Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) is a public research university in Halle and Wittenberg, Germany. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Germany, founded in 1502 by Elector Frederick the Wise of Saxony. MLU is ranked #520 in the world by the US News Best Global Universities ranking. MLU offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and medicine. The university has a strong focus on interdisciplinary research and education. MLU is a popular choice for international students. In the 2022-2023 academic year, over 2,500 international students from over 100 countries were enrolled at MLU. The cost of studying at MLU for international students varies depending on the program. However, tuition fees are generally lower than in the United States.
If you are accepted to MLU, you will need to apply for a student visa. You can find more information about the visa process on the MLU website.
In addition to the Weinberg Campus, MLU has three other main locations. The centrally located University Square is one of the most beautiful university squares in Europe and it is a site in Halle that is steeped in tradition. Many institutes focusing on the humanities and social sciences are located on the new Steintor Campus. Educationalists and theologians teach, study and conduct research at the Francke Foundations.