Welcome to Halle!


If you do not hold the German citizenship or did not obtain your school-leaving certificate or first university degree in Germany, you must prove your German language proficiency and your certificates must be recognised by uni-assist before application. You will find more information about uni-assist here: https://www.uni-assist.de/en/


Our sole teaching language is German, therefore you must prove your German language proficiency. The following certificates will prove sufficient German language skills

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH) Stufe 2 (DSH2)

Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaF) Stufe 4 (TDN4) in allen Bereichen

Deutsches Sprachdiplom der KMK Stufe 2 (DSD II)

Goethe-Zertifikat C1

— telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule


Citizens from the following countries may enter Germany without visa and apply for their residence permit directly at the Foreigners' Registration Office in Halle:

Australia (also Cook Islands, Norfolk Islands, Christmas Island), Israel, Japan, Canada, Rep. of Korea, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA. Changes may apply, please check the following list: www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/visa-service/-/231148

By all means, please do contact the German embassy your country for current information about visa requirements and exemptions in due time before coming to Germany.

Citizens of all other countries require a "Student Visa” to study in Germany. You must apply for this at the German embassy in your home country before coming here.

Overview: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/uebersicht/199290

General information: https://www.studying-in-germany.org/german-student-visa/

Please check the current information on the home page of the German embassy or consulate in your home country.

Entry as a tourist is not possible! You must apply for a visa directly after the university acceptance in your home country.

If you have any question about study programmes, the admission requirements and the entrance examination, please feel free to contact the student advisory service studinfo(at)  burg-halle.  de

contact person


Jenni Arnold
Student Advisory Service
Campus Design, Kutscherhaus
Neuwerk 7a, 1. OG
T +49 (0) 345 7751 532

office hours

Due to the COVID19 pandemic it is mandatory to make an appointment previously.