New to Hamburg
The Hamburg Welcome Center (HWC) of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is the first contact for all new arrivals in the city. Alongside your local district office / Bezirksamt, the HWC is also responsible for issuing visas and residence permits. We recommend to book an appointment by phone.
Hamburg Welcome Center
+49 40 42854-5001
Adolphsplatz 1, 20457 Hamburg
(located in the Chamber of Commerce / Handelskammer)
Are you moving to Hamburg? Here you will find the current cost of living in the city, splitted by categories such as rent, food, free time etc. Our academic tutors are ready to help with the questions about your PhD studies at the MIN faculty.
You will find detailed information on the topic "New to Hamburg" on the MIN faculty's international pages.