All important deadlines for the winter semester 2021/2022

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On this page we inform you about all important deadlines regarding the admission procedure for the winter semester 2022/23.


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Deadlines for First-Semester Students: German and EU Applicants, non-EU Applicants and Higher Semester Students

Beginning of May – July 15, 2022: Application period for first-semester students (German and applicants with equal legal status, e.g. EU citizens) and for applicants without university entrance qualification (e.g. placement test, trial students)

July 23 2022: First letters of acceptance for first-semester students will be issued

August 28 2022: End of coordination phase: last letters of acceptance or rejection will be send out

September 1 – September 15: Period of free enrollment in programs with unrestricted admission

October 04 – 07, 2022: Workshops “Neuland Universität” (New Territory: University)

October 10 – 14, 2022: Orientation week

October 17, 2022: Start of courses

Deadlines for Submission of Program-Specific Requirements

Music Program Entrance Audition:
Application deadline for the music program entrance audition: tba
Dates of auditions: tba
Current information on the music program auditions (in German only)

Pre-Study Internship:
For „Inklusive Pädagogik“ proof of the pre-study internship does not have to be provided until the course of study (October 17, 2022).

For „Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik“ and „Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Produktionstechnik“ it is strongly recommended that the pre-internship be completed before entering the program, if possible.

For „Public Health/Gesundheitswissenschaften“ proof of the pre-study internship does not have to be provided until the start of winter semester (October 1, 2022).

Language Certificates:
Cut-off deadline for language certificates: September 15 (winter semester) / March 15 (summer semester)

Deadlines for Master’s Degree Programs

The application deadlines for master’s degree programs remain unchanged in accordance with the university admission regulations. The deadlines can be found on the Master Portal.