Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Social Sciences

Bureaucracy Checklist

You are required to complete a number of bureaucratic steps before enrolling at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Most of these can be done before you arrive in Berlin. Here is a checklist of all tasks:

  1. Turn in documents for the HU registry to us including:
  • Health insurance
  • Residence permit/visa
  • Certificate of residency in Berlin (Meldebescheinigung)
  • Statement of disenrollment (Exmatrikulationsbestätigung)
  1. Find a home in Berlin
  2. Come to Berlin
  3. Register your new address in Berlin
  4. Get started at HU
  5. Get started in Berlin
  6. Enjoy your studies and the city!