Göttingen International

Application in 7 steps

Application in 7 steps

This description is for ERASMUS and students from partner universities, who would like to study in Göttingen within the framework of a partnership. Please note the dates and deadlines.

1. Application and admission
In order to enroll at the University of Göttingen as an ERASMUS or student from a partner university, you must first apply for the exchange programme through your home university.

2. Filling out the online application form
You must register as an exchange student in Göttingen with the help of the online application form (data entry). Please note the following deadlines:

1st of June for the winter semester
1st of December for the summer semester

Late applications are possible, but may not be considered for accommodation services.

3. Printout of registration form
After entering your data, please print out the registration form. Correct the incorrect entries, complete the form and sign it.

4. Sending the form by mail
The representative of the programme at your home university must confirm the nomination, sign it and then send it to the respective contact person in Göttingen, who will then inform us about your application. If you do not know the name of the contact person for your programme here in Göttingen, you can mail or fax the application to Christiane Seack (International Student Services, see “Contact”). You will then receive a “Notification of admission for short-term studies" at the University.

5. Visa (for non-EU residents)
Students from non-EU states will receive a notification of admission after the University has received your registration by mail. This notification is needed to apply for a visa for your stay in Germany.

6. Introductory event in Göttingen
At this event you will be informed about all formalities before your studies begin (enrollment, insurance, registration, bank account, etc.).

7. Submitting enrollment documents
Enrollment will take place at International Student Services (Christiane Seack) after you have arrived in Göttingen. You will receive the necessary documents during the introductory event.

Note: International students who are coming to Göttingen, but are not in an exchange programme can follow the regular admission procedure.