Application Instructions & Deadlines

All materials must be submitted electronically.

Hard copies will not be accepted. For more information about the document upload process, click the button below.

Visit the Admissions website.

Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application material as early as possible to ensure fullest consideration for scholarships and teaching assistantships.

GRE Scores

GRE test scores are only required for students who intend to apply for University Fellowships. UIC’s institutional code is 1851.

Upon admission, applicants will be required to submit the following materials

Domestic Applicants:

  1. Official final set of transcripts stating “degree conferred”  They must be hard copies mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from educational institution where degree was obtained.
  2. University attested copy of Diploma(s) which is referred to as proof of degree; this copy may be turned in person by the applicant to the Office of Admissions.

International Applicants:

  1. Official final set of transcripts stating “degree conferred”  They must be hard copies mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from educational institution where degree was obtained. The student can directly submit to the Office of Graduate Admissions a certified translation of the final “degree conferred” transcripts by mail.
  2. University attested copy of Diploma(s) which is referred to as proof of degree; this copy may be turned in person by the applicant to the Office of Admissions along with a certified translation of the attested copy.
  3. The Declaration and Certification of Finances (DCF) Form.

Additional Information for Non-Degree Applicants

Only domestic applicants are allowed to apply as non-degree seeking students.

Only an online application to the Graduate College and transcripts from the applicant’s baccalaureate institution are required.

Questions?

Any questions about the application process or requirement should be directed to:

Prof. Heidi Schlipphacke

Director of Graduate Studies for German

601 S. Morgan St., 1516 UH, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Ms. Rocío García

Graduate Program Administrator

601 S. Morgan St., 1729 UH, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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