Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


International Office

phone: Tel: +49 345 55 21590
fax: 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

Information on handling the novel coronavirus

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

Due to these rules, there are currently no consultation hours in the institutions and authorities in Halle. This also affects the International Office, the Registration Office (International students section) and the General Student Advisory Service of the University. Inquiries can currently only be made and answered in writing or by telephone.

Information for Guest and Exchange Students

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

Go East Studentships for summer schools!

Studentships for the USA!

Für junge Studierende mit Migrationshintergrund an  deutschen Fachhochschulen und Universitäten bietet die  Deutsch-Amerikanische Fulbright-Kommission ein Sommerstudienprogramm in den USA  an. Mehr Infos siehe:   

Exchange places in India, Japan and USA!

Derzeit sind Bewerbungen für Austauschplätze an der University of Delhi, der Musashi University (im Großraum Tokio, Japan, bitte bis 3.2.2020 bewerben) sowie der Georgia Southern University (Georgia, USA, bitte bis 1.3.2020 bewerben), der University of New Mexiko (Alberquerque, bitte bis 27.2.2020) bewerben möglich. Es stehen jeweils zwei Plätze zur Verfügung. Näheres bitte bei den Sprechzeiten des International Office oder beim zuständigen Ansprechpartner im IO, Dr. René Lenz, erfragen.

Internship with IAESTE!

"Während des Studiums auf ein Auslandsabenteuer nach Brasilien,  Indien, Ghana, oder Griechenland? Mit IAESTE ganz einfach!

IAESTE  vermittelt Auslandspraktika im technisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Bereich in über  80 Ländern der Welt.
Das Beste: Die Vermittlung ist kostenlos und die  Praktika sind bezahlt.

Wie du zu deinem Auslandsabenteuer kommst,  erfährst du bei unserem Infovortrag am 09.01.2020, 18:00, im Beratungsraum des International Office.

DAAD Prize 2020 - Call for Applications

In 2020, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will award a prize to a foreign BA or MA student or doctoral student at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

The Prize is intended to honour outstanding academic  achievements and remarkable social or intercultural commitment.

The prize is endowed with a total of 1,000 EUR. Application is open to foreign degree-seeking students as well as to students who have graduated from Martin-Luther-Universität.

Deadline for applications is January 20th, 2020

(Students with German school leaving certificates as well as guest and exchange students are not eligible.)

DAAD Prize 2020 - Call for Applications
DAAD-Prize 2020 - Call for Applications.pdf (154.3 KB)  vom 21.11.2019

Study in Canada, November 14th

You are thinking about studying in Canada, but you need information about how to apply and finance it? You are not sure which university might fit your needs and what about VISA regulations? Then we will help and provide you with information:

November 14th, IBZ (Emil-AbderHalden-Str.7a), starting time 15:00

The IO of the MLU and the IEC   

International Day 2019, May 8th

International Day 2019

International Day 2019

International Day 2019

Find your way abroad!

You want to study abroad and don't know how? Then enter 8 May 2019 in your calendar right away! Starting at 12:00 noon, you can find out more about applications, financing and country focal points at various stands on Uniplatz and at lectures at the Melanchthonianum. The day ends in the evening with a Chinese cultural event where culinary, dancing and musical surprises await you. We are looking forward to seeing you!

Programme International Day 2019
Programm_InternationalDay2019.pdf (315.4 KB)  vom 12.04.2019

Become a Buddy for international students

Get to know international students and support them in their first steps at the university and in the city of Halle!

We expect a large number of international students again in the summer semester 2019. As part of our "Buddy Program", we would like to offer them support, especially in the difficult initial phase of everyday life.

By "Buddys" we mean committed students who are interested in international contact and who look after one or more international students during the semester and especially during the often difficult initial phase of everyday life.

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Information on Leonardo Internship

The Leonardo Office offers a consultation hour every third Thursday of the month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room U.06 of the Juridicum of the MLU (Universitätsplatz 5 - 7).

From 16-17 o'clock a consultation in the group takes place (short info. lecture to the European Union practical courses and question round). From 17-18 o'clock an individual consultation (individual requests and specific questions) is possible.

A pre-registration is not necessary.

Event calender for international doctoral candidates and Postdocs

The PhD Network offers each semester interesting events for international PhD students and Postdocs. Continue reading in order to find more information about the events and how to register. We look very much forward to your participation.

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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!

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