Department of International Affairs

Information about the Coronavirus Covid-19

Outgoings: FH Students Who Are Planning a Stay Abroad, or Are Already Abroad

Outgoings: FH Students Who Are Planning a Stay Abroad, or Are Already Abroad

As a matter of urgency, we must continue to point out to you that the decision to embark on a stay abroad, under the current conditions, will be at your own risk.

In particular, it may perhaps be difficult to leave the host country again.

Please note the quarantine ordinances of the respective host country and the associated (additional) financial costs.

Due to the current situation resulting from the Corona pandemic, you are hereby advised to do the following:

  • Pay attention to the advice of the Foreign Office regarding the host country.
  • Do not ignore the possibility of further Covid-19 infection surges.
  • Make sure that bookings (flights, accommodation, etc.) can be cancelled.
  • Do not rely on another repatriation programme by the Federal Government (nevertheless, keep yourself informed if and when return flights are possible).
  • Have a plan B ready (depending on the degree programme, this may vary in difficulty) - such as postponing to a later date.
  • Sign up for the crisis precaution list before the start of the semester abroad. (!form.action)
  • Before leaving Germany, make a note of the emergency number that can be found on the website of the respective German diplomatic mission abroad, and check the website of the respective embassy for further contact options.
  • Be sure to follow the instructions of the local authorities abroad.

Additionally, we would like to draw your attention to the comprehensive information available at the

Foreign Office

and the

Robert Koch Institute:

and the


and ask you to carefully read the entire text of the travel warnings that are currently still in effect, especially with regard to financial risks and your health insurance coverage.

Changes to Entry Regulations

Before entering Germany, everyone must register online at

Information from the Federal Ministry of Health:

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The Department of International Affairs is the central contact point for German and foreign university members at FH Aachen. It manages, coordinates and promotes international relations and partnerships and is the contact for all questions concerning the internationality of studies and teaching. In addition, the Department provides support for foreign students at FH Aachen and helps with everyday problems as well as with particular academic difficulties. It also advises and informs students who wish to complete part of their studies abroad about study opportunities and scholarships. (Fact Sheet FH Aachen)

News Aachen

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Due to the coronavirus, the Department of International Affairs does not have any person-to-person contact until further notice.
You can reach us by phone and email.

Team Aachen:
Team Jülich:

Office Hours Aachen

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Closed on Wednesdays & Fridays

Office Hours Jülich

Monday and Friday

9:00 - 12:00 a.m.


9:00 - 12:00 a.m. & 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays

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Address Aachen

FH Aachen

Bayernallee 11

1st floor (SSC)

52066 Aachen

Address Jülich

FH Aachen

Campus Jülich

Heinrich-Mußmann-Str. 1, Room 00A44 & 00A45

52428 Jülich

Contact Aachen

P. +49.241.6009 51018/52839


Contact Jülich

P. +49.241.6009 53270/53290