Bank Account

Make sure you have enough cash to see you through the first weeks.

 

If you require a current account (Girokonto) with a German bank you can contact the following banks.

You need to go there in person.

Make an appointment.

Service is offered in German only.

 

  • Salzlandsparkasse, Friedensallee 13, 06406 Bernburg

  • Sparda-Bank, Karlsplatz 20, 06406 Bernburg

  • Volksbank Bernburg eG, Friedensallee 3b, 06406 Bernburg

  • Commerzbank Bernburg, Friedensallee 8, 06406 Bernburg

 

Note:

You need to show

  • passport

  • residence permit (non-EU citizens)

  • rental contract

  • confirmation of council registration (Bestätigung Einwohnermeldeamt/BĂĽrgeramt)

  • Student ID or admission letter HS Anhalt

Non-EU students:

1) If you require a blockded account (Sperrkonto) you may need to contact the local Foreigners' office / talk to the bank you want to open an account with.

 

2) You already have an account with a German bank:

Your account may need activating. You need to go to the nearest branch of your bank. Activating will take some time.

 

 

Make sure you have enough cash to see you through the first weeks.