Welcome Center for International Scholars

Services for international postdoctoral researchers and professors
[Photo: Max Kovalenko]

The IZ will remain closed until further notice.

Online consultation hours at the International Office!
As of now the International Office offers online consultation hours to students on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This is how you can reach us:
International students with general questions concerning life and studies in Stuttgart.
Students who want to study abroad.

PhD students/professors: on appointment only
We are looking forward to meeting you online!

The Welcome Center for International Scholars is a central service point at the University of Stuttgart for international postdoctoral researchers and professors. Doctoral researchers please address to the Department International Students Services of the International Office.

Our goal is to help you settle in quickly and make the most of your stay at the University of Stuttgart. Therefore we provide information and consultation services regarding all non-academic matters of your stay. We also cooperate with other services and institutions within and outside the university and can connect you with the ones that fit your needs.

To be able to offer you our services, we kindly request you to register online:

Moreover, we support institutes of the University of Stuttgart in employing/hosting international scholars.

You can find the Welcome Center for International Scholar in the International Center (IZ) on campus Vaihingen. You can meet us in person during our consultation hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 4 pm.
You may also contact us by e-mail or phone.


Raphaela Diel

Raphaela Diel

Head of Welcome Center for International Scholars

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