Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Media Information
Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts


For questions regarding the organization of your stay, for example advance planning or accomodations, please contact:

Barbara Schröder
welcome@mpipriv.de
1st upper floor, in room 113

Office hours:
Mo, Mi, Fr 10-12h

 

 

For questions regarding scholarships please contact

Carina Schmidt
stipendien@mpipriv.de 
1st upper floor, in room 101

 

 

HELPFUL LINKS

EURAXESS - Portal für mobile Forscher

Hamburg Tourism

Cafeterias of the Studierendenwerk Hamburg

Entry formalities

There are several things to do before you travel to Germany.

 

Euraxess Germany, an information and advice point for internationally mobile researchers, provides important information for the advance planning of a research stay in Germany.

Visa

If you have to apply for a visa to enter Germany, you will need an invitation letter from the Institute.

 

If you plan to finance your stay out of your own means, please contact the library. Your contact person is Mrs. Halsen-Raffel. Please follow the library’s information on access and registration before you make your request.

 

If you were granted an MPI scholarship, you will receive the invitation letter on request from Ms. Holtermann (stipendien@mpipriv.de).

 

You can find further important information on visa and entry formalities on the homepage of Euraxess and the Federal Foreign Office.

Registering your residence in Hamburg

If you plan to stay in Hamburg for more than 3 months, you will have to register as a resident within two weeks after your arrival. Please make an appointment with the Hamburg Welcome Center.

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Extension of residence

Non-EU citizens who plan a longer visit (more than 3 months) should please also contact the Hamburg Welcome Center.