The GCSC team assists international members in all questions they may have regarding doctoral studies in Germany, before and after their arrival.
Navigating forms and applications
We provide personalised support in visa, banking and insurance questions and assist you in the enrollment process
GCSC members are encouraged to take German language classes. The University offers intensive language courses
for all levels. Costs arising are covered by the GCSC.
Discovering the German HE system
During Induction Week, special tutorials introduce international scholars to the peculiarities of the German Higher Education sector.
Settling in Giessen
We are happy to assist you in finding suitable accommodation in and around Giessen.
The GCSC’s International Forum
brings together young scholars from around the world and provides a lively platform for intercultural exchange right here at the GCSC. The University's International Office
organises cultural events for international PhD students of all disciplines. Contact Szilvia Major
for more information.