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⇒ Master programs

Terms of admission

Prerequisite for the admission to a graduate study program is the successful graduation from a university. This qualification must be equivalent to a degree obtained in Germany.

Please be aware that the equivalance of the foreign degree to a German graduation can vary from country to country. This means that in certain cases, the fulfilment of other prerequisits (e.g. APS) may be mandatory prior to the admission. Please enquire about the necessary requirements in time!

If you have doubts whether your qualification is valid, do not hestitate to contact us on this matter.

Forms to be submitted

  1. printed application form - completely filled in and signed
    • You apply via viaCampus directly at the university.
    • At the end of this online application a PDF is generated.
    • The first page of this PDF-file is the application form.

  2. graduation certificate
    (Bachelor or equivalent)

    1. a certified photocopy
      • This qualification must be equivalent to a degree obtained in Germany. The equivalance of foreign degrees to a German graduation can vary from country to country (see "Terms of admission").

    2. an offical translation
      • issued by a sworn translator
      • into German or English

  3. transcript of records: certified copies & official translation

  4. proof of sufficient language knowledge
    • depending on the type of certificate: original or certified photocopy
    • The certain requirements you will find at the webpage of the master program you apply for.
      e.g.: German / English / Polish etc.
    • German requirements for master programs held in German.
      • Your current German language knowledge you have to submit already with all other application documents.
      • The original proof of the required German language knowledge has to be submitted latest at the time of enrollment.

  5. a simple copy of your passport
    • not certified
    • which clearly shows your name, date and place of birth

  6. additional documents
    • Depending on the master program additional documents may be required.


Please do not submit any original documents!
Photocopies have to be certified by authorities!

  • Applicants from EU-countries:
    photocopies can be certified at a notary, at schools or universities.

  • Applicants from beyond the European Union:
    photocopies have to be certified at a German consulate or by an authorised notary.

All the best for your application!