In Cottbus find your way

Are you new to Cottbus/Chóśebuz and have 1000 questions and need information and a guide through the jungle of authorities? The Welcome Center provides orientation, advice and support, refers people to the right places and establishes contacts.

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What we can help you with

Language, language acquisition, language courses

Are you looking for a suitable German course or do you want to use or improve your language skills and don’t know exactly where and how to find the right information?

Work and labor market integration

There are many support and advisory structures for successful labor market integration. We will be happy to help you find the right contact person.

General advice

You have questions and don’t know exactly which category they fit into. Just ask. We will find a solution.


Do you need an overview of the housing situation in Cottbus/Chóśebuz and are you looking for a contact person? Then feel free to ask us.


Are you new to the German healthcare system and need a guide? Talk to us or write to us.


Are you looking for a nursery or school place for your child or do you want to start studying? We will find a solution together.

Encounter and participation

They are looking for contact with other people and want to network. Would you like to volunteer or help shape processes in Cottbus? We make contact.

Jungle of authorities

Which form belongs to which authority? When and how do I extend my stay? Where can I apply for child benefit or register my car? We guide you skillfully through the jungle of authorities.

Culture and leisure

Yoga classes, theater, a membership in the choir or the park railroad, a suitable sports club or a visit to the cinema are at the top of your wish list. We know where and how you can enjoy the best cultural and leisure activities in Cottbus/Chóśebuz.

How to reach us

Welcome Center Cottbus
Berliner Strasse 157
03046 Cottbus
How to find us: Location map

0355 – 612 34 12

E-mail address

Opening hours

Monday10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday14:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 12:00
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 12:00

We are also available for you outside opening hours by appointment.

Telegram groups

You are welcome to subscribe to our Telegram channels to receive information on a wide range of topics at short notice:

Ukraine: Ukrainians
Persian: Persian speaking community

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Contact form

Please use our contact form for inquiries.

We help you to find your way around Cottbus