All necessary information for submitting an application for a residence permit with the Ausländerbehörde can be found in the following documents:
All students who come as exchange students or in pursuit of obtaining an entire university degree at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, are required to register as new citizens of the city with the Citizen Services/Registry Office upon their arrival in Halle.
Students who do not come from a country in the European Union, the European Economic Area, or Switzerland and who wish to study here for longer than 3 months, need a residence permit which they receive from the Immigration Office of the City of Halle in addition to applying at the Citizen Services/Registry Office.
Please note that you must enter as a student with a student visa.
Detailed information on the residence permit for students can be found here.