Guest researchers

Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm

The Ohm is one of Germany’s largest universities of applied science and is well known for its practice-oriented degree programmes. Around 80 laboratories boasting state-of-the-art equipment provide optimal conditions for practice-based research. As the most research-intensive university of applied sciences along with our record of securing third-party funds for research, we are a key innovation driver for the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region and we maintain close contact with industry and business. With around 160 university partnerships and approximately 1,100 international students, we are a true “global player” and a versatile university with an international profile. Learn more about our university.


Would you like to visit us as a guest?

We recommend that you obtain information in advance about partnership and mobility programmes and funding options for your visit to our university as a guest; you should also contact the host Faculty at the Ohm. As soon as a rough timescale and organisational framework have been established for your visit, please also contact the International Office for additional support.


Visa, entry into Germany, and residence permit

If you require a visa in order to enter Germany, please also contact the supervising professor at our host faculty in order to request a letter of invitation and apply for a visa at the German Embassy or Consulate in your home country.

Upon your arrival in Nuremberg, the International Office will be happy to assist you in reporting to the Residents' Registration Office and, where necessary, applying for a residence permit. Click here to access the website of the Foreigners Authority (online application possible).


Living in Nuremberg

Nuremberg is a large, modern city with half a million inhabitants. The city is famous for its unique medieval atmosphere and its many attractions – the Imperial Castle, Albrecht Dürer's House, the Christmas market, and the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds, to name just a few. Information concerning the cultural events on offer in the city can be found on the website of the City of Nuremberg.

It is not always easy to find suitable accommodations in Nuremberg. We therefore recommend that you begin looking in good time. For short stays, click here for a list of recommended hotels. For longer stays, Nuremberg Tech will provide accommodation in its own university guest rooms, which are located on campus. For all questions regarding accommodation, please contact Ms Ueberberg.


Service & Contact

The hosting Faculty and the International Office at the Ohm will be happy to help you plan your stay and help you find your way once you arrive. Please contact us in good time with all relevant information regarding the purpose and duration of your stay, the programme, your funding, and whether you will be coming alone or will be accompanied by your family, etc. 


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