Checklist required documents

  • 1. Curriculum Vitae with Passport-size photograph:
    Complete and signed.

  • 2. Proof of proficiency in English:
    Applicants whose native language is not English are asked to submit a proof of proficiency in English (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, GRE Scores).
    Also see Accepted language certificates.

  • 3. Official academic transcripts:
    Copies of transcripts and degree certificates in English or German from all colleges/ universities attended.
    Please note:
  • Legible A4 sized coloured photocopies of all original documents.
  • Both sides of all the documents must be photocopied
  • Documents translated into English language must be notarised.
    Applicants from EU-countries who have not completed their B.Sc. yet by the time of application must prove a minimum of 150 ECTS. The BSc certificate plus final transcript must then be submitted latest within 4 weeks after the lectures have started.

    For China and Vietnam, only APS-proven ( academic transcript and degree certificates are accepted for application.

    After September 2022 for India only APS-proven ( academic transcript and degree certificates are accepted for application.

    After admission, BSc transcripts of Nigerian applicants must be airmailed in a sealed envelope directly from the University's Office of the Registrar to

    Goettingen University
    Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
    International Admission Office
    Buesgenweg 5
    D - 37077 Goettingen

  • 4. Academic diplomas:
    Copies of your high school diploma and of further academic diplomas, if applicable (in English, German or Spanish).

  • 5. Professional experience:
    Applicants who have professionel agricultural experience may provide proof of this.

  • 6. Other MSc courses:
    Each applicant must fill in and load up the form "Declaration Master Studies". Here, the applicant declares, whether she/he has started or completed an earlier master study program or that this is not the case.

  • 7. Letter of motivation:
    (1 page) in English. The candidate shall highlight his or her motives and interests to enroll in the M.Sc. program and explain how he/she intends to use the M.Sc. degree in his/her future professional career.

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