Right of Residence / Qualified Opinion

Update! As of 4/26/22, we are again offering consultation hours in presence, which can be booked via Terminland. We please you to wear a medical mask. Alternatively, there is still the option to attend a digital consultation. 
(status of: 4/14/22)

You can reach us at the email addresses listed below. Or call us during our current phone consultation hours on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 14:00.: +49 69 798 - 3838

+++ For a qualified opinion, please send us the documents indicated here electronically to international-sozial@uni-frankfurt.de +++

Consultation hour

Who Dr. Susanne Jauernig / Susen Wessely / Barbara Budzisz / Hanna Reuther
Contact  international-sozial@uni-frankfurt.de

WhereCampus Westend, PEG-Building, 2. Floor, International Office; Registration at reception; Digital
WhenPresence or digital:
Tuesday and Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 - Registration via Terminland!
  • Residence law and social law aspects related to your studies
  • Counseling in difficult study-related matters
  • Qualified opinion
  • Studies and work
Would you like to receive a statement on the performance of proper studies for the extension of the residence permit at the Foreigners' Registration Office? Then please fill out the following form and send it to us in advance with attachments by e-mail.
NoteWe do not provide advice on application and admission issues during social consultation hours! 
This takes place exclusively in the applicant counseling.

What is a qualified opinion?

For your application for an extension of your residence permit, you must submit proof to the Ausländerbehörde at regular intervals that you are pursuing a proper course of study. We will issue this proof (the so-called qualified statement) and require various documents from you for this purpose, including your performance records. You will find further information on the application form application form.  

Please note that the processing of your application will take a few days. If you have any queries, the processing time will be extended even further. Please contact us well in advance of your appointment at the Ausländerbehörde (at least 2 weeks in advance).

Residence matters


The Ausländerbehörde Frankfurt is responsible for all visa and residence matters for students from non-EU countries. 

Visitor address:Rebstöcker Str. 4, 60326 Frankfurt am Main

In addition, the Internationaler Studientreff can provide you with student companions for visits to authorities, apartment search and formalities.