CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".

Your Start at Universität Hamburg

The Campus Center of Universität Hamburg provides you detailed information for managing your study program, study fees and funding. It also has useful information about campus life. Visit the Campus Center website

The Department of International Affairs at Universität Hamburg provides comprehensive information about all matters relating to residency and financing your studies, or about studying abroad. Find more information here.  

PIASTA is an intercultural team at the Department of International Affairs, Universität Hamburg. "Our mission is to support intercultural living and studies at our university. Most of our events, courses and seminars are held 'by students, for students'. We offer welcome and cultural events, training and coaching, and information and advice regarding all study-related topics. We wish you success and fun at Universität Hamburg – with PIASTA!” (The PIASTA Team). You will find detailed information on the PIASTA website.

For information about scholarships and how to take the first ten steps to studying in Germany, contact the German Academic Exchange Service. Find the information you will need here

The Studierendenwerk Hamburg is the service portal for studying in Hamburg. It supports you with all relevant information regarding accommodations, child care, or living and studying in Hamburg. Visit the Studierendenwerk Hamburg here

The Career Center at Universität Hamburg accompanies you through all stages of your career development process. Find more here.  

The Student Council of Universität Hamburg, also known as ASTA, is hosting different cultural and social events for students. Visit their website

And last but not least, Universität Hamburg offers a variety of language courses and university sports and music programs.

Fees and living costs

University fees, insurance fees and living expenses - students face many costs. See Universität Hamburg's overview of significant cost items.

Code of Conduct

Universität Hamburg signed the Code of Conduct which formulates quality standards for international students at German universities.

This agreement comprises standards international applicants can rely upon including

  • provision of comprehensive information,
  • academic, language and social support and
  • services for international students on and after completing their studies.