Life in Darmstadt

With over 150,000 inhabitants, the city of science, Darmstadt offers something for everyone. For information on cultural events, nightlife, and life in Darmstadt in general, check out the links on the right side. And of course, if you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact the Welcome Center!

First few days in Darmstadt 

The Welcome Center provides you with a welcome folder that includes useful information about Darmstadt and the h_da. For new guests at the h_da, we also like to schedule an official welcome in the first few days, so you can get to know us and the university better. Throughout the rest of your stay, we are here to help with any organisational questions.

For guests planning a visit longer than 3 months, the first few days are for getting settled into your new life in Darmstadt. This includes slowly getting to know your way around the city and h_da as well as taking care of some bureaucratic business. The Welcome Center is here to assist you or accompany you in any of the following steps:

More Information


Ms Lisa Eppers
Phone: +49.6151.16-30022
Office: D20, 114

How to find us

You can find directions to the International Office here.