Counselling for international students
For the perfect start in Hamburg

Where can I live in Hamburg? Am I sufficiently insured? Which authorities do I have to register with? We support you as an international student in your start in Hamburg student life.

We are happy to help you

Counselling Centre for Social & International Affairs - BeSI

+49 / 40 / 419 02 - 155 
(Outside the telephone office hours our answering machine is switched on.)

Grindelallee 9
(3. floor)
20146 Hamburg
(near Dammtor station)

The mailbox in Grindelallee is accessible throughout.

Postal address
Studierendenwerk Hamburg
Beratungszentrum Soziales & Internationales – BeSI
Postfach 13 01 13
20101 Hamburg

Office hours by phone
Mon 12:00 p.m. to 03:00 p.m.
Wed 01:30 p.m. to 03:30 p.m.

Personal consulting hours (without appointment)
Tue 01:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.
Thu 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

We recommend wearing a mask in the waiting area.