Hamburg Welcome Portal School Information Centre

The centre provides information and advice for parents, pupils and interested persons on all questions concerning school in Hamburg.

School Information Centre in Hamburg, Germany

School Information Centre - Hamburg Welcome Portal

The School Information Centre („Schulinformationszentrum“) is a service facility of Hamburg’s Ministry of School and Vocational Training (Behörde für Schule und Berufsbildung).

Among others, they offer the following services: 

  • giving information and advice on school education programmes
  • checking school-leaving qualifications from abroad as well as from other German federal states
  • guiding and enroling children and adolescents of school age without German language skills into international preparation classes at public schools 
  • issuing school report duplicates and school attendance confirmations 

If you wish a consultation in the School Information Centre, please arrange an appointment in advance.


School Information Centre (Schulinformationszentrum - SIZ) 
Hamburger Straße 125a
D-22083 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0) 40 42899-2211
Internet: (website in German only)

Opening hours

Monday and Tuesday
9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.
10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

School Information Center