Admission to a Master programme

If you have already completed a first degree (e.g. B.A. or Diplom) and you are interested in starting a master´s programme at Kiel University, you will find all necessary information about application and enrolment here.

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For a general overview of Master programmes offered at Kiel University please follow the link:   Overview of Master Programmes.pdf

For the following Master's programmes, all non-German citizens with foreign academic certificates must submit a common application through Uni-ASSIST in Berlin.


The application process is explained in detail in the admission information for a Master programme.pdf

You are obligated to complete the online application form from Uni-ASSIST. Please notice that you still have to send your application documents via mail to Uni-ASSIST. To apply ONLY online is NOT sufficient:

For these English-language Master's programmes, prospective students should apply directly at the respective academic institute of Kiel University.

Some study courses require special precognition. These study courses can be found in the Studienqualifikationssatzung. Please hand in the Bescheinigung über "besondere Vorkenntnisse" gemäß Studienqualifikationssatzung along with your application.

Non-German citizens with a German bachelor degree or with a similar German university degree

  • who are interested in a Master´s programme with an admission restriction should apply directly with Kiel University, Student Service, Admissions Office.
  • In addition to the documents specified in this overview please hand in all foreign academic certificates and their official translations.

German citizens with foreign academic certificates

  • should apply directly with Kiel University, Student Service, Admissions Office only if they are applying for limited enrolment subjects.
  • These applicants do not need to have their foreign academic certificates accredited separately.

German citizens with foreign academic certificates who are applying for open enrolment subjects

  • should register directly with Student Office, Administration Buildung, 1st floor.
  • Before applying, please send your certificates and your transcript of records via e-mail to Veronika Langner,, 0431-8803718.