Bachelor's programmes and state examination

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

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Germans, EU/EEA applicants and candidates with equivalent admission status

Germans, EU/EEA applicants and those with equivalent admission status (non-EU/EEA applicants who hold an EU/EEA university entrance qualification) may apply for up to 12 subjects of study in their first semester. 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 without a European university entrance qualification who come from non-EU/-EEA countries must apply for restricted-admission degree programmes in the 1st semester. Check the following pages for helpful advice and information on the necessary application documents and German language skills.

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

Once the succession procedure is concluded via, prospective students may apply directly to the University of Münster for a chance to obtain a study place through a random selection procedure.

Study-place swaps

By swapping places to the University of Münster 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.