Application and admission – Responsibilities

International applicants should be aware that different responsibilities are involved in the application process and the admission decision. Who is in charge for application and decision-making, on the one hand depends on the respective country of origin of the applicant and on the other hand on the graduation he/she is applying for. The following information should help you to understand the application and admission process.

Applicants from Non-EU countries, EU-countries and Germany are asked to apply via uni-assist exclusively as soon as they provide foreign educational certificates.

Please be aware of the fact that uni-assist will check your documents only after you will have applied online, transfered the handling fees and handed in your paper documents there completely and within our application deadlines.


APPLICATION DEADLINES

WINTER SEMESTER
degree programmes with restricted admission: June 15th of the current year
degree programmes with free admission: July 15th of the current year

SUMMER SEMESTER
degree programmes with restricted admission: December 15th of the previous year
degree programmes with free admission: January 15th of the current year

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Application

Applicants with foreign educational certificates are asked to hand in their application via uni-assist e.V. until the application deadlines latest.  

Verification

The application documents will be checked regarding eligibility and authenticity by uni-assist within 4 - 6 weeks after the date of receipt. Therefore we recommend an early application to enable uni-assist to request missing documents in time if necessary.

Admission-making

The admission of Non-EU-citizens with foreign school-leaving certificates will be taken by the International Office. The admission of EU-citizens and Germans with foreign educational certificates will be taken by the Student Services.  

Receipt of admission

The decision on admission will usually be sent by ordinary mail 2-3 weeks after the application deadline expired. To accept the offered admission you need to hand in the documents mentioned in your admission letter until the enrolment deadline latest.

MASTER'S DEGREE

Application

Generally, all holders of a foreign university degree who want to apply for a Master programme provide their application to uni-assist e.V.

Verification

The application documents will be checked regarding eligibility and authenticity by uni-assist within 4 - 6 weeks after the date of receipt. Therefore we recommend an early application to enable uni-assist to request missing documents in time if necessary.  

Admission decision

Eligible applications will be forwarded to the admission board of the of the respective study programme. This committee will decide on the admission after the application deadline has passed.  

Receipt of admission

The decision on admission will be sent by ordinary mail as soon as the decisions are communicated to the Students Services, usually 2-3 weeks after the expiry of the application deadline. To accept the offered admission you need to hand in the documents mentioned in your admission letter until the enrolment deadline latest.