Support for students

Dealing with Local Authorities

How do I become a Würzburg resident?

When you start studying, you're quickly overwhelmed with organizational items. The employees at the Würzburg town hall know that well. That's why the city's administration wants to make it as easy as possible for all those moving here. At the town hall citizens office, the "Bürgerbüro", the most important errands can therefore be accomplished in one visit.

The citizens’ office registers not only the newcomers but also their cars; it takes care of passport matters, runs a lost-and-found and much more. And the citizens’ office is available in digital ways, too. The website of the City of Würzburg provides a listing of documents the town hall visitors should take along for their requests. To avoid waiting in line, you can also schedule your appointment onlineexterner Link.

Primary Residence campaign

Studying at one of the three Würzburg universities and moving one's primary residence to Würzburg means cash in hand: the city contributes 30 Euros to the semester ticket for all newly arrived students for two entire semesters. In addition, students receive a coupon booklet with many discounts and free entrances worth over 100 Euros.

First: Registering your residence at the Würzburg city office, the "Bürgerbüro", Town Hall, Rückermainstr. 2, 97070 Würzburg

Second: Department for "Staatsangehörigkeits- und Ausländerangelegenheiten" (nationality issues and foreigners affairs).

Please call for an appointment during telephone hours and ask for the necessary documents.

Telephone hours:
Monday and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Phone: + 49 (0) 9 31 – 37 27 67

Contact for students, employees under service contracts, guest scientists, EU members (until 30 April 2004) and residential matters

Person in charge (letters A-F)
Room 12
Phone: + 49 (0) 9 31 / 37 - 27 67
Fax: + 49 (0) 9 31 ) / 37 - 37 67

Person in charge (letters G-N)
Room 12
Phone:+ 49 (0) 9 31 / 37 - 22 73
Fax:  + 49 (0) 9 31 / 37 - 37 67

Person in charge (letters O-Z)
Room 12
Phone: + 49 (0) 9 31 / 37 - 24 61
Fax: + 49 (0) 9 31 / 37 - 37 67

Support for students with children


Of course it is possible to be a student and still have a family. That's why the university has established a family service which helps the students organize their studies all around their child and assists them in examination matters. The family service also offers qualified child care for toddlers starting at two months of age at the university-owned Infant and Toddler Daycare, and for school children all-day on-campus events during vacation time. For more information on university offers for child care and counseling, useful tips and addresses, go to www.familienservice.uni-wuerzburg.deexterner Link.

Studentenwerk Würzburg

It´s another helper in organizational and financial matters and assists even as early as during pregnancy. For toddlers ten months and older, they provide qualified day care. The "Elternverein Studentische Kinderkrippe Würzburg e.V." parents association has been offering child care for many years. The child care concept has been designed especially for studying parents. For information on day care, go to www.kinderkrippe-wuerzburg.deexterner Link, for information on studying with children, see also www.studentenwerk-wuerzburg.deexterner Link.

Student Loans

Scholarships - Public Sponsoring

Scholarships are granted independently of nationality, and recognize success at school, at the university or in the job. Top performance and outstanding achievements as well as special social commitments and projects or personal and family situations are taken into consideration.

The following links provide some information on the most important support programs and promotional institutions.

Deutschlandstipendiumexterner Link
Cusanuswerkexterner Link
Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerkexterner Link
Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V.externer Link
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V.externer Link
Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheitexterner Link
Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung e.V.externer Link
Hans-Böckler-Stiftungexterner Link
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftungexterner Link
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.externer Link
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftungexterner Link
Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft - Studienförderwerkexterner Link
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes e.V.externer Link

Würzburg Scholarship:
Rechtsanwalt Richard Schmitt Stiftungexterner Link