The following documents should be submitted with the application:
- Secondary school leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and
grades, please refer to the country information in the application portal
- Overview of subjects and grades for your degree programme (Transcript
of Records / Diploma Supplement)
- Module handbook (description of the learning content of your degree
programme to date)
- Degree certificate from the university or, in the graduation phase,
confirmation of when you will graduate
- Official translation of documents not issued in German or English
- Proof of the language skills required by the Subject-specific access
and admission rules for the Master’s programme (see
- self-assignment form on admission requirements and selection criteria.
This form(s) is available as a PDF document on the application portal.
- Complete curriculum vitae (from the beginning of school education to
the date of application)
- Copy of passport or identity card; if you have more than one
nationality, all supporting documents
- If you are currently studying at a German/Austrian college/university:
Certificate of enrolment stating the subjects and semesters studied.
- If you have already studied at a German/Austrian university:
Exmatriculation certificate/confirmation of leaving with details of the
subjects studied and the subject-related semesters.
- For applications from China, Vietnam and India: Certificate of the
Academic Examination Centre (APS)
For further details see
Applicants from the People’s Republic of China, Vietnam and India need an APS certificate.
Yes. If you are missing ECTS, whether in Specialized knowledge 1 or in Selection criterion 2, you can use the time until the next application period to acquire the missing ECTS.
Acquire the missing ECTS in the winter term. Enroll in a bachelor program for this purpose, e.g. in a bachelor in mathematics. Or enroll as a guest auditor or a visiting student and take courses. Please note that only courses that have been completed with an examination at a recognized higher educational institution can be recognized.
In the summer semester, you can already take basic courses from the master’s program in statistics and have them recognized later if you have been accepted into the master’s program in statistics.
Yes. All untranslated documents will not be considered.
No. Your application will be evaluated only by the documents you provided till the application deadline.
You have to apply at the HU Berlin as described on this website under Admission.
The semesters after receiving the Bachelor’s degree count as waiting semesters.
No. But you could register as guest student (“Nebenhörer”) to already take some courses in the summer semester and then apply for the winter term, for HU see the corresponding information of the course guidance centre on the HU website.
Yes, it is possible to apply for the program while you are still in your bachelor. Therefore, you have to verify that you need less than or equal to 30 ECTS to finish your bachelor. Additionally, you have to state the missing courses and the expected bachelor grade. If you are accepted to the program, you have to prove that you finished the bachelor till the end of your first master semester with the expected grad (or better). If your grade is worse, you might be exmatriculated since the expected grade is used in the admission process. You can find the regulations and needed document in the general admission regulations of the HU Berlin (German: Nichtamtliche Lesefassung der Fächerübergreifenden Satzung zur Regelung von Zulassung, Studium und Prüfung der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin).
A self-assessment for fullfiling the requirements for the masters program is an obligatory part of your application documentation. All information given in the self-assessment has to be proven by adding corresponding pages from official module descriptions (e.g. “Studienordung” or “Modulhandbuch”). You have to list the courses and the corresponding number of ECTS which are necessary for fulfilling the master programs requirements. The Admissions Committee will then decide about crediting the courses. It is not possible to give information on specific courses beforehand.