During your stay

Once you have completed the first formalities after arrival, you can finally enjoy your stay in Vechta, as well as of course embark on your research project. On this page you can also find information and interesting suggestions on life on campus (UniCard, access to library services, etc.), as well as in the city (life with family, public transportation, shopping, free time, health, etc.).  


Guest stay with family

If you are planning to bring your children with you to Vechta and you already know that you will need child care, you can find relevant information on how to organize it on this webpage. Here you can also find information on the services of the Familiengerechte Hochschule, school and kindergarten system in Germany.

Campus of the University of Vechta

Here you can find plenty of information on the services offered on campus at the University of Vechta. This includes information on how to get access to library services, how to request a UniCard, on the various sport and leisure time programs the University offers its students and staff members.

Life in Vechta

Vechta is a relatively small city, but it offers an array of different leisure and cultural activities, as well as several shopping options. Here you can find information on these non-research-related aspects of your life in Vechta.

Taxes in Germany

Do you have to pay taxes in Germany as an international visiting researcher? This depends on various factors. Information about the topic of taxes can be found here.

Last revision: 2020-10-13 · Print page

Contact person:

Dr. Caterina Bonora

Welcome Centre of the University of Vechta 

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