Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Access to studies

The application is dependent on the university entrance qualification

Distinction by university entrance qualification

Your application depends only on your university entrance qualification, not on your citizenship. Please check the following data flow diagramm about the correct form of an application at the HU Berlin, based on your school and study history.

Application at the HU Berlin

If you are an international student and are interested in a degree programme, or for questions about matters other than degrees and programmes, please contact the Initial Counselling for foreign students office.

German university entrance qualification

Prospective students with German university entrance (Abitur for Bachelors, university degree for Masters) apply directly at Humboldt-Universität. Please respect the limitation periods.

Non German university entrance qualification

Prospective students with non German university entrance apply via uni-assist. Please respect the limitation periods.

Several university entrance qualifications

If you have German and non German university entrance qualifications your application depends on this qualification you rely on.

Vocationally trained applicants

People with professional experience but no university admission qualification (Abitur) can study if they have training and professional experience relevant to the course pursuant to section 11 Berlin Higher Education Act) (BerlHG). You apply subject to your university admission qualification, too.

Information according to EU-DSGVO


When contacting facilities of the study department, personal data are partly collected and processed. The processing of personal data, such as the name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU-DSGVO) and in accordance with the Berlin Data Protection Act (BlnDSG). Further information on this, your rights and options can be found at