University of Erfurt


Application as an exchange student in 4 steps

STEP 1: Nomination

Before application for the exchange studies at Erfurt University, you need to be officially nominated by your home University's International Office of the Departmental Coordinator. 

STEP 2: Create online application form and print it (please read instructions below!)

Application via the online application portal Mobility-Online. 

After you have printed the form and sent it online, you need to create a user account by choosing a username and a password.

Pleasee note down your username, your password and the weblink and keep that information. You will need it for the further administration steps for your exchange. 

Please fill out your data, upload a phozo, print the application form, sign it and have it signed and stamped by the coordinator of your home university. 

Links to the online application portals:

STEP 3: Enclose the following application documents in addition to the printed online application form

  • Transcript of Records of your home university
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proof of German skills (Certificate, z.B. A2, B1, B2, C1, TestDaF) or Assessment of a German teacher at your home university 
  • Copy of passport (page with personal data)
  • If you want to live in one of the residence halls: Copy of application confirmation for housing
  • If you want to participate in the German Preparatory course: Registration form

STEP 4: Send application by post to

Universität Erfurt
Internationales Büro
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt

Frequently asked questions

My home institution is not listed in the online application form.

Please contact the University of Erfurt’s International Office.

What is next after the application?

Your application will be processed, your Admission issued and sent to you with further information by post.

I am a student at an institution that does not have a student exchange agreement with the University of Erfurt, but I would like to study at the University of Erfurt for a semester or year and then transfer my credits to my home institution.

Please send a letter of motivation to the University of Erfurt’s International Office.



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