Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, teacher training and exchange students have to officially enrol as students at the University of Kassel. PhD applicants and PhD candidates have the opportunity to register as exchange students.

Documents for the enrolment:

  • Application form
  • Payment of semester fees
  • Proof of health insurance

Enrolment is conducted differently for different types of courses. Please select yours:

Enrolment for exchange studies

Enrolment for exchange students takes place on 3 April 2018. Please arrive at the Welcome Centre (Campus Center, Moritzstrasse 18, 2nd floor, office no. 2128a) between 10 a.m. and midday on that day. You will obtain all the necessary documents and information about enrolment there. You will receive your student ID card the same afternoon.

Enrolment for master’s degree courses

You have already received a letter of admission in response to your application. Please go to the Admissions Office on Moritzstrasse 18 once you arrive in Kassel. You will receive all the other necessary information on enrolment there.  

It is essential to pay the semester fees. After paying your semester fees, you will receive your study certificate by post; it is sent to your address in Germany.

  • You can discover more about the specific amount of the semester fees and their makeup here.


Enrolment when preparing for the doctoral programme

If you are interested in a doctoral programme and would like to prepare for it at the University of Kassel and attend courses, you can register as an exchange student for a maximum of 2 semesters.

The following documents are required for enrolment:

  • Application form
  • Copy of the passport
  • Confirmation by the supervising professor at the University of Kassel
    (de: "Betreuungszusage")

Please send it to the following address:

Universität Kassel
International Office
to Ms. Marlis Fellmann
Mönchebergstr. 19
34109 Kassel

Application deadlines

  • Application deadline for the summer semester: 15 January 
  • Application deadline for the winter semester: 15 July

Once the application period is over, you will be admitted to the exchange study course.

Enrolment for an exchange study course takes place after your arrival in Kassel. Please go to the Welcome Centre (Campus Center, Moritzstrasse 18, Room 2128a) immediately after arriving. You will receive all the information and documents necessary for enrolment there.

Enrollment during the doctoral programme

You are free to register as a student during your stay at the University of Kassel. If you decide to enrol, you can do so at the Admissions Office. You will receive all necessary documents and information about the semester fees and enrollment there.


Marlis Fellmann

Beratung Internationale Austauschstudierende / Advising international exchange students
Address Universität Kassel
International Office
Moritzstr. 18 (2. OG)
34127 Kassel
Building: Campus Centre
Room 2128
Telephone +49 561 804 3075
Telefax +49 561 804 3513
Office Hours:

Dienstag, 13 - 15 Uhr / Tuesday 1 - 3pm

Donnerstag, 13 - 15 Uhr / Thursday 1 - 3pm


  • Beratung und Betreuung der Austauschstudierenden (incoming: Erasmus, Partneruniversitäten)
  • Betreuung von DAAD Stipendiaten
  • IAESTE (incoming)