Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


International Office

phone: +49 345 55 21589
fax: +49 345 55 27427

Universitätsring 19/20
06108 Halle (Saale)

postal address:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
International Office
D-06099 Halle (Saale)

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Information on handling the novel coronavirus

Dear students, doctoral candidates and researchers,

The International Office is trying to be there for you as usual even  in the current Corona pandemic. We have provided some information for you below. If you have any further questions, please contact us.

Information for International Students

For information for international students on the current situation please have a look at the following pages.

Information for doctoral candidates

For doctoral candidates we have collected information in connection with travelling to Halle or travelling abroad during the Corona pandemic here.

Information for researchers

For researchers we have collected information in connection with travelling to Halle or travelling abroad during the Corona pandemic here.

Information about the Authority for Foreign Citizen and Asylum

The Authority for Foreign Citizen and Asylum has opened again on May 11th, 2020.

Please take a look at the new regulations and fill the mandatory health questionnaire before you visit the Authority for Foreign Citizen and Asylum!

New regulations of the Authority for Foreign Citizens and Asylum (May 11th, 2020)
Bestimmungen Ausländerbehörde_Eng.pdf (410.8 KB)  vom 12.05.2020

Health questionnarie for all visitors of Halle (Saale) city administration
Englisch Gesundheitsfragebogen_.pdf (241.2 KB)  vom 12.05.2020

Information on teaching at MLU

At MLU, the lecture period of the summer semester started on April 6, 2020 with online courses. The digitalized form of teaching will remain the norm for the summer semester 2020. Face-to-face teaching and examinations will be an absolute exception.

From 4 May 2020, it possible to collect and return media at five locations of the University and State Library (ULB):

Students, scientists and staff can find the most important information on the university's website at:

Current rules of conduct

As of April 23, 2020 the obligation to wear a mask will apply in Saxony-Anhalt. Wearing a protective mask, scarf or other mouth and nose protection to contain the spread of the corona virus is mandatory when shopping and using public transport.

The exit restrictions imposed on the city of Halle still apply. This means that all residents must observe certain rules of conduct outside their own homes:
Rules of Conduct_16.04._EN.pdf (263.4 KB)  vom 29.04.2020

Welcome to the international area of the Martin-Luther-University!

Dear students, dear researchers,

We would like to warmly welcome you to Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and are glad you found your way to us.

As the biggest university in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg cooperates with more than 200 institutions of higher education from around the world in study programmes and joint research projects. With these cooperation our university offers you many and varied opportunities to take part in these international activities. Become part of our university community and enrich our university and city life alongside 2,100 other international students and 23,000 students from Halle.

Check out our internet pages and get an idea of our university steeped in tradition and the lively city of Halle (Saale), no matter whether you are looking for opportunities to go abroad or for study and research opportunities at our university. The International Office informs and advises you on funding, support, and language courses.

Also visit us on Facebook – Facebook    – here you will find up-to-date information on funding and support  programmes and events, photo galleries, and you can always contact us!

ERASMUS Charter for higher Education 2014-2010
ERASMUS Charta 2014-2020.pdf (900.2 KB)  vom 09.08.2018

European Policy Statement
European Policy Statement (ESP)_2014-20.pdf (78.8 KB)  vom 09.05.2014