Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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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 mail, post or phone.

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.


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.

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
- Bachelor 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.

For the application for a higher semester – in almost all study programmes – a Placement Decision (Einstufungsbescheid) issued by the responsible examination office of Halle University must be submitted together with the application documents. For the contact details of the responsible examination office, please click here.

International applicants not yet enrolled at Halle University and without a German university entrance qualification must apply via uni-assis   t   . The semester indicated in the Placement Decision must be stated in the online application. For this reason, a Placement Decision must be issued before the application. Please note that the Placement Decision does not replace the application in due form and time.

When applying for degree programmes with restricted admission (NC) (exception: applications for the lottery procedure, 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 list in order to allocate study places in higher semesters of NC study programmes.

Credit transfer / Assessment and recognition

Special regulations for Medicine and Dentistry

Applicants who had not/ have not yet been enrolled at a German university for this study programme must submit a Transfer of Credit Notice from the responsible state examination office (Landesprüfungsamt).
For nformation on the responsible authorities, please click here.

The allocation of free study places is made to applicants who fulfil the requirements for admission to the relevant higher semester.

In order to be able to classify the applicants and to allocate free places properly, the form "Ergänzende Angaben ..." ( must be filled out, signed and submitted with the online application and the required application documents. (Note: International applicants need to fill out only the first page of the form!)

Special regulations for Pharmacy

Application for higher semesters

Applicants who had not/ have not yet been enrolled at a German university for this study programme must submit a Transfer of Credit Notice from the responsible state examination office (Landesprüfungsamt). Students intending to transfer from another German university are requested to enclose with their application documents the Placement Decision issued by the responsible examination office of Halle University.

Special regulations for other study programmes

For special regulations regarding the application for a higher semester in study programmes such as Lehramt (Staatsexamen) or Rechtswissenschaft (Staatsexamen), please click here.

Master study programmes

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).