The German consular office in your home country
will inform you whether or not you need a visa
in order to participate in the Hessen Global
Program. You can find contact information for
office on the web site of the German Department
of Foreign Affairs:
In case you do need a visa, your visa application
will require a “Letter of Invitation”
by us. We will send you a “Letter of Invitation”
as soon as we have chosen you for the program
and after you have paid the registration deposit.
Please note: Visa processing
takes six weeks on average. If you apply for
your visa too late, you might not be able to
the Hessen Global Program.
As citizen of a non EU country and as citizen
of the new EU member states (date of joining
1st May 2004)
you need a release from the work permit for participating
in the Hessen Global Program. We will arrange
the release for you and we will send it to you
before the program starts.