Procedure for the enrolment in the Master programmes of the Faculty of Business and Economics

We are pleased that you have chosen the University of Göttingen for your Master's degree programme. In the following you will find all important information on how to enrol in one of our Master's programmes (for applicants who are not yet enrolled at the University of Göttingen) or how to re-enrol (for applicants who are already enrolled at the University of Göttingen):


Information on new enrolment at the University of Göttingen

If you are not yet enrolled at the University of Göttingen, you can enrol in a Master's programme by completing the following 3 steps:

Step 1

Carry out your online enrolment via the online platform by 31 January 2021 at the latest. To log in, use the access data (username and password) that you received by e-mail during your application (do not register again!). If you have forgotten your password, please use this link to get a new password. You can find detailed instructions here (download pdf).

Step 2

Transfer the semester fee to the university. Your enrolment can only be processed after your payment has been received.

The amount of the semester fee and the bank details (reason for transfer: 20211, matriculation number, first and last name) of the University of Göttingen can be found here. 20211 stands for the reference summer semester 2021 (year 1 stands for a summer semester and year 2 for a winter semester).

Step 3

Then upload the following documents to the upload portal by 31 January 2021 at the latest. To register, please use the access data (username and password) that you received by e-mail when you applied for our master's programme:

  • Proof from the health insurance company of fulfilment of the insurance obligation (legally insured persons) or of exemption from the insurance obligation (privately insured persons),

  • Certificate of previous study time, i.e. proof of semesters already studied at other German universities (semesters of study, university and vacation semesters).


Please note that in case of conditional admission you have to prove your Bachelor degree by 15 May 2021 and/or your German proof by 10 May 2021 and/or your English proof by 15 May 2021 (with the exception of Development Economics: proof by 10 May 2021). For detailed information, please note the specific deadlines in your conditional letter of admission.


Information on enrolment (for Göttingen students) in a Master's programme

If you are already enrolled at the University of Göttingen, you can enrol in a Master's programme with the following 3 steps:

Step 1

Carry out your online enrolment via the online platform by 31 January 2021 at the latest. To log in, use the access data (username and password) that you received by e-mail during your application (do not register again!). If you have forgotten your password, please use this link to get a new password. You can find detailed instructions here (download pdf).

Step 2

Re-register as before for the following semester by either using the self-service functions (SB-Funktionen) to collect the semester fee due as a direct debit or by transferring it directly to the account of the University of Göttingen.

The amount of the semester fee and the bank details (reason for transfer: 20211, matriculation number, first and last name) of the University of Göttingen can be found here. 20211 stands for the reference summer semester 2021 (year 1 stands for a summer semester and year 2 for a winter semester).

Step 3

Subsequently, you upload the application for a change in the course of studies (Antrag auf Änderung des Studienverlaufs) to the upload portal by 31 January 2021 at the latest. To register, use the log in data (username and password) that you received by e-mail when you applied for our Master's programme.

Please note that in case of conditional admission you have to prove your Bachelor degree and/or English proof by 15 May 2021 (with the exception of Development Economics: proof by 10 May 2021). For detailed information, please note the specific deadlines in your conditional letter of admission.

Information on enrolment in a double degree programme (winter semester only)

If you want to enroll in one of our double degree programs, please proceed as follows:

Step 1

Enrol or re-enrol in the Master's programme at the University of Göttingen in the period from August 1 to August 31, 2020 in which you wish to complete the double degree program (procedure see above). Timely enrolment or re-enrolment in the Master's programme at the University of Göttingen is a prerequisite for your participation in the double degree programme.

Step 2

Follow the instructions in your letter of admission for the double degree programme. Please confirm your participation in the double degree programme to the contact person indicated by the deadline. Once you have confirmed your participation, you will be enrolled in the double degree programme.

Step 3

The prerequisite for your participation in the double degree programme is the timely fulfilment of the conditions and/or requirements stated in the letter of admission to the Master's programme of the University of Göttingen (in case of conditional admission).


Introductory events for your Master's programme
At the beginning of your studies, introductory events for your Master's programme will take place, to which you are already cordially invited. At present, we cannot yet foresee whether these events will take place in person or digitally. You will find more information here shortly before the start of the semester.

Registration for languages and key qualifications
Languages and key qualifications are offered by the Central Institution for Languages and Key Qualifications (ZESS) at the University of Göttingen. Please note the regulations in your study and examination regulations. Registration for courses at the ZESS must be made before the start of lectures. Further information, e.g. on course registration and deregistration, can be found on the website of the ZESS.