Bachelor's programmes and state examination

You must apply for admission to enrol as a first- or higher-semester student in a restricted-admission degree programme. Before applying, please read the following information about our degree programmes and application deadlines.

Overview of our degree programmes [de]

Application deadlines

German and EU/EEA applicants

German and EU/EEA applicants may apply for first-semester enrolment in up to 12 subjects of study. You can find more information about applying for admission to bachelor's programmes and the three nationally restricted-admission state examination programmes on the following pages.

Non-EU/Non-EEA applicants

Applicants who do not have a European university entrance qualification and come from non-EU and non-EEA countries may apply for first-semester enrolment in all restricted-admission degree programmes in up to three subjects of study. View the following pages for helpful advice and information on the necessary documents and German language skills required for admission.

Teaching degree programmes

What requirements do applicants of teaching degree programmes have to meet? On the following pages, you can find more information regarding application procedures for all types of German schools.

Higher-semester enrolment

Neither your Abitur grade nor waiting time plays any role when applying for higher-semester enrolment in a restricted-admission degree programme. What matters is the applicant group you belong to.

Random selection procedure/Clearing procedure

The random selection procedure for bachelor's degree programmes and the state examination is divided into two separate clearing procedures. You can register and apply to participate in the procedure via hochschulstart.de.

Study-place swaps

By swapping places with another student, it is possible to gain admission to a restricted-admission degree programme at a higher semester. The following conditions apply to this special situation.