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Do I meet the admission requirements?

Whether you're pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree, state examination, or doctorate, you have to meet certain requirements to be allowed to study at the University of Münster. These can differ depending on the type of programme you wish to enrol in. The following is an overview of our admission requirements.

Bachelor's programmes and state examination

Learn more about the requirements for gaining admission to bachelor's programmes and the state examination (for teaching degrees). In some cases, admission is possible without an Abitur (university entrance qualification).

Master's programmes

If you already have a bachelor's degree or have completed an undergraduate programme lasting at least three years, you can apply to enrol in a master's programme at the University of Münster. Admission to these programmes is usually restricted.

Exchange programmes

Studying abroad in Germany is a great opportunity to improve your German skills. Because most courses are taught in German, we recommend that foreign students learn German before enrolment by participating in a language course. You can learn more about your options here.

Language requirements for German-language degree programmes

In order to enrol in a German-language degree programme at the University of Münster, you have to prove that you have very good German language skills. In the following, you can find more information about our language requirements and German language courses.