Grant a residence permit for the purpose of research Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.
If you want to work as a scientist at a German research institution, you can obtain a residence permit for the purpose of research under certain circumstances. The residence permit entitles him to work for the research project referred to in the host agreement and to pursue teaching activities. The term "research institution" also includes companies that carry out research.
Proof that you meet the requirements an up-to-date biometric passport image
The general conditions for issuing a residence permit must also be met when staying for the purpose of research. It is therefore necessary to: you comply with the passport and visa requirements, Their livelihood is secured (the livelihood is considered to be secured by researchers if income of two thirds of the reference value within the meaning of Section 18 of the Fourth Book of the Social Code is earned. there is no reason for expulsion and Your stay does not affect or endanger the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany for any other reason. In addition, there are the special conditions for staying for the purpose of research: They are scientists and want to work on a German research institution. The research facility must have been recognised by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). You have concluded a reception agreement with the research institution. The research institution has issued a declaration of responsibility for the cost of the research. Recognised research institutions may undertake to cover subsistence costs on a case-by-case basis or in general. General takeover declarations are published daily on the Internet by the BAMF. Please also note the further information in the following services: Visa: apply - for the purpose of entry into Germany Electronic residence permit (eAT)
The residence permit for the purpose of research may be revoked in the following cases: Your research institution has lost its recognition due to one of your actions, They no longer carry out research or You can no longer meet one of the conditions for which the admission agreement was concluded with you.
- Section 2(3) Of the Law on the Residence, Employment and Integration of Foreigners in the Federal Republic of Germany (AufenthG) Opens in new window
- Section 52 Act on the Residence, Employment and Integration of Foreigners in the Federal Republic of Germany (AufenthG) Opens in new window
- Section 38a - 38f Residence Ordinance (AufenthV) Opens in new window
- Section 20 Law on the Residence, Employment and Integration of Foreigners in the Federal Republic of Germany (AufenthG) Opens in new window
The research institution recognised by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) concludes an admission agreement with you, which must contain the following information: exact name of your research project Commitment on your part to carry out the research project and that of the research institution to hire you for this purpose Information about the contract between you and the institution (e.g. salary, leave, working hours) Provision that the disadmission agreement will become ineffective if you do not obtain a residence permit for the purpose of research The research institution forwards the concluded admission agreement to the competent foreigners' authority (for the issue of the residence permit) or to the diplomatic mission abroad (for the issue of a visa). If the project changes during the research period, this is harmless as long as you remain employed by the same research institution. If you already have a residence permit from another EU Member State, you can: the EU Member State is also a Schengen state If your stay does not last longer than three months, you can enter Germany with this residence permit and work as a researcher without applying for a German residence permit. However, if you have already worked in Germany within the previous 12 months, you will need a Schengen visa to allow research to be re-stay. If your research stay lasts longer than three months, you must apply for a German residence permit with the competent immigration authority within three months of your entry. If you have already worked in Germany within the previous 12 months, you must apply for a national visa before entering the country, which expressly permits your work as a researcher. the EU Member State is not a Schengen state In this case, you always need a residence permit, even for the first three months. For example, this residence permit may be a visa that you can apply for from the relevant diplomatic mission. Depending on the period for which you need one, you will receive a Schengen or national visa that allows research.
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