Coronavirus COVID-19

What do I have to consider if I plan to go abroad in the wintersemester 20/21? (Outgoing)

Even though a travel warning against unnecessary trips abroad is still in force (exception: countries of the EU, Schengen-associated countries and Great Britain), it is possible to travel to many countries for study purposes. Since the pandemic will still affect teaching at many universities worldwide in the 20/21 winter semester, it is imperative that you inform yourself individually about the conditions that will prevail in the target country and at the target university in good time before planning and starting a stay abroad for study purposes. As the situation can change, please make sure to note the relevant current recommendations and travel warnings from the Federal Foreign Office before starting your trip: www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/10.2.8Reisewarnungen (in German). 

Stay healthy!

More details: www.hochschule-trier.de/go/coronavirus

What do I have to know as an international student planning to study at UCB in the wintersemester 2020/21? (Incoming)

We are happy to again welcome international students to Trier University of Applied Sciences in the winter semester 2020/21. The winter semester is expected to take place as a hybrid semester consisting of on-site and virtual teaching, so please plan to come to Germany to take up your studies. Lectures are scheduled to start on Monday, September 28, 2020. International students can currently return to Germany from many countries to attend on-site events at Trier University of Applied Sciences. Entry for study purposes is generally considered a sufficient reason for entry. In particular, entry from the countries of the EU, the Schengen-associated countries and Great Britain is again generally possible. Since the situation can change, please note the relevant current recommendations and travel warnings from the Federal Foreign Office regarding the entry requirements: www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/10.2.8Reisewarnungen (in German).

Information on the current measures at the university on our website at www.hochschule-trier.de/go/coronavirus.

What effect does the corona crisis have on residence regulations for international students? + FINANCIAL OPTIONS

What effect does the corona crisis have on residence regulations for international students?
Due to the Corona crisis, international students are currently affected by travel and residence restrictions in addition to financial and social burdens. To ease the situation, the Federal Ministry of the Interior has now given new recommendations to the immigration authorities. International students can expect the regulations that are normally applicable to be relaxed when extending residence permits, searching employment opportunities to secure their livelihood, and in cases of short-term mobility.

>>> INTERIM FINANCIAL AID for students in a corona-related emergency <<<
A grant up to 500 euros per month in June, July and August 2020, to be applied for each month.
>>> Application from 16.06.2020: www.überbrückungshilfe-studierende.de/(available in English) <<<

additional information and additional option for financial aid in German:

Infos bzgl. Aufenthaltserlaubnis / in Birkenfeld: Ausländer- und Asylrecht
(Falls Sie sich sorgen über Abs. 2 Satz 4 "angemessener Zeitraum": Keine Panik! Hier wird es Lösungen geben!)

FINANZIELLE UNTERSTÜTZUNG  bei Verlust des Jobs wegen Corona:
Studierende des UCB, die mindestens im 3. Semester sind und durch die Coronapandemie in finanzielle Not geraten sind, können eine Einmalzahlung von bis zu 300 Euro erhalten.
   Der Antrag ist per Post (nach Trier!) einzureichen beim swt = Studierendenwerk Trier.
   Das Antragsformular und den Kontakt finden Sie hier: https://studiwerk.de/cms/soziale_unterstuetzung-1001.html
   Reichen Sie ein: 1. Antrag. (Auf jeden Fall per Post!) 2. Nachweis, dass Sie die letzten drei Monate gearbeitet hatten. (Gehaltsnachweis!) 3. Nachweis, dass Sie wg. Corona den Job verloren haben. (Kündigungsschreiben o.ä.) 4. Aktueller Kontoauszug des letzten Monats. (Als Nachweis, dass Sie WIRKLICH in finanzieller Not sind!)
Beachten Sie grundsätzlich auch die weiteren Unterstützungsmöglichkeiten des swt wie z.B. das Überbrückungsdarlehen.

Ausführliche Informationen zu den Möglichkeiten KfW-Kredit und Überbrückungshilfe des BMBF: www.bmbf.de/de/wissenswertes-zur-ueberbrueckungshilfe-fuer-studierende-11509.html

NEWS

Please have always a look on the German webpages with often more or faster updated information! We know that most young people use their own translator for their native language on a smartphone all over the world.

The winter semester started on October 05, 2020, and is a mix of classroom and online teaching. further information

International Office
The attendance times in the International Office are usually Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. You are welcome to drop by spontaneously at 16-042! However, we recommend to make an appointment in advance. Just send us a short email with your preferred date and time and with the topic you want to talk about.
Basically you can also simply call us! +496782171843.
Alternatively, we can also meet in our online meeting room - with or without video, with or without sound, at least via chat: Click HERE to go to the meeting room, but be sure to make an appointment in advance!

International Students Office ISO @ UCB
The ISOoffers during lecture period - NOW until 22.01.2021:
From students for students! Often the students can help each other best. So we offer platforms for you:
TUTORIALS | WEDNESDAY 2-4pm in room ISO:16-044
Question & Answer: Where do you need support? What are your questions? We are here to help you out! Come around! :)
EVENTS | WEDNESDAY from 4:15pm (THX to ALL volunteers - You're great!)
Meet & Mingle: You are invited! Meet international students & friends.
www.umwelt-campus.de/iso

Take good care of yourself and others around!

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