Studying in Saxony-Anhalt

With two universities and eight higher education institutions, Saxony-Anhalt offers a wide range of study and research opportunities. Yet each university has its own flair. Whether it’s a familiar atmosphere, a university in a big city or a campus in the countryside - Saxony-Anhalt offers something for everyone. If you have any questions about this or would like support in starting your studies, please contact our regional advisors at the WelcomeCenter Saxony-Anhalt

You can find an overview of study programmes in Saxony-Anhalt and in Germany on the website ( If you know where and for which subject you would like to enroll, you can contact the relevant university directly. The Akademisches Auslandsamt or the International Office of the respective university will support and advise you:  

Other higher education institutions: 

Requirements to study for prospective students from abroad

In order to be able to start or continue a degree course in Germany, the school or university qualifications acquired so far must be recognised. The anabin platform of the Central Office for Foreign Education provides information on the comparability and recognition of foreign educational qualifications.  

If it is not an international degree programme, some of which are offered in English, sufficient German language skills may become an additional requirement. Prospective students can attend a preparatory language course to meet these requirements. It is possible to obtain a visa for attending a language course in Germany. 

Foreign prospective students can prepare comprehensively for their studies and attend language courses at the Saxony-Anhalt State College of Studies. The Landesstudienkolleg is an institution of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences with two sites: