Admission to a Master programme

If you have already completed a first degree (e.g. B.A. or Diplom) and 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 must complete the online application form from Uni-ASSIST. Please note that you still have to send your application documents to Uni-ASSIST via mail or post. It is NOT sufficient to only apply online!

Prospective students should apply directly at the respective academic institute of Kiel University regarding these Master's programmes held in in English.

Some study courses require special previous knowledge. These courses can be found in the Studienqualifikationssatzung. Please submit 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 restricted admission should directly apply to Kiel University, Student Service, the Admissions Office.
  • In addition to the documents specified in this overview please submit all foreign academic certificates and their official translations.

German citizens with foreign academic certificates

  • should directly apply to Kiel University, Student Service, the 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 directly register at the 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.