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Immatrikulationsamt - International Students Section

Universitätsplatz 11 (Löwengebäude)
D - 06108 Halle (Saale), Germany

Office hours:
mondays 13:00 - 16:00/
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00/
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
(please get registered at the Infothek first)

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Application with graduations from abroad

Start application period for winter semester 2023/24

The application period for winter semester 2023/24 started on 21 February 2023. Applications can be submitted now via uni-assist   .

Important information for applicants with degrees from India: APS certificate

If you are applying with Indian degrees, please find important additional information on the application procedure and the APS certificate here:

Get information

First, please check: Is you academic backround is sufficient for studying with us? Do you need additional qualification? Uni-assist's Check university admission    will tell you.

Please inform about the details of your desired study programme with the help of the study offer before applying. Do you fulfil the subject specific admission requirements (e.g. minimum grades, aptitude test or internship)?

Important: The intake of most of our programmes is winter semester. We must reject applications for the wrong semester.

Application deadlines

For bachelor, state examination and Studienkolleg courses:

winter semester: July 15
summer semester: January 15

NEW For master applications:

Winter semester: June 15
except for M.Sc. Pharmaceutical and Industrial Biotechnology: March 31
summer semester: December 15

Please apply several weeks before the deadline. By this means there will be enough time for queries and your application for a study visa.

Prepare documents

While applying you should provide the following original documents or officially certified copies as scans only (hints   ):

  • High school graduation (graduation certificate including course and grade overview)
  • if you studied at university or college: graduation certificate respectively course and grade overview including official grading scheme. Important: Prospective graduation documents will be accepted. However, you should submit the final graduation certificate no later than 4 months after semester start (31 January or winter term applications, 31 July for summer term applications).
  • certified translations (under oath/ admissible at court) in German or Englisch, if not issued in one of these languages
  • language certificate
  • if applicable, further proof of subject-related admission requirements (e.g. proof of internships, CV, motivation letter, ...). To check if your desired study programme has specific admission requirements, please search for it in our study catalogue and see under point Admission Requirements.

For admission to German speaking and also bilingual programmes, please submit one of the following language certificates:

  • Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang Stufe 2 (DSH-2)
  • TestDaF with min. 4 points in each section
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule with min. result "befriedigend" (grade C) *
  • Goeth certificate C2: GDS
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz Stufe 2 (DSD-II) with min. 3x level C1 *
  • Feststellungsprüfung (FSP) certificate with examination part German
  • Österreichisches Sprachdiplom C2 (ÖSD)

Please note:

The application happens exclusively online. You do not need to hand in hard documents with uni-assist or with us. Nevertheless, please remember that your scanned and uploaded documents either have to be originals or certified copies. Translations have to be made by an official translator and also be notarised.

Please only upload the required documents demanded for the application. Additional documents that are not explicitly mentioned here or in the specific admission requirements are generally not considered in the procedure and therefore do not need to be submitted.

Halle University includes TestAS    for improving the admission grade for undergraduate programmes. Scoring over 80 percent in both tests, the core and module test, a bonus of maximum 0.2 will be given. Please provide your TestAS data to uni-assist.


Please submit your application for studies via the portal    only.

  • Search for your desired programme or course at the course catalogue.
  • Register, answer mandatory questions and upload your documents.
  • Pay the handling fees and submit your application.

You may check the status of your application in „My inbox“ at my assist.

main page uni-assist

main page uni-assist

We have summarised all currently valid information on the application procedure for you here:
application information_02.2023.pdf (158.7 KB)  vom 15.02.2023

How it continues

Uni-assist evaluates your documents according to our criteria. As soon as your application had been forwarded to us, we will check it once more in detail. This might also take some time, especially with master programmes.

During that time, you may already start your visa application at the German embassy or consulate with the positive evaluation result from uni-assist.

Once we have made a decision on admission or rejection, we will inform you via e-mail immediately.

For applications to NC degree programmes, admission procedures take place from mid-August onwards for winter term or mid-February for summer term. Please be patient until then.

Please note: You will not receive any confirmation of receipt or status update on your application. Please refrain from requests as they can slow down the procedure. Thank you for your understanding.

Specific regulations

Biology, Biochemistry and Psychology (BSc 180)

EU/EEA applicants for 1st semester to the bachelor 180 Biology, Biochemistry and Psychology should register with in order to receive so-called BID/BAN-numbers necessary for the application with uni-assist.

Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy

Regarding pplications for the first semester, citizens of the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA) are on equal terms with Germans and shall submit their application not in accordance with the standard procuredure via uni-assist. They must exclusively apply via   . Other deadlines apply; please check the study offer.

The maximum age for applications for the first semester is 55.

Application for higher semesters

For your application to higher subject semesters a placement decision is required. As the identified subject semester is required while applying, the placement decision should be issued before the application. Please read our special webpage (in German only) and mind specific hints for the different programmes and required forms.

Exemptions for Medicine and Dentistry: Transfer students without permanent residence in Germany must request the Anrechnungsbescheid (placement decision) from Bezirksregierung Düsseldorf    . International applicants must only complete the first page of the form „Ergänzende Angaben…“.

Applicants for dentistry must also submit an Einstufungsbescheid from the relevant study and examination board of the Faculty of Medicine.

Exception for Pharmacy: Transfer students from abroad must request the Anrechnungsbescheid (placement decision) from the Hessian Landesprüfungsamt.