Göttingen International

Evaluation fee for applicants from non-EU/EEA states and stateless persons

In accordance with its fee structure, §1, para. 4 and appendix 1, No. 6.2, Göttingen University charges fees for the evaluation of foreign documents submitted to provide evidence of university entrance qualifications.

The fee amounts to 40 euros and is to be paid before the end of the application period.

An exemption from these fees is granted to applicants

  • with university entrance qualifications previously evaluated by Göttingen University,
  • with a Certificate of Transferable Credits issued by the Landesprüfungsamt,
  • applying for a Master’s programme at Göttingen University,
  • accepted to be a doctoral student at Göttingen University,
  • with a degree from a university in Germany.

Please note that from September 1st, 2018 onwards, the above list specifying reasons for potential exemption from evalution fees is exhaustive.

Should any of these conditions apply, you are eligible to apply for a refund of evaluation fees. Please provide evidence via the university’s online application portal and inform us about your upload at bewertungsgebuehr@uni-goettingen.de.

Evaluation fees can be paid by bank transfer or credit card. Please note that payment in cash or by check is not possible.

Bank transfer

Recipient: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

IBAN: DE57 2505 0000 0199 9537 04

Bank: Norddeutsche Landesbank Hannover


Reason for transfer: ISOBEW- [Application Number] [Family Name] [First Name] [Date of Birth]

Additional bank fees that may apply for international bank transfers must be covered by the applicant.

In order to allow the quickest possible treatment of your application, you may upload your transfer slip as evidence of payment of the evaluation fee. Please do not upload the direct debit authorisation for credit card payment.

Credit card payment

If you opted for credit card payment during the online application you will be provided with a direct debit authorisation. Please fill it out and return the signed authorisation by mail (post) to the International Student Office (Von-Siebold-Str. 2, D-37075 Göttingen).

By signing this authorisation, the University of Göttingen will be authorised to charge the evaluation fee to a Visa or MasterCard account.

Additional bank fees that may apply for international credit card payments must be covered by the applicant.

Please note that payments by credit cards may take up to three weeks. So, please make sure to pay well before the deadline as, otherwise, your application might not be considered.