Applications & Deadlines Basic
First-year and advanced students can only submit their applications for a study place online. The application portal wants to be open for the winter semester at the beginning of May, and for the summer semester at the beginning of December. All information that is important for your application can be found in the application portal, which you can find on this website.
The application portal must be used to apply for undergraduate programs (bachelor's and law) from the following groups:
- German citizens,
- Citizens of the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland with sufficient German language skills
- Citizens outside the EU who have a higher education entrance qualification (eg Abitur at a German school abroad).
The following deadlines apply to applications for all bachelor programs and law (first state examination). The deadlines apply to first-year and advanced students as well as to high school graduates who obtained their higher education entrance qualification (such as a high school diploma) in the previous year or earlier. The online application portal closes on these days at 23:59; later applications are not possible.
Application deadline for Bachelor programs and Law
- For the winter semester July 15
- For the summer semester January 15
From 1.-15. September there is a renewed application for free places (in German).
First-year students can enroll only for the winter semester. Exceptions are the bachelor programs “Vocational Education” and “Nursing Science – dual”.
Return of study place
If you would like to return your place of study, please fill out the form for the return of a study place before the beginning of the start of lectures. After lectures have started, please use the application for exmatriculation .
If you have already transferred your semester contribution, please complete the application for reimbursement and send it to the Office for Student Affairs. Please note the comments on the refund request!