Sending an application

Certified copies as well as your signed online application must be sent to uni-assist by post. Use your online account to upload all documents that require neither official certification nor your original signature.

Sending documents by post

Send in your documents as quickly as possible after submitting your online application! uni-assist should receive your documents at least 8 weeks before the application deadline.

What needs to be in the envelope?

Even if you are applying to multiple universities, please send your documents in one single envelope only.

For each university you are applying to, include a printed version of the online application form with your original signature.

In addition, enclose the following documents only once:

Important: Please make sure to use the right postage to ensure your letter arrives at uni-assist.

Postal address

Please send your application to this address*:

uni-assist e.V.
11507 Berlin

*If your mail carrier does not accept the address above, please send your mail to uni-assist e.V., Geneststrasse 5, 10829 Berlin. This will not increase the transit time.

    You may also drop your documents in our letter box in person. It is accessible 24 hours a day. If you want to drop off your application envelope in person, please use only the letter boxes marked with “uni-assist”.

    The exact GPS coordinates are: 52.472090  13.36578

    Google Maps

    How to find the uni-assist letter box:

    • In Reichartstraße 2, 10829 Berlin (Gate 1), you will find a large sign for the uni-assist letter box.
    • Go through the green fence gate and you’ll be right in front of the letter box.
    Confirmation of receipt

    For each letter, you will receive a confirmation of receipt. Find out more under Deadlines & processing time.

    Upload your documents online

    Use your online account to upload all documents that require neither official certification nor your original signature. These are usually other documents such as proofs of internships, CV, letters of motivation and letters of recommendation as well as a copy of your passport.

    Note: A few universities allow online-only applications using simple copies (scans) of all documents. For more information, please contact the university of your choice.

    You will find additional hints in our FAQs.

    You have sent your application?

    You did it! Your documents are on the way to us.
    You can track the processing of your documents online via your account. We will inform you about the processing result.
    The university of your choice decides on your admission and informs you of the decision.