Arrival, Fall 2015
Arrival day is Monday, August 24,
If you would like to arrive before the official arrival date, you must find alternative accommodation, for example the Youth Hostel, the Hostel, or a hotel in Marburg (recommendations provided on request).
Once in Marburg
On arrival day, please wait at or come to Marburg's Hauptbahnhof. We will pick you up at the station. Be on the lookout for someone bearing the IUSP sign. If you do not see anyone right away, do not panic, and just wait for a moment.
Please arrive at the Hauptbahnhof in Marburg prior to 6 pm (18 hrs).
If you want to find us by yourself: Our registration office will be at the "Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies", address: Deutschhausstrasse 12, 35037 Marburg, map.
Should you need to contact us (when dialing from within Germany): 0151 - 70.42.10.02.
The first days
Your stay will begin with a placement test for the German language course. We have organized an Orientation Program that will help you cut some red tape, such as filling in visa and city registration forms, activating your university email account, and simply finding your way around Marburg. A schedule for the first days in Marburg can be found
- under "Downloads",
- in your email inbox,
- in our FB group.