Students from the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and from some other countries can enter Germany without a visa.
As a rule, all other international students need a visa - especially if they want to stay longer than three months in Germany.
Enquire in advance about the entry regulations which apply for your country! Once you arrive in Germany you must present your visa to the German Aliens Department where it will be converted to a residence permit for the purpose of studying.
Airports in the region:
> Frankfurt International - absolutely our recommendation!
with trainstation „Frankfurt(Main)Flugh“ right under the airport with a direct link to the campus
(It depends on your planning when and where it would be better to arrive or to depart.)
With your Student-ID-card (students can get AFTER arrival on campus) you can travel without costs with:
UCB students travel without costs in the RNN region: http://www.rnn.info/uploads/tx_pdforder/RNN_Wabenplan_2015_.pdf
Busses with the numbers 322 + 325 + 330 operate the campus or the train station frequently.
Timetables here: http://www.rnn.info/fahrplan/linienfahrplan-als-pdf/regionalbusverkehr/
There is a train station right beside the campus named „Neubrücke (Nahe)“.
Timetables here: www.bahn.com/en
UCB students travel without costs between „Saarbrücken“ and „Mainz“.