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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International Office

Office:Office hours during the summer term 2020
Universitätsring 19/20
First Floor
06108 Halle (Saale)
For students and for doctoral candidates and Postdocs:
Our office hours have been cancelled until further notice! However, we are available by phone or e-mail.
Office hours via telephone for students:
Tuesdays till Thursdays: 09.00 am - 12.00 am
Please call: +49 345 55 21579
Office hours via telephone for doctoral candidates and Postdocs:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10.00 am - 12.00 am
Please call: +49 345 55 21538

Our world-wide cooperation with higher education and research institutions makes numerous study, research and internship opportunities possible.

The International Office supports you on your way to Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg or abroad. It advises you on European and global support programmes which include language courses and cultural events, and it answers your questions concerning organisational issues such as entry into the country, right of residence, living and insurance.

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 Guest and Exchange Students

For information for guest and exchange 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

Information on teaching at MLU

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

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.

International Office Organization Chart
Organigramm.pdf (156.1 KB)  vom 24.01.2019

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