Starting the New Semester

Re-registration

If you wish to continue your studies at the University of Bonn, you must re-register each semester. The deadline for re-registering is the end of February for the summer semester and the end of August for the winter semester. To re-register, simply pay the semester fee for the upcoming semester.

What needs to be done?

To re-register, please pay the full semester fee1 1via bank transfer by the end of August for the upcoming winter semester. The deadline for the summer semester is the end of February. For the exact deadlines, see Key Semester Dates2.

Students who applied for a leave of absence for one of the following reasons for the upcoming winter or summer semester only pay a reduced semester fee1.1
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  • Stays abroad as part of the studies
  • Completion of Federal Voluntary Service
  • Illness that leaves the student unable to complete their studies as planned

Students on leave for other reasons (e.g. for completing a relevant internship, for caring and providing for relatives and children in need of care, for pregnancy-related and other important reasons) have to pay the full semester fee.

Continuing education students pay a reduced semester fee. If you are unsure which fee applies to you, feel free to contact the degree program coordinator.

If you paid the semester fee on time and in full, you will receive your semester documents automatically. They will be mailed to your contact address. Before making your payment, please log into the BASIS portal33 to check whether your address is still correct.

If you want to know the current balance in your student account, log into BASIS and select “Beitragskonto” under “Anschrift/Semesterbeitrag” to see whether or how much you have already paid for the semester in question. If you submitted your payment very early, you may initially see the amount listed as credit for the ongoing semester. In this case, there is nothing for you to do. Your payment will automatically be assigned to the subsequent semester in mid-July (for the winter semester) or in mid-January (for the summer semester).

 

If you pay after the deadline, you must add € 5.00 to your payment as a late charge. You will then automatically receive your semester documents within two weeks. If the documents do not arrive, please contact the Student Registry4.

Beginning in mid-April (summer semester) or mid-October (winter semester), late or incomplete payments may lead to your deregistration ex officio. If you are enrolled in a degree program with admission restrictions in higher program-related semesters, this means you may lose your place in the program because places that become available are given to those who applied for these in a timely manner (e.g. students transferring to Bonn from another university).

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Bank details

Payment recipient: Universität Bonn
IBAN: DE 20 3701 0050 0010 9335 02
BIC: PBNKDEFF
Current semester fee: In BASIS3 or online at Costs
Payment reference: Your student ID number and your name.
 

Important note

When making your payment, please be sure to always include your student ID number and your name in the payment reference section.


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