Application Procedure

  • Deadline: 15th of July (in the year of planned enrolment)
    • Due to the current situation caused by Covid-19 the application period has been extended until the 20th of August 2020
  • Application via OvGU Online Bewerbungen (national degree) or uni-assist (foreign degree) 
  • Information on the entry requirements for the programme can be found here.
  • Information on the application procedure via OvGU Online Bewerbungen can be found here.
  • Information on the documents you have to hand in as a hard copy can be found here.


Checklist for your application

Necessary documents to upload to Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg or uni-assist (Check the uni-assist website for a detailed descripiton of the required documents)

  • Educational certificate
    • Bachelor’s certificate (or proof of similar degree) in original language as well as (officially translated) in English or German
    • You also need to attach your university's grading system 
  • Proof of at least 180 ECTS
  • Proof of at least 30 ECTS within the field of social science
  • Proof of English language proficiency on C1-level:
    • Either via an official language certificate (UNIcert, IELTS, IELTS Indicator, Cambridge, TOEFL,  TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition, TOEIC or telc) 
    • Or via a high school or Bachelor degree taught in English (in Australia, Great Britain, New Zealand, the USA, Ireland or Canada; restrictions apply)
  • Proof of relevant academic or professional experience in a foreign country of 3 months or more
  • Letter of motivation (3 pages in English)
  • CV (in English)


Roadmap for your application via uni-assist

how to find the program

Step 1: Assemble your documents

  • Obtain certified copies of your documents and certificates (all documents that are not in German or English need to be officially translated)
  • Make copies of your documents and upload them to the uni-assist online portal 

Step 2: Submit your application online

  • Register with the online portal
  • Submit all online applications electronically.

Step 3: Pay the processing fees

  • Uni-assist is unable to process your application before you have paid the handling fee.

Step 4: Send all certified documents as hard copies to:

  • uni-assist e.V. 11507 Berlin GERMANY

Step 5: Finish all of this before July 15th 

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