Application procedures for applicants who are citizens of non-EU/EEA states or stateless persons - only for placement in a higher semester, free admission programmes (Bachelor's, Magister Theology)

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Application deadline
Winter semester (beginning of studies in October): 1 June until 30 September
Summer semester (beginning of studies in April): 1 December until 31 March

Please note that as of 1 March 2019, an evaluation fee of 65€ will be required. Also note that reasons for exemption from the evaluation fee have changed:

Please make digital copies of the following documents. You will have to upload them via our online portal. Please make sure to select the correct type of document in our upload portal:

Mandatory application documents
University entrance qualification
Proof of german language proficiency
Proof of accreditation of your previous academic performances
Parental confirmation of consent (if applicant is younger than 18 years)

Recommended application documents
Evidence of Application fee payment (if paid by bank transfer)

Please do not send these documents by mail (post)!

Online registration
Please enter the requested information, including your contact details and your email address, and create an individual password. You will then receive your personal access information as well as information about the application process by email.
During the course of the application and admission process, we will keep you informed of the status via email. Please check your spam folder regularly during this time.

Online Registration
The enrolment deadline has expired. Online Registration will be available again 01 March.

Online Registration
The enrolment deadline has expired. Online Registration will be available again 01 September.


Application portal
Please fill out the online application form. For applicants younger than 18, a button will appear at the bottom of the form to print out a consent form for your parents. Please have the form signed by your parents, and then upload a scan of the signed document to the upload portal.

Upload of mandatory application documents to the upload portal
Please make sure to select the correct type of document in our upload portal.

Evaluation fee
The University of Göttingen imposes a fee for the review of university entrance entitlement (e.g. school diplomas) to the amount of 65 Euro. Unless exempted, pay the evaluation fee by bank transfer by the end of the application deadline at the latest. You will receive the evaluation of your certificates with your final notification.


Admission / rejection
After the end of the application deadline we will begin with our selection process. You will receive updates and information on your status between July and August (winter semester) or between January and February (sommer semester) at the earliest.

Questions? Questions!
Application FAQ
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