International Affairs

Invitation Letter for Visiting Scholars

If you are expecting a visitor from a country requiring a visa for Germany, this usually requires a letter of invitation. The visitor should go to the German Embassy with this invitation and apply for a visa. The invitation letter should contain at least the following information:

  • Subject: Request for a national visa
  • Name and date of birth of the guest
  • Reason / purpose of stay at TU Berlin
  • Period of stay
  • Name of the faculty / institute / department and the supervisor
  • Financing of the stay (scholarship, employment, self-paid)

The addresses of the German embassies and consulates can be found on the website of the Federal Foreign Office.