For the application to a Master degree programme at Harz University of Applied Sciences different application portals are available.
The following overview shows which portal you must choose for your application. This applies to all applicants, regardless of their nationality or the country of their higher education entrance qualification.
Your previous studies
Applicant portal to be chosen
Degree in Germany
To apply for a Master's degree, an academic degree (e.g. Bachelor's degree) from a recognised university abroad is required.
Whether this degree entitles you to study for a Master's degree in Germany is regulated by the Central Office for Foreign Education of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Federal States in the Federal Republic of Germany (ZAB). You yourself can inform about this with the help of the database anabin of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Federal States in the Federal Republic of Germany.
When applying for a Master's programme, proof of a so-called higher education entrance qualification must also be submitted. This means the German Abitur or educational certificates from the home country, which are equivalent to the German Abitur.
German is the language of instruction and examination in most programmes offered by Harz University of Applied Sciences. In order to be able to follow the lectures, varification of sufficient knowledge of the German language is required for the admission for almost all Master programmes at Harz University. If German is not your mother tongue, one of the following language certificates has to be submitted with your application documents :
Proof of German language proficiency is not required if you have successfully completed a German-language Bachelor's programme in Germany.
In the Master's programme Technology and Innovation Management, English is the language of instruction and examination. In order to be able to follow the lectures, verification of sufficient knowledge of the English language is required for admission to Harz University of Applied Sciences. Therefore, one of the following English language certificates has to be submitted with your application documents :
Proof of English language proficiency is not required if you have successfully completed an English-language Bachelor's programme. Verification of this must be provided (e.g. confirmation from the university).
Depending on the desired study programme, further requirements specific to the respective study programme have to be fulfilled. Please refer to the particular admission regulations for the Master's programme you are applying for.
Regardless of their nationality, applicants with a foreign academic degree need to apply via uni-assist e.V. for the desired study programme.
You first need to register in the uni-assist online portal. Then choose the study programme you want to apply for and/or our istitution: "Wernigerode, Hochschule Harz".
The deadline for your application at uni-assist depends on whether you are interested in an admission-free or an admission-restricted Bachelor's programme.
Please note the specific deadlines that apply to you:
15 June (restricted admission programmes)
15 July (admission-free study programmes)
15 December (restricted admission programmes)
15 January (admission-free study programmes)
Please apply as early as possible to enable uni-assist to demand and check missing documents in due time.
Where do I apply?
Since your application can be submitted via uni-assist only, you need to send your application documents to the following address after submitting your online application:
Harz University of Applied Sciences
c/o uni-assist e.V.
Within 4 - 6 weeks after receipt of your documents uni-assist will check both their plausibility and the fulfilment of the admission requirements.
Please note that uni-assist will not check your application until you have completed the online application and uni-assist has received both the application documents by post and the handling fees in due time.
Admission decision by the Harz University of Applied Sciences
If you meet the formal admission requirements, uni-assist will forward your documents to our university.
The examination of professional eligibility and the decision on admission to the Master's programme is carried out by the departmental Admissions Commission of the respective degree programme after the application deadline.
For nationals from China and Vietnam: Certificate of the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS, original mandatory)
Never submit original certificates, only officially certified copies. Your application documents will remain with uni assist for documentation purposes and will not be returned.