Information for international students and guests

Information on entry restrictions, quarantine and infection prevention measures

We recommend that all students and guests from abroad carefully review the following information before entering Germany and Bavaria:

Important telephone numbers and contact points in Germany and the region

If medical or personal questions arise during your stay at the university and in the region, there are several contact points that can help you:

Nationwide contacts:

  • Emergency medical services (ärztlicher Bereitschaftsdienst) - 116117
  • Independent patient counselling (Unabhängige Patientenberatung Deutschland) - 0800 011 77 22
  • Public administration customer service (Einheitliche Behördenrufnummer) - 115 (
  • Federal Ministry of Health (Bundesministerium für Gesundheit) - 030 346 465 100

Regional contacts:

  • State Office for Heath and Food Safety (Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit) - 09131 6808-5101
  • Bamberg District Office of Healthcare (Fachbereich Gesundheitswesen) - 0951 85-651

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, students and guests from abroad face particular challenges and have specific questions. For instance, are there currently entry restrictions in place for Germany and Bavaria? Do any quarantine measures currently apply? And to whom should I turn if I need help during my stay? The most important up-to-date information sources for answering these kinds of questions are collected for you here. In addition, you will also find contact information for university, regional and national services that can answer your personal and medical questions.