As a student from another EU-country, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during the semester and full time during the semester break.
There are more regulations for students from non-EU-countries.
As a student you will usually not receive a work permit. Without this permission, you are allowed to work up to 3 months (120 days or 240 half days of work) a year. This will also be noted in your residence permit.
You are also allowed to work during the semester and during the semester brak. Please note, that you can only work a full day or a half day, the calculation is not based on individual working hours! For the calculation, a full day is 8 hours and half day work is up to 4 hours. With a regular full day of 10 hours, you are allowed to work up to 5 hours on a half day.
Before beginning your job, you will need to check your residence permit. If your work is not explicitly permitted you need to apply for the permission at the office for foreigners affairs first!
During the first year of the german language course you are allowed to work during the semester breaks only!
Please note, that there are different regulations for you! The welcome center provides more information.
International students are allowed to work at the UR or scientific institutions without time regulations. Jobs in organisations, close to the university (like being a tutor in one of the dormitories of the "Studentenwerk") and being a so-called "Werksstudent" in a company count to this category.
If the internship is part of your studies and required to achieve the degree, you will only have to apply for a permission at the foreigners office. Your internship will then not be counted to your regular work days on your residence permit.
A long-time job can only be permitted, if it does not affect the purpose of your stay (studying) in any way.
In any case, contact the foreigners office to make sure your residence permit will not be affected by your jobs or studies.
The residential law allow students from non-EU-counties to work in germany after their graduation. After receiving your certificate you have two options:
Visit the foreigners office as fast as possible. You might need some documents (in german):
Please note, that you could need different forms in your case!
Your residence permit can be extended for 18 months, so you can apply for jobs. You are allowed to work during this period of time.
The Marketing and Career Service of the Faculty of Economics advises and accompanies UR students, also from other faculties, in their first steps into professional life.
The career orientation at MSC includes career counseling, seminars and workshops, and an annual career fair for establishing contacts with employeers and companies.
⇒ Information and conceling hours directly at the Marketing and Career Service
The Federal Employment Agency (Agentur für Arbeit) is a good place to start if you will soon be finishing your studies and would like to learn about your career options.
The Regensburg Employment Agency is also there for you if you are reconsidering your decision to study and would like to be shown perspectives outside the university.
⇒ Prepare for the professional life: visit seminars and workshops at BA
⇒ Arrange a consultation appointment directly with the BA