National Authorities, International Organizations and Associations

The DAAD is might be the first resource about studies in Germany you will find online. It is an association of German institutions of higher education. Since it was founded in 1925, the DAAD has supported more than 1.9 million academics in Germany and abroad. 

Here you will find information about all existing visas, residence permits and much more. The Federal Foreign Office represents Germany’s interests in the world. It promotes international exchange and offers protection and assistance to Germans abroad. With headquarters in Berlin and a network of 229 missions abroad, it maintains Germany’s relations with other countries.


The OeAD is the central service center for European and international mobility. OeAD helps foreigners come to study in Austria. You literary don’t need more information than this website if you plan to study here. Its also Austrian Database for Scholarships and Research Grants. Love this resource, made my life easier.