If you are granted an employment contract as a member of the academic staff or as a professor at Goethe University, your department will apply to the university's Human Resources Office to formally appoint you. You will receive the contractual papers and documents plus various other forms. The Goethe Welcome Centre and the staff of the Human Resources Office will be pleased to assist you in filling out the forms. If you have any questions on contractual matters, please feel free to contact the responsible official for your school at the Human Resources Department or the Goethe Welcome Centre.
For your appointment at Goethe University, you will also need the following documents:
You need to obtain the following documents and papers once you arrive in Frankfurt:
If you require a residence permit and do not have an employment contract with Goethe University, the university may conclude a hosting agreement with you (upon request).
Researchers from Non-EU countries should be aware that an employment at GU requires a residence permit and an employment permission from the Foreigners' Office.
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