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International Student Office
Von-Siebold-Str. 2
37075 Göttingen

Opening hours
Monday and Wednesday 10.00-12.00
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Information about:

  • Application procedure for Bachelor/State Examination/Studienkolleg for applicants from non-EU/EEA states and stateless persons as well (for example, applicants from Palestine). Applicants from EU or EEA member states and applicants with a German entitlement to university admission (e.g. Abitur), please refer to this page.
  • Enrolment process for admitted Master/Doctoral Studies/Ph.D. Students (non-EU/EEA states, EU and stateless persons as well (for example, applicants from Palestine). To learn more about the application process for Master/Ph.D./Doctorate study programmes, please refer to this page.

Bachelor/State Examination/Studienkolleg

New application procedure for the Winter Semester 2017/18

All applications for study programs at the University of Göttingen must be submitted electronically. Please do not send us paper application file by mail (post), as these will not be processed.

  • You will be able to apply for the Winter Semester from 1 February onwards.
  • You will be able to apply for the Summer Semester from 1 August onwards.

Please note that your application data cannot be amended once you have submitted your application electronically. In addition, you will not be able to apply again for the same semester.

If you want to change, complement or withdraw your application after submission, please get in touch with the International Student Office (international.study@uni-goettingen.de).

Master/Doctoral Studies/PhD

Please note that all enrolment documents must be submitted electronically.

Your enrolment in three steps:

Step 1: online registration

Enter your email address as well as a password and choose the semester for which you would like to enroll. You will then receive a first confirmation email with your personal login data and a link to the enrolment portal.

Step 2: application portal

Fill in the online enrolment form and submit your form data electronically. You will then receive a registration number and a second confirmation email with a link to the upload portal.

Step 3: upload portal

Upload the requested enrolment documents and complete your registration. Kindly upload the following documents:

  • Admission/Acceptance letter which you have received from the faculty
  • Proof of statutory health insurance or certificate of exemption from compulsory statutory health insurance
  • copy of your last degree (Bachelor/Master/Diplom)
  • If required, proof of German language proficiency
  • If required, certificate of de-registration/certificate of previous study periods at a German University
  • Proof of payment of enrolment fee

Upon successful completion of these three steps your enrolment will be processed.

After the completion of your enrolment you will receive an email containing information about the student id-card, e-Campus and your temporary enrolment certificate as attachment. After receiving the email you can personally collect your student id-card from the card office.

Start your online registration.