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5 Steps to the Viadrina

⇒ Master Programs

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

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


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:

  • Applications for master programs have to be done ONLINE using viaCampus!
  • The portal is available in German and English language.
  • It will be opened appr. 6 weeks before the deadline for applications (usually on June 1st for the winter semester and on December 1st for the summer semester). Please, pay attention to possible modifications according to the program you apply for. It is not possible to apply earlier!

2. Online Application:

  • When applying online, please follow the advices and instructions given in the portal.
  • At the end you have to submit the online applicaton!
  • After the submission of the online application a PDF-file will be generated. Print it!

3. Send all documents:

  • The first page of the generated PDF-file is the application request form.
  • You have to print it, sign it by yourself, and send it together with all required documents 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 programs can 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.

What now?

You have submitted your online application and sent all necessary documents in paper form...

After your documents have been checked according to formal and to content related qualitative criteria, you will get informed whether we can offer you a place or not.

Be aware, we cannot process your application until all forms have been received in time.

 

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.