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Enrolment

You have received an acceptance letter in the portal – Congratulations! With this document, we would like to provide you with all the necessary information and steps for enroling at Hanns Eisler!

Step 1: Accept your study offer

Please let us know via email to studium(at)hfm-berlin.de if you would like to accept your study offer.

Step 2: Transfer your student fees

Please transfer your fees by the appropriate deadline. Further details can be found in your acceptance letter.

Step 3: Transfer your German course fees

If your enrolment is conditionally linked to successfully completing our intensive German course, please transfer the course fees. Course details including payment information can be found here.

If you are not yet at B2.2 level at the end of the intensive course, you will be required to attend semester German courses. Please register for these by the appropriate deadline.

Step 4: Book an appointment for enrolment

To enrol, please book your appointment with the Enrolment Office.
Book an appointment



Please bring the following documents to your appointment for enrolment:

Bachelor students who have never studied at the university level

  • Proof of health insurance
    Private and foreign health insurances, as well as valid European health insurance cards must be approved by one of the German public health insurances.
  • SEPA area bank account
    In order to pay your semester fees, etc., we recommend to open a German or SEPA area bank account.
  • School leaving certificate: Abitur, Matura (if on hand)
  • German language certificate B2.2, or participation in the obligatory intensive language course (only for international bachelor students)

    Certificates must be either originals or certified copies. For certificates in languages other than German and English, you must provide a certified translated copy in German or English as well as the certificate in the original language.

Students who have studied at university level

  • Proof of health insurance
    Private and foreign health insurances, as well as valid European health insurance cards must be approved by one of the German public health insurances.
  • SEPA area bank account
    In order to pay your semester fees, etc., we recommend to open a German or SEPA area bank account.
  • Certificates and transcripts
    • School leaving certificate: Abitur, Matura (if on hand) or the acceptance letter from your previous university/conservatory
    • Master students: Bachelor or diplom certificate or a letter from your institution confirming the completion of your studies
    • Konzertexamen: Master diploma certificate
    • Academic transcripts: official list of grades from your previous degree or studies in German or English
    • For those who have studied already at German institutions: exmatriculation certificate of your previously attended university

      Certificates must be either originals or certified copies. For certificates in languages other than German and English, you must provide a certified translated copy in German or English as well as the certificate in the original language. 

Step 5: Join us for orientation

The programme for student orientation can be found here. Don't miss the info event organised by Student Advising - they will present important information about your studies, planning your schedule and course registration.

Step 6: Book an appointment with Student Advising

If you have any questions about organising your studies, you can make an appointment with Student Advising.
Book an appointment

Step 7: Los geht's!

Here you can find further important information about your study programme (programme overviews, examination regulations) as well as organising your studies (practice rooms, semester dates, forms).

Further Information