Enrolment process for admitted Doctoral Studies/Ph.D. Students (EU and Non-EU)

These instructions describe the enrolment process for admitted Doctoral Studies/Ph.D. Students with Non-German university entrance entitlement.

If you are not yet admitted at your study programme or you are not sure whether these instructions apply to you, please return to the application check

Please make digital copies of the following documents. You will have to upload them via our online portal:

  • Admission/Acceptance letter which you have received from the faculty or graduate school
  • 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 semester fee
  • For students of University medical centre: Proof of valid measles vaccination

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

ATTENTION: Applicants already enroled at the University of Göttingen:
You can apply for a change of programme by using the designated form (Application for change of course of studies (pdf)). You need to be re-registered before you apply for a change of programme. Please enclose your admission/acceptance letter and send us both documents by e-mail or provide them in person during our opening hours.

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

Online registration for enrolment is possible beginning:

01.06. for winter semester
01.12. for summer semester

Online enrolment 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.

Upload portal
Upload the requested enrolment documents.

Remittance of semester fees
Please transfer the semester fees in due time to the university bank account. Your enrolment can only be finalized once we have received your payment. Please fill in your registration number and full name as reference!

We will process your documents and, if possible, finalize your enrolment. Should we require further documents, we will contact you. When all documents are complete and payment can be verified finalizing your enrolment usually takes two to three weeks, after which you will receive an automatically generated mail with information about your Student ID and how to begin your studies.