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5 Steps to the Viadrina - Applying / Enrolling

⇒ Master Programs

Attention!
The following information concern only 
foreign applicants with foreign certificates!


All other applicants follow the
German Application Rules’.

This therefore applies to all those:

  • without a German citizenship, but with German certificates,
    i.e. with a German university entrance qualification (Bachelor or equivalent).

  • with a German citizenship, but with foreign certificates, 
    i.e. with a foreign university entrance qualification (Bachelor or equivalent).
    • This applies regardless if you have dual citizenship.
    • In addition to the documents described there, you must also submit a certified copy and an official translation of your university entrance qualification (Bachelor or equivalent university degree).
    • Information on official certification and sworn translations can be found on our website.

  • with a German citizenship, but with German certificates, 
    i.e. with a foreign university entrance qualification (Bachelor or equivalent).
    • This applies regardless if you have dual citizenship.


Step 1: Gather information!

Please inform yourself about the program your are interested in:

  • sorted by faculties:

Attention:

Further information about each study program can be acquired at the following events:

 

Step 2:  Preparation - Documents and Forms

Prepare your documents in good time, i.e. all the required documents and forms.

Please, be aware!

Important for the Application or the Enrollment:

  • All required documents must be submitted by the end of the deadline at the latest (see Step 3)!
  • Documents are accepted without official certification if it is currently not possible to obtain them.
  • Translations must be issued by a sworn translator. Such translations are not necessary if the original document already is issued English or German.

Important for the Enrollment or Completing the Enrollment:

  • If you meet the requirements for studying at the Viadrina, you must accept your study place by enrolling or completing the enrollment (see steps 4+5), respectively.
  • We reserve the right to request certain documents in paper form from you, in addition to the regular enrollment documents. This applies in particular to officially certified copies and sworn translations of certificates, as well as the originals of language certificates. Information on official certification and sworn translations can be found on our website.

 

Step 3:  Applying / Enrolling


Application for the Master Program "
International Business Administration"
>> via uni-assist ! <<

Applications for the Master program "International Business Administration" are processed by uni-assist. Fill out the online application at uni-assist. For your application via uni-assist you need all required documents and forms (see Step 2), plus eventually necessary documents for uni-assist. Inform yourself accordingly!

Application or Enrollment for all other Master Programs:
>> at the Viadrina ! <<

  • The enrollment has to be done online in viaCampus!
    • When applying online for a degree program with restricted admission, certain documents and/or forms have possibly to be uploaded.
  • After submitting the online registration, a PDF file will be generated.
    • Page 1 is your request for admission or enrollment. You can print this out and personally sign it by hand or provide it with a digital signature. You must submit this request.
      • In case of enrollment it must be submitted together with the required documents.
      • In case of application only the request must be submitted, as all other documents have to be uploaded before.
    • The information on pages 2 and 3 is for your personal records. These pages do not need to be submitted.
  • We accept the documents as uploads, and if this is not possible either in paper form or scanned by e-mail to: zulassung@europa-uni.de! In the case of paper form, the postmark does not count, i.e. the documents must be received at the Viadrina by the end of the deadline at the latest!

You will find information on the papers, i.e. all necessary documents and forms, in Step 2.

Deadlines for Application and Enrollment:

  • International Business Administration (M.Sc.)
    • for winter semester:   01. - 31. May
    • for summer semester:   01. - 30. November
  • All other Master programs
    • for winter semester:   01. June - 15. July
    • for summer semester:   01. December - 15. January

There may be different deadlines for postgraduate courses. And for some Master programs, applications are only possible for the winter semester. Please inform yourself accordingly.

Important!

  • Please note possible changes to the application deadlines, depending on the degree program you want to apply for or enroll in. It is not possible to do this before!
  • All required documents must be submitted by the end of the deadline at the latest!
    This means:
  • When applying via uni-assist, your complete documents must have been uploaded at uni-assist! It will not be accepted if you send your documents scanned by email to uni-assist!
  • When applying or enrolling at the Viadrina, your complete documents must have been submitted to the Viadrina! We accept the documents either in paper form or scanned by e-mail to: zulassung@europa-uni.de! In the case of paper form, the postmark does not count, i.e. the documents must be received at the Viadrina by the end of the deadline at the latest!

What next?

You have submitted your application in time by post: What happens next?

Your application or enrollment will now be assessed. You will receive the result of the assessment within 6 weeks after the end of the application/enrollment period as well as further information from us, especially about enrollment.

Application for Master Program "International Business Administration:
>> via uni-assist ! <<

uni-assist examines whether your documents meet the requirements for completeness and form and whether you have a university entrance qualification. This can take up to 3 weeks.

  • If the result is negative: You will receive information about this from uni-assist.
  • If the result is positive: Your data will be forwarded to Viadrina and processed further here by the admissions office.
    • As soon as the processing is complete, you will receive your access data for your viaCampus account by e-mail in order to enroll (see Step 4).
    • Please note the status changes and the comments from the admissions office in your viaCampus account. You will always be informed about these status changes by e-mail.

Application or Enrollment for all other Master Programs:
>> at the Viadrina ! <<

The Viadrina examines whether your documents meet the requirements for completeness and form and whether you have a university entrance qualification.

  • If the result is negative: You will receive a rejection from us.
  • If the result is positive: You will receive further information from us.
  • Please note the status changes and the comments from the admissions office in your viaCampus account. You will always be informed about these status changes by e-mail.

 

Step 4:  Enrollment / Completing Enrollment

If you have received confirmation of a study place and/or information about enrollment from us by e-mail or in viaCampus, you can enroll or complete enrollment, respectively. General information can be found in your viaCampus account and also on du.deine uni.

Enrollment after Successful Application:

The enrollment has to be done online in viaCampus.

  • Application via uni-assist:
    You will receive the access data for this by e-mail from the admissions office (see "What next?").
  • After submitting the online registration, a PDF file will be generated.
    • Page 1 is your request for enrollment. You can print this out and personally sign it by hand or provide it with a digital signature. You must submit this request together with the required documents.
    • The information on pages 2 and 3 is for your personal records. These pages do not need to be submitted.
  • We accept the documents either in paper form or scanned by e-mail to: zulassung@europa-uni.de! In the case of paper form, the postmark does not count, i.e. the documents must be received at the Viadrina by the end of the deadline at the latest!

Completing the Enrollment:

Please check in viaCampus if you possibly need to submit any missing documents.

Important!

  • We reserve the right to request certain documents in paper form from you, in addition to the regular enrollment documents. This applies in particular to officially certified copies and sworn translations of certificates, as well as the originals of language certificates. Information on official certification and sworn translations can be found on our website.

 

Step 5:  Comply with the Formalities

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

Applicants from within the European Union:

  • You do not need a German health insurance policy. Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is valid for study in Germany. If you do not already have this card, you will need to order the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from your insurance company in your home country well in advance.

Applicants from beyond the European Union:

  • For you, a German health insurance policy is obligatory. After you arrival in Frankfurt (Oder), you will have to set up such a policy with a German health insurance company.