Studying at Trier University

In order to be successful in achieving your degree, you need to organize your time well.  Having a short, medium and long-term plan can help ensure you stay on track.  When questions and/or problems arise, there are points of contact and support to help you.

Application, admission, enrollment

If you want to study at Trier University, you must first apply and enrol (immatriculate). What course/programmes are offered at Trier University? When can I apply? Which documents do I need in order to apply?


Beginning your studies

So you have received your notice of admission and can now begin your studies, but you still have a lot of questions! How do you set up your course/lecture schedule for your studies? How to sign up for lectures? Finding your way around campus?


Financing your studies

Most students finance their studies through multiple sources. Students may be supported by parents, have a scholarship or a job, receive BAföG or use student loans.



In order to complete your degree, you must first successfully pass your exams. Which exams are relevant for your own degree programme? How do you sign up? And what do you do if you get sick?


Additional qualifications

At the university, additional qualifications may be required.  Some are specific to a degree program, others are cross-curricular, such as computer literacy, e-learning, language certificates, internships, a stay abroad etc.