ARRIVAL PROCESS FOR A LONGER STAY IN STUTTGART
If your planned teaching or fellowship at HdM is of a longer duration, you will need to follow the steps below, to ensure that you are within compliance of the legal requirements for registering as a temporary resident in Stuttgart and Germany. Please consult the international office at HdM to inquire whether your stay would require you to register.
Registration in the City
|(3)||Opening a bank account|
|(4)||Applying for a visa for non-EU citizens|
Germany has a comprehensive social security system. The basis for this is the so-called solidarity principle. Social insurance consists of health, long-term care, unemployment and accident insurance. Every employee with an employment contract must pay social insurance contributions that are deducted directly from the salary. Scholarship holders are exempted from social security contributions, with the exception of health insurance. Detailed information on social security can be found on the Euraxess website.We recommend in addition to the health insurance an additional a liability insurance.
a) Residence permit with a HdM work contract
If you are on an employment contract with the Hochschule der Medien, you must pay a mandatory contribution to the social insurance.
b) Residence permit with a fellowship
If you receive a scholarship or are coming to HdM on a fellowship, you must be privately insured. You can do this in Germany or in your home country. Often the scholarship or fellowship provider arranges a health insurance for the stay in Germany.
|(6)||Registering accompanying children in school or Kindergarten (if applicable)|
|(7)||Registering a personal vehicle (if applicable)|
|(8)||Registering for a language course|