Services from A to Z

Below is an alphabetical list of administrative issues and services. For suggestions for improvement, please email 


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IT issues (UCO)

UCO is the central point of contact for queries and problems relating to DESY IT services.

Identity and Access Management (IAM)
The system to administer personal data of DESY staff and third parties is the IAM - Identity and Access Management System. For details and documentation about the system please check the IT website

International Office
The International Office provides information, advice and assists with administrative matters such as invitations, visas, residence permits, work permits, Hamburg registration, medical insurance, liability insurance, payment and travel costs, school and kindergarten registration.
Building 06, room 114

International researcher support

Guest services are the central contact point for all German and foreign visitors, be they guest scientists, conference attendees or summer students. International Office


If you're interested in enquiring about an internship at DESY, see here. For enquiries, contact

Invention advice

At DESY, employee inventions and discoveries are managed by the Innovation and Technology Transfer team (ITT)(ITT).