Certificate of enrolment

You can apply for enrolment for a course of study at the respective university.

After a successful application for a study place, you will receive a letter of admission.

As a rule, the enrollment documents are also sent at the same time. You must return these documents by a certain date in order for enrolment to take place.

In addition to the application for enrolment, the university may request further documents for the first enrolment, such as:

  • Note of authorization
  • Completed declaration that the study place will be accepted
  • Original or certified copy of the university entrance qualification
  • Birth certificate, marriage certificate if applicable
  • Proof of ability to study if you have a service, employment or training relationship (e.g. certificate of service, termination contract)
  • Study book with exmatriculation note, if an enrollment at another university took place
  • Proof of student health insurance and long-term care insurance
  • health certificate (from the family doctor)
  • Receipts for paid Studentenwerk fee (This may also be paid in cash on site.)
  • Receipt for paid administrative cost contribution
  • Photos (usually two photos in passport format 45 x 35 mm)
  • Curriculum vitae

Foreign applicants who did not obtain their university entrance qualification in Germany also need:

  • proof of German language skills
  • the residence permit (student visa)

Note: Check with your university in good time which documents are required for your enrollment.

  • Forms: yes
  • Online procedure possible: partial
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance necessary: rare
  • Level of trust: substantial


  • Note of authorization
  • Timely written acceptance of the study place

Enrolment regulations of the respective university

ยง 14 Brandenburg Higher Education Act (BbgHG)

Related Links

  • University of Potsdam (UP):
  • European University Viadrina (EUV):
  • Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (FUBKW):
  • University of Applied Sciences Potsdam (FHP)
  • University of Applied Sciences for Sustainable Development Eberswalde (HNEE):
  • Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences (THB):
  • Technical University (TH) Wildau:
  • Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
  • Enrolment usually takes place online or by post, only rarely is the personal appearance necessary.
  • Transfer the semester fee to receive the study documents (semester ID and enrolment certificates for the current semester).
  • With the enrollment you are registered as a student of the respective university.
  • You can now take your subjects, unless the university prescribes otherwise.
  • You must re-register for each new semester on time.

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