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Meet the International Office and Student Life team!

Get to know the organisers of Welcome Week – the team helping out with German bureaucracy, language courses, counselling, student events, study abroad and more during your studies.

As we gear up to say “Herzlich Willkommen!” to more than 350 new MPP, MIA, MDS, semester exchange and dual degree students, as well as returning second years, we’d like to introduce to you the team responsible not only for this year’s Welcome Week, but for all matters related to community and support during your time at the Hertie School.

Whether you have questions about study abroad opportunities, need help navigating German bureaucracy or are looking for mental health resources, here’s a practical guide on whom to contact, and for what:


Student payments

Luise Jost (left) and Jasmin Hamann (right)

Email: student-payments[at]hertie-school[dot]org

Get in touch regarding:

  • All student payments 
  • Your semester ticket and student ID 
  • Payment plans and invoices


Student life

Alina Treifeld (left) and Jennifer Reichelt (right)

Email: studentlife[at]hertie-school[dot]org

Get in touch regarding:

  • Enrolment and exmatriculation
  • German bureaucracy (health insurance, residence permit, city registration etc.)
  • Moodle – our online campus platform with important information for students


Hertie student community

From left to right, Stefano Montali (MIA 2023), Mariana Fajardo Aristizábal (MPP 2022) and Sanyam Bajaj (MPP 2024)

Email: studentlife[at]hertie-school[dot]org

Get in touch regarding:


External funding

Amina Ahmad (left) and Ivan Mendoza (right)

Email: external-funding[at]hertie-school[dot]org

Get in touch regarding:


Study abroad

From left to right, Giulia Gräser, Thomas Adam and Zhichun Xu

Email: internationaloffice[at]hertie-school[dot]org

Get in touch regarding:


Student mental wellbeing and counselling

Dominik Montenegro (left) and Judith Zylla-Wöllner (right)

Email: studentlife[at]hertie-school[dot]org

Get in touch regarding:

  • Mental health support


If you have further questions, please reach out to studentlife[at]hertie-school[dot]org for general inquiries about student life and to internationaloffice[at]hertie-school[dot]org for questions about studying abroad and our dual degrees.

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