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Information for Visiting Researchers


Contacts at the Institute

  • Visitors' liaison, MPIfG apartments, finding an apartment in Cologne
    Enke Otte-Wiese and Christiane Wenz-Miebach
    Phone: +49 (221) 2767 100
  • Applying for a research stay
    Jürgen Lautwein
    Phone: +49 (221) 2767 120
  • Human resources, health insurance
    Heike Genzel
    Phone: +49 (221) 2767 122

Planning Your Stay, Immigration, Visas

MPIfG visitors' brochure [PDF]
Living and Working in Germany - Max Planck Society brochure


Study and research in Germany

Researcher's mobility portal - Germany
Study and research in Germany
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
German consular services abroad (in German)


New in Cologne?

Hotels near the MPIfG (in German)
MPIfG Apartments
Inquiries about vacancies and booking
Enke Otte-Wiese and Christiane Wenz-Miebach
Phone: +49 (221) 2767 100


Finding an apartment online

Service in English
HomeCompany - Short-term accommodations

Zeitwohnen Rhein Ruhr - Short-term rentals

Service in German
Immobilienscout 24(a real-estate scout)
Studenten-WG (rentals and shares for students)
Wohngemeinschaft (advertising requests or offerings)
Wohngemeinschaften/Zimmer in Köln
Zeitwohnagentur(short-term rental agency)

City government offices in Cologne

(Behörden in Köln - German only)
Website of Cologne

Culture and leisure

Cologne Tourist Office
Welcome to Cologne


New to the Region?

North Rhine-Westphalia Bonn

Visitors' Liaison

Enke Otte-Wiese and Christiane Wenz-Miebach
Tel. +49 221 2767-100

MPIfG - For Visitors | [Last updated 2017-06-02 10:20]