Things to Bring with you to Ulm

Necessary Documents

  • Letter of Acceptance and/or Admission Letter and/or Invitation Letter
  • Passport (non-EU nationals) or identity card (sufficient for EU nationals)
  • Entry visa
  • 4 passport pictures
  • Scholarship letter (if applicable)
  • Statement of financial support (parent or bank letter, in English or German or certified translation)
  • Proof of health insurance (if applicable) - for European students with statutory insurance in their home country the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is sufficient
  • International Student ID Card (ISIC) (required to get bus ticket during orientation period at reduced price, recommended for many other discounts)

Recommended Things to Bring

  • Medication: if you need permanent medication, don’t forget to bring your medicine. It might be much more expensive to buy it in Germany. Don’t send any medicine/drugs by mail. It will be seized by customs.
  • Mugs, pots, cutlery…..
  • Sleeping bag (for travel)
  • Photo copies of your travel documents (passport, tickets etc.); keep them separate from the originals
  • Module descriptions of the courses you have taken at your home university (recommended for students from non-European partner universities)

Medical Students

  • Certificate of vaccination (proof of hepatitis B vaccination, vaccination certificate or titer)
  • Name tag
  • Padlock for locker
  • Stethoscope
  • Measuring tape
  • Diagnostic penlight
  • Reflex hammer
  • White coat
  • Clean, white shoes for the clinic
  • Passport picture