How it works Apply in 6 steps

Step 1 Get information in advance

If you would like to study in Germany and uni-assist handles your application, this is the page for you. If you are interested in a Bachelor or Master’s course, you can find out about the requirements here. Then, ask the university of your choice about the application criteria for your chosen course of study.

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If you have all the information you need and uni-assist is handling your application, continue to step 2​​​​​​​.

Step 2 Plan your application

Check how to apply via uni-assist. Plan your application using our checklists and notes on deadlines. In some cases, special rules may apply, for example if you need a preliminary review documentation (VPD).

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Done planning?
Continue with step 3.

Step 3 Assemble your documents

For all the documents required, get copies and certifications as necessary. Check whether a translation is required and, if necessary, have one made by a court-certified translator.

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Once all your documents are ready, continue with step 4.

Step 4 Apply online

Register for the uni-assist online portal. Create an online application for each chosen course. Upload documents for your application(s). Send us your online application.

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Once you have applied online, continue with step 5.

Step 5 Pay all fees

Pay the handling fees for all your applications. Once we have received your payment and your documents, we can start processing your application.

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Once you have paid, continue with step 6.

Step 6 Send and Track

Send us all required documents by letter. Track what is happening at uni-assist and at the universities.

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You did it! Your documents are on their way to us.