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Applying for admission

You must apply for admission if you wish to enrol as a first-semester or higher-semester student in a restricted-admission degree programme. Before applying, we recommend learning as much as you can about the degree programmes we offer and their corresponding application deadlines.

Application deadlines

Bachelor's programmes and state examination

What requirements do applicants from Germany, the European Union and non-EU countries have to meet? What special requirements apply to candidates of teaching degree programmes? In the following, you can gain an overview of the application procedures for bachelor's programmes and the state examination.

Master of Education

There are several steps to applying for enrolment in a Master of Education programme for prospective teachers. Do you wish to enrol as a first-semester student, or perhaps at a higher semester? In both cases, there are certain requirements you have to meet.

Academic-theoretical master's programmes

Candidates have to apply for admission to all restricted and non-restricted master's programmes for first- and higher-semester enrolment. Admission requirements vary for German and foreign applicants.

Special cases

Are you a minor, a top athlete or older than 55? You don't have an Abitur, want to enrol in a second degree course or submit a hardship application? Special application procedures apply to candidates who find themselves in special circumstances.

Dates and deadlines

When do candidates from Germany, the EU and non-EU countries have to submit their application documents? In the following, you can find out what dates and deadlines are relevant for your application.

Admission

There are certain conditions which determine how study places are allocated in bachelor's and master's programmes, and the state examination. The admission limits (numerus clausus – NC) are adjusted every semester according to the size of the applicant pool.