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Application via uni-assist

Applications for a German intensive course in preparation for academic study are possible anytime via uni-assist!

Please apply as early as possible via uni-assist in order to avoid long waiting periods. 

 Application Checklist:

In order to apply for studies at JLU Giessen, you must upload the following documents to uni-assist:

  • Your school-leaving certificate (this may in certain cases take the form of a listing of the subject grades achieved in your last year of school; if applicable, also an academic transcript and/or diploma from a university already attended) and a translation of these documents (into English or German). Translations are only accepted from accredited translators who are authorized to issue official translations in their respective home country. We accept documents in German and English.
  • applicants for a Master's programme also need the complete Transcript of Records and the Bachelor's certificate as well as their translation (if applicable - we accept documents in English or German) by accredited translators (i.e., translators who are authorized to issue official translations in their respective home country). 
  • proof of your language proficiency (depending on your subject of study: German and/or English, or additional languages). If you do not yet have sufficient German language skills to apply, please apply for the "Deutschkurs/German language course" to take part in an intensive German language course to prepare you for your studies at JLU. 
  • a copy of the page in your passport showing your name and passport photo
  • payment to uni-assist
  • Application portal (please register with uni-assist before filling in the online application for JLU Gießen). 


Please note: your documentation can only be processed after you have transferred the administrative fee to uni-assist's bank account!

If your application is  complete, uni-assist will send it on to us at JLU's International Office.

We will send you further information on the status of your application via mail after the documents have been processed at JLU. Please allow 4-6 weeks handling time.

In order to meet the application deadline, it is sufficient to upload your documents in due time to the uni-assist applicant portal - NOT the forwarding date of your documents by uni-assist to JLU Gießen.

If you are in doubt about the correctness of the evaluation carried out by uni-assist, please inquire directly at JLU's Admissions Office. JLU Giessen reserves the right to make any final decision on acceptance or rejection of an application for admission to a degree program.