyFirst steps at the university
Entry/Visa Rooms for individual nightsWelcome and Registration Point
Financing Useful tips for your start in Cottbus
Living in Cottbus and Senftenberg Beginning of studies