Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Immatrikulationsamt - Bereich Internationale Studierende

Universitätsplatz 11 (Löwengebäude)
06108 Halle

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Due to the corona pandemic there will be no office hours until further notice. We will handle your requests by email.

You will find detailed information on the winter term applicaiton 2021/22 here in early spring. The application will start in mid-February.

Modified application for summer semester 2021

Contrary to the standard procedure, applications for summer semester 2021 can be submitted paperless. Please upload scans of all required documents in your My assist    account (see required documents).

No certified hard copies need to be sent to Berlin by post! The certified hard copies of all above listed documents must be submitted for enrolment.


Application for Preparatory College courses (Studienkolleg)

Since summer term 2020 you can apply directly for the preparatory courses of Studienkolleg (S/G, M, T, or W course)  or DSH via uni-assist. Please inform with the help of university admission check    whether your course selection is subject-restricted.

+ + Applications for the wrong course as well as applicants with a direct qualification for studies in Germany will not be taken into account. + +

You will find all recently relevant information for your application here:
application information_summer semester2021.pdf (92.1 KB)  vom 24.11.2020

Standard application

Please apply via uni-assist   . We warmly recommend to inform about the application process at its website.

+ + + Please note: In order to apply for German taught study programmes applicants must prove a language certificate level B1 minimum.

For your application at Halle University certified hard copies are requested.

Please send them in original language, accompanied by an authorized translation in German or English via post to the following adress:

uni-assist e.V.

11507 Berlin

Please inform about the offered subjects and the start of your desired programme via Halle University Study offer. Most of our programmes begin at winter term. Applications for the wrong semester will be rejected.

Subject specific entrance requirements should be checked there as well (f.e. entrance exam, motivation letter or minimum grades).

For certification, see also here   .

Required documents

  • graduation certificates including course and grade overview of school and university/college (in original language) *
  • authorized translations of certificates and overwiews in German or English *
  • language certificates *

hint: a provisory bachelor certificate is acceptable –  the final certificate must be submitted until max. 4 months after enrolment

  • subject specific requirements (f.e. entrance exam, motivation letter, CV) according to study programme

* officially certified hard copies of original certificates and translations (German or English). For certification, see also here   .

In summer semester 2021 certified hard copies must only be submitted for enrolment.

language certificates

for direct admission to degree studies:

  • Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang Stufe 2 (DSH-2)
  • TestDaF mit mindestens Stufe 4 in jedem Teilbereich
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2: GDS
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz Stufe 2 (DSD-II)
  • Zeugnis der Feststellungsprüfung (FSP)

for invitation to entrance exam at Studienkolleg or German course (DSH): level B1 (language certificate only)

for direct admission to DSH exam: level C1 or 1000 hours of German lessons

application deadlines

for bachelor and state examination:

winter semester:        July 15 (No subsequent filling !!!)

summer semester:   January 15

for master:

winter semester:        April 30 (Due to COVID-19, for winter semester 20/21 postponed to 15 July!)

(Exception: M.Sc. Pharmaceutical and Industrial Biotechnology: March 31)

summer semester:   October 31 (for summer semester 2021: 15 January)

We recommed to apply as early as possible - so there might be time for requests and your visa application.

Exceptions for medicine, dentistry and pharmacy: Citizens of EU and EEA should apply for the first subject semester only via

Applicants being older than 55 years cannot be accepted for the first subject semester.

Applications for
- B.Sc. Biology, Biochemistry or Psychology
- State Examination Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy

Applicants for the first subject semester are requested to register via Hochschulstart     for a so-called BID/BAN number - before their regular application via uni-assist   . Applicants who need to attend the Preparatory College (Studienkolleg) or a German course before starting their degree studies, should register when applying regularly for the study programme.


Halle University includes TestAS for improving the admission grade for bachelor and state examination programmes. If  applicants score over 70 percent in either the core or module test, a bonus of maximum 0.2 will be given.

Application for higher semesters

Applying for a higher subject semester a Placement Decision (Einstufungsbescheid) must be submitted together with the application documents via uni-assist on-time. Therefore the Placement Decision shall be requested and issued by the responsible examination office of Halle University right before application.

The semester indicated at the Placement Decision must be stated with the online application. The Placement Decision does not replace the application in due form and time.

When applying for programmes with restricted admission (NC) (except for the clearing, i.e. Losverfahren), the Placement Decision should contain both information on the semester and a numerical value of the credited academic achievements. This value constitutes the basis for the ranking in higher semesters of NC study programmes.

Special regulations regarding the state examina teacher's training (Lehramt) or Law shall be checked here

Special regulations for Medicine and Dentistry

International transfer students must submit a Transfer of Credit Notice (Anrechnungsbescheid) along with their application via uni-assist. If you apply from abroad, you should request it from the Bezirksregierung Düsseldorf   . Applicants registered in Germany should contact the responsible state examination office (Landesprüfungsamt).

Furthermore you should attach page 1 of the form "Ergänzende Angaben ..." along with your application via uni-assist.

Special regulations for Pharmacy

Transfer students from abroad must submit a socalled Anrechnungsbescheid (transfer of credit notice) from the  responsible state examination office (Landesprüfungsamt). Transfer students from another German university are requested to enclose the Placement Decision issued by the responsible examination office of Halle University along with their application documents.

Special procedure for master's

With the application documents a Placement Decision issued by the responsible study and examination board must be submitted. The contact details can be found on the website of the institute responsible for the study programme or can be obtained from the contact persons listed on the detail page of the study programme in the study offer (Studienangebot).