Visa Information

Travelling to Germany has never been more organized and stress-free no matter what the purpose of your travel is. Due to Schengen Agreement reached in 1985 among the majority of the EU member states, the citizens of the designated countries are allowed to travel visa free among the Schengen territories, meanwhile non Schengen countries can enter the whole Schengen territory with one unified document known as the Schengen Visa.

Schengen agreement stands for the abolishment of border control between member states, which allows free and equal access to the citizens of any of the aforementioned countries, including Germany.

When in Germany, you are allowed to visit all the other members of the Schengen agreement as following, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

Nevertheless, there are always exceptions to the rule. If we refer to the globe, citizens of certain countries are OBLIGED to obtain a Schengen Visa in order to enter the Schengen Zone, consequently Germany meanwhile there are countries which are entitled to travel visa-free in this area even though they are not part of the Schengen Agreement.

Depending on the purpose of your travel to Germany, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occasion. Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside permanently you will have to apply for a different Schengen visa, accordingly.

More details about the Schengen visa application procedure can be found here.

Please note that the visa application procedure can take up to several weeks. Official invitation letters for visa application will be sent by ICUMT 2017 Conference Registration Secretariat upon request by filling and submitting the Invitation Letter Request Form. The invitation letter will be sent based on valid paper registration and complete payment.

April 13, 2017: ICUMT 2017 will be hosted this time in Munich, Germany on 6–8 November