Step 1 | De-register as a citizen of the city of Weimar
Fill out the document "Abmeldung einer Wohnung" on the website of the Citizens' Office of the City of Weimar (unfortunately in German only).
Please fill out the form completely with your personal data and send it by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 2 | De-register from the "Rundfunkbeitrag"
Please deregister from the "Rundfunkbeitrag" (German Broadcasting Licence Fee) by completing the deregistration form on their website and selecting the option "Ich ziehe dauerhaft ins Ausland".
If you do not deregister from the "Rundfunkbeitrag" and one day come back to Germany (which we hope you will) to live here, you would be asked by the "Beitragsservice" to pay your debt for outstanding contributions. The "Beitragsservice" is not automatically notified when you leave the country and therefore assumes that you have lived in Germany all this time without paying the contribution.
Step 3 | Apply for a "Transcript of Records"
Please do not leave Weimar before you have spoken to the International Counsellor at your Bauhaus Faculty about your "Transcript of Records".
Bring all certificates you have received for participation in lectures, exercises, projects, courses, etc. with you to apply for your Transcript of Records with the contact person at your Bauhaus Faculty.
The Transcript of Records is not created automatically. You can download a Transcript of Records from the BISON portal, but it will not become an official document until it is signed and stamped by your Bauhaus faculty.
Step 4 | Let documents have signed
Please check whether there are any documents that you need to have signed by an employee of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar before your departure.
ERASMUS students: must have the "Confirmation of Stay (Departure)" signed by the International Office 3-5 days before their departure. Please send us the corresponding pre-filled document from your home university and enclose proof of the date of departure from Weimar (e.g. a copy of your train ticket).
Step 5 | Check-Out from the Student Residence and Deposit
Please make an appointment with the janitor of your building to organise your check-out and get your deposit back. Please read the General Terms and Conditions of the Studierendenwerk carefully - especially §7.
Step 6 | Close your bank account
Please make sure you close your bank account before you leave Weimar, as this must be done in person for proof of identity reasons. We wish you a safe journey home and look forward to welcoming you back to Bauhaus-Universität Weimar at some point!