The application is administered by the online application portal uni-assist ( ). To find the application form click on DOWNLOADS in the upper left corner next to the uni-assist logo.

The following documents are needed:

  • Application Form: 1 hard copy completely filled out and signed.
  • Letter of motivation: 1-2 pages.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Recent Photograph: included in the application form.
  • Diplomas: Certificates of relevant examinations (e.g. Bachelors degree, Masters degree, no (high) school diplomas): 1 copy.
  • Official Transcript / Record of Study: Detailed documentation of your academic work (list of courses attended; grades if applicable): 1 copy.
  • Proof of proficiency in English (if applicable, see above): 1 copy.

All submitted documents must be certified copies in English or German. In all other cases, officially certified translations must be supplied. You can let certify your copies in the dean’s or registrar’s office of your university, a German embassy or consulate, or a public notary.

In addition, you have to send all the required documents (hard copies) to the following address:

University of Potsdam
c/o uni-assist e.V.
Geneststraße 5
10829 Berlin