Syrian students on International Day - photo: Katrin Heyding

CORONAVIRUS – FAQs from the International Office

Asylum Seekers

Students and prospective students who have been forced to flee their own countries are welcome in Greifswald and receive support for any issues related to studying, their legal rights and social matters.


The International Office (IO) is the central point of contact for all international issues. Together with the Department of Teaching German as a Foreign Language, the International Office provides an extensive language, support and cultural programme.

International Office
Annelie Krumbein
Domstraße 8
17489 Greifswald
Tel.: +49 3834 420 1114

Telephone Office Hours

  Lecture period Non-Lecture period
Tuesday 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
  2.00 – 4.00 p.m. 2.00 – 4.00 p.m.
Thursday 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
  2.00 – 4.00 p.m.  
or by prior arrangement    

Student Offers for Asylum Seekers

You can take part in the various events hosted by Greifswald International or the offers provided to the general public by student and local initiatives.