When first came to Germany to study, there were a number of guides available that gave overviews of the paperwork that one might need, notes on facts about certain types of registrations that are required, and other rather broad strokes of being a student in Germany.  While largely useful, there are a lot of finer details which often get lost in these guides.  Check out the pages below, where I'll be taking a swing at filling in some of the gaps that I've noticed in my years living and studying in Germany!