Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Studierenden-Service-Center | Immatrikulationsamt
Frau Kati Gaudig

phone: +49 (0)345 - 552 13 14
fax: +49 (0)345 - 552 75 14

Universitätsplatz 11,
Löwengebäude Raum 8,
06108 Halle (Saale)

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Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg | Studierenden-Service-Center | Immatrikulationsamt
06099 Halle (Saale)

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Enrolment

During your doctorate at Halle University you may enrol as a PhD student. From the University point of view the enrolment at Halle University as a PhD student is not mandatory but goes along with some advantages.

Please note that at the Faculty of Philosophy I, Faculty of Philosphy II and the Faculty of Natural SciencesI enrolement is possible only after having been accepted as a doctoral candidate at the relevant Faculty.

Some of the advantages are free use of public transport in all of Germany (starting in summer semester 2024), free use of the university libraries, reduced prices in the university cafeterias.

For the enrolment as a PhD student there are no deadlines and no tuition fees are charged. However, a registration fee for each semester has to be paid if you enrol. The fee can vary. Please find always updated information here.

Enrolment for international doctoral candidates takes place at the Student Registration Office (Immatrikulationsamt).

The documents can be submitted by email to , by post to the given post address or handed in personally during the office hours in the Student Registration Office. Alternatively you can use the mailbox in the Löwengebäude     to submit documents to the Admissions Office. Also questions can be clarified by e-mail, post or telephone.

The following documents have to be submitted:

Doctoral candidates who wish to obtain a doctoral degree at MLU

  • a completed registration form "Registration for PhD study" (see below)
  • simple copies of your university degree certificates (Master's, Diploma, etc.) translated into German or English by an officially quoted translator
  • a copy of your university entrance certification, e.g. graduation diploma translated into German or English by an officially quoted translator
  • written confirmation by your academic supervisor of the anticipated period of supervision (Confirmation of supervision, see form below)
  • a bank statement (or record) indicating that you have transferred the semester fee (for more information see the information sheet below),
  • a passport size, non-biometric photo for your student ID (Uni-Service-Card, which serves as a ticket for the region's public transport network MDV)
  • In case you are a Doctoral Candidate at Faculty of Natural Sciences I, Faculty of Philosophy I or Faculty of Philosophy II, a written statement by the faculty's Dean's office certifying your acceptance as a Doctoral Candidate at the faculty is also required.

Visiting doctoral candidates

  • a completed registration form "Registration for PhD study" (see below)
  • certificate of enrolment from your home institution (Original form. Electronically issued certificates of enrolment must be stamped and signed. If necessary, certified translations in German or English must be provided.)
  • confirmation of supervision from MLU (see form below)
  • proof of membership in a German statutory health insurance  (only for doctoral candidates younger than 30)
  • a bank statement (or record) indicating that you have transferred the  semester fee (for more information see the information sheet below)
  • a passport size, non-biometric photo for your student ID (Uni-Service-Card, which serves as a ticket for the region's public transport network MDV)

Visiting doctoral candidates with an Erasmus+ fellowship

Doctoral candidates who participate in the Erasmus+ programme and do research at MLU only for a temporary period are in need of presenting a nomination of the home institution. You will obtain further information during the nomination process.

Contact persons at the Student Service Centre (Immatrikulationsamt)

Forms for Enrolment

writable PDF templates for download

Information on registration and enrolment for international PhD students
Information PhD Enrolment_Dec22.pdf (164.5 KB)  vom 09.12.2022

Registration for PhD study
Registration form PhD_1.pdf (119.3 KB)  vom 09.12.2022

Confirmation of supervision of a PhD project
Confirmation of supervision PhD_1.pdf (109.2 KB)  vom 09.12.2022

Bank details for the transfer of the semester contribution

Recipient:Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
IBAN:DE46810000000081001535
BIC:MARKDEF1810
Bank:Deutsche Bundesbank, Filiale Magdeburg
Purpose:For initial enrolment: First name, last name, date of birth, country of origin
For re-registration: Your matriculation number

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