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Enrollment in HUWISU courses is open to students who are:

  • enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. programs: Please see the respective course level on our website.

  • at least 18 years old.

  • able to provide:

  • Proof of sufficient English for subject courses - at least higher intermediate language level

    • TOEFL IBT minimum 90 - at least 20 in each skill
    • TOEFL paper based test - minimum 580 - at least 50 in each skill
    • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill
    • TOEIC minimum 685 in all skills
    • CEFR minimum C1
    • CET-4 (China) 550
    • CET-6 (China) 490
    • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - grade C
    • Cambridge Advanced Certificate - grade B 


  • Proof of German language proficiency for German language courses. Therefore a German Language Evaluation Survey will be requested during the application procedure.

Please refer to the Common European Language Framework of Reference for Languages.

  • Individuals whose educational background and experience qualify them for the courses they wish to take, and who have submitted their statement of purpose (letter of motivation). 

Acceptance into the program of HUWISU does not constitute or imply acceptance as a degree candidate in any school or division of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.