To open an account, bring along the following documents:
Passport or personal identification card
Student ID or certificate of enrolment or notification of admission from your university
Confirmation of registration from the Resident Registration Office or Alien Registration Office
Go down to a bank branch of your choice and request to open a Girokonto, a current account. Good starter banks for students are Deutsche Bank, Postbank, HypoVereinsbank, and Commerzbank.