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... at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ in Leipzig, Halle and Magdeburg! We hope you enjoy your stay, feel welcome and have a successful time. To make your start as easy as possible, we provide a list of the most important things you have to think about when you come to Germany. It differs from case to case, but here is a general starting point.

Below you find a link list of our service offerings which should be linked to the several topics. If further questions should arise, you can always contact us!

International Office at UFZ        

The International Office is part of the HR department at UFZ and is intended to create a service point for international employees and guests to get a better orientation within the German living and working environment and hence to contribute to a better and faster integration.

We are looking forward to responding all your questions concerning:

Your start in Germany
Support for families (day care, schooling, etc.)
International Café  
Buddy Programme
Living and working in Germany (useful links)