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⇒ Master Programs


Please note:

The European University Viadrina has implemented a new portal "du.deine uni.". It provides many important information concerning your application already. Please, be aware that the implementation of the portal "du.deine uni." is still in progress!

You can browse the portal "du.deine uni." for information concernig application.

However, for your application, please, follow the steps which are described here!


Important!

If you are a German passport holder (regardless whether this is your only citizenship or you have other citizenships apart from this) please apply according to the rules for Germans only, even if you possess a foreign university degree (Bachelor or equivalent). Nevertheless, you have to submit a certified copy and a official translation of your university degree (Bachelor or equivalent), additionally to the papers required.

Step 1:   Collect Information

Please, collect information about the study program you are interested in:

Further information about studying ant the Viadrina you can get:

 

Step 2:  Prepare Documents

Please prepare all necessary documents and forms for your application.

Be aware!

  • All required documents have to be submitted complete in paper form until the end of the deadline! The postmark does not count!
  • Depending on the study program documents may be required additionally to those mentioned here!

 

Step 3:  Apply for your Program

a)   What to do if you are a holder of a FOREIGN
       university degree
(Bachelor or equivalent)?

1. Register in viaCampus:

2. Online Application:

  • The portal is available in German and English language. It will be opened appr. 6 weeks before the deadline for applications (usually on June 1 for the winter semester and on December 1 for the summer semester) Please, pay attention to possible modifications. It is not possible to apply earlier!
  • When applying, please follow the advice and instructions given in the portal.
  • The online application form can be found within the portal as well.

Please do not forget to send your online application electronically as well!

3. Send all documents:

  • As the last document of the in the portal you will find the application request form ("Antrag auf Zulassung"). You have to print it, sign it by yourself, and send it together with all other documents to be submitted to:

    Europa-Universität Viadrina
    Zulassungsamt
    Grosse Scharrnstrasse 59
    D-15230 Frankfurt (Oder)

4. Deadlines:

Regular

  • for the winter semester:     15. July
  • for the summer semester: 15. January

International Business Administration (M.Sc.)

  • for the winter semester:      01. - 31. May
  • for the summer semester:  01. - 30. November

Some of our postgraduate programs
can have different deadlines.

  • Please, check the respective webpages.

Important!   All needed documents have to reach the Viadrina as HARDCOPIES (paper based) until the end of the deadline! The postmark does not count!

b)   What to do if you are a holder of a GERMAN
       university degree
(Bachelor or equivalent)?         

If you apply for a program with
restricted number of places
(numerus clausus), follow the rules for Germans.

If you apply for a program without
restricted number of places
(no numerus clausus), you can enrol directly.

Deadlines for applicatipon:

Regular

  • for the winter semester:     15. July
  • for the summer semester: 15. January

International Business Administration (M.Sc.)

  • for the winter semester:      01. - 31. May
  • for the summer semester:  01. - 30. November

Some of our postgraduate programscan have different deadlines.

  • Please, check the respective webpages.

Important:    All needed documents have to reach the Viadrina until the end of the deadline! The postmark does not count.

Deadlines for enrollment:

  • for the winter semester:     15. September
  • for the summer semester: 15. March

Pay attention to possible changes!

Important:    All needed documents have to reach the Viadrina until the end of the deadline! The postmark does not count.

 

Step 4:  Get enrolled

  • You can enroll after you have received your admission letter (via e-mail). For your enrollment please bring all documents mentioned therein.

  • If you are going to study in a program with a unrestricted number of places (numerus clausus), you will find the necessary documents for your enrollment on the du.deine uni website.

Important information to applicants the for German and Polish Law program:

The Viadrina Faculty of Law and the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (AMU) are offering a new common law master programm “Magister des Rechts / magister prawa”. So you have the opportunity either to enroll additionally into this study program  (recommended) or to enroll into the Bachelor of German and Polish Law program solely. Please do not forget to register at AMU as well.

 

Step 5:  Comply with the Formalities

You must have valid health insurance, to enroll at a German university!

Short information:

  • Applicants from within the European Union:
    You do not need a German health insurance policy. Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is valid and sufficient. You have to order the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from your insurance company in your home country well in advance.
  • Applicants form beyond the European Union:
    For you a German health insurance policy is obligatory. After you arrival in Frankfurt (Oder) you have to conclude such a policy with a German health insurance company.