Admission process Medicine and Dentistry (Non-EU applicants)

Application and Admission

+++Extension of the application deadline for winter semester 2020/21 until 20.08.2020. The additional TestAS still takes place at 04.07.2020+++

The places for the degree programs Medicine and Dentistry at the Goethe University, will be allocated to non-EU applicants through their achieved grade in the university entrance qualification and the result of their ‘Test for Academic Studies’ (TestAS) in the Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences Module. The TestAS must be taken in German and the results must be handed in before the respective deadline, which is the 15th of July of each year. The application process will go through www.uni-assist.de.


You are able to take the TestAS worldwide, including Germany, at numerous locations. The participation of the TestAS is not free of charge. For further information on the test centers in Germany or in other countries, or the current test dates, you can follow this link: www.testas.de. You can then upload the results of your completed TestAS to your online application in uni-assist; you do not need to send your TestAS certificate via mail to uni-assist in Berlin along with your other documents.

Weighting/Importance of grades for the application: Please note that your university entrance qualification grade counts as 51% of the final selection process, the result of the TestAS Core Test counts 19%, and the result of the Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences Module is 30%. Further information can be found in the statute: Auswahlsatzung. If you do not take the TestAS, it will count as 5.0 and be 49% of your entire application.

Finally, please note that by the time of your application, you already need to have proven your German language skills on a DSH-3 level or equivalent. Further information on the language skills needed, can be found here


Additional TestAS date offered by the Goethe University

+++ Current registration period from 01.06.2020 until 18.06.2020 by mail to testas@uni-frankfurt.de+++

Goethe University is offering an additional TestAS date for its applicants to Medicine or Dentistry.

The additional TestAS will take place on 4th July 2020 on the Westend Campus in Frankfurt. You can apply at testas@uni-frankfurt.de from 1st June until 18th June 2020 with your uni-assist application number.

Once your details have been processed, you will get a registration link for the additional TestAS. The link will take you to the TestAS portal, where you will need to register and pay the TestAS fee. The results of the additional TestAS will be available in the portal on 13th July 2020 at the latest. Participants will receive an E-Mail as soon as the results are available.


(The above-mentioned information only applies to non-EU citizens. EU citizens, non-EU citizens that are married to an EU citizen, and applicants with a German high school diploma need to apply through www.hochschulstart.de for the degree courses Medicine and Dentistry.)