Starting up a business in Germany

How to start a business in Germany as an International? This workshop is directed to international students, alumni and expats. We will overview legal visa requirements, funding options and tips for starting up a business in Germany. All interested audience are welcome.
FormatInput and Insights
TopicCompany Building, Legal Aspects
09. Mai 2023
16:30 Uhr
17:30 Uhr
60 min

Target Group

  • Interessierte

Open to

Interested parties worldwide


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Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Digitaler Konferenzraum


business, Germany, funding, EXIST

This online workshop will be conducted in English and is directed to EU and Non EU-citizens. 

  • Legal rules for self-employment in Germany
  • “Seven Steps” to found a start-up
  • Finance and Funding

The course will be conducted by:

Steffen Ahrens

Startup Consultant and Network Management

Start-up advice, support in the pre-seed funding phase, business model development, financing & funding advice

Steffen Ahrens is a start-up consultant in the International Startup Campus joint project and the  Transfer and Entrepreneurship Office at the University of Halle. He earned his degree in business administration at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in 2007 and then worked in marketing and sales for industrial companies. He has been working as a project manager and start-up consultant at MLU since 2012. His focus is business model development.

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