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Changed Application Deadlines

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Because of the current situation, there have been changes to the university admission procedure for the winter semester 2020/21. For first-semester students from Germany and EU countries, the application period now runs from the beginning of July to August 20.


Due to the situation no consultation hours are offered. You can reach us by mail and telephone.

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Application Hotline

Deadlines for First-Semester Students: German and EU Applicants

Beginning of July – August 20, 2020: 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)

From August 28, 2020: First letters of acceptance for first-semester students will be issued

September 30, 2020: End of coordination phase: last letters of acceptance or rejection will be send out

October 01 – 15, 2020: Period of free enrollment in programs with unrestricted admission

October 19 – 23, 2020: Workshops “Neuland Universität” (New Territory: University)

October 26 – 30, 2020: Orientation week

November 02, 2020: Start of courses

Deadlines for Higher-Semester Students

Beginning of June – July 15, 2020: Application period for higher-semester students

Deadlines for Submission of Program-Specific Requirements

Music Program Entrance Audition:
Application deadline for the music program entrance audition: May 23, 2020
Dates of auditions: June 22 – 24, 2020
Current information on the music program auditions (in German only)

Pre-Study Internship:
This requirement can be waived if an internship is not possible due to virus protection measures.
In this case, please be sure to contact the internship officer of the study programme!

Language Certificates:
Cut-off deadline for language certificates: September 15, 2020

Deadlines for International Applicants

June 01 – July 15, 2020: Application period for international (non-EU) applicants and international applicants who have completed their preparation studies and are changing to a specific degree program

September 15, 2020: Submission deadline for proof of language proficiency German C1

October 01 – 15, 2020: Period of free enrollment in programs with unrestricted admission

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.