Application to English-taught Master Programmes

Application deadlines

winter semester

  • 31.05. | non-citizen of the EU
  • 31.07. | citizen of the EU
  • 15.09. | applicants with a german admission qualification or equivalent

summer semester

  • - | no admission for non-citizen of the EU
  • 15.01. | citizen of the EU
  • 15.03. | applicants with a german admission qualification or equivalent

Application Requirements

You can find all application requirements in § 2 of the examination regulations for each Master programme.

Language requirements

Applicants have to prove their language proficiency in English by one of the following tests which should have been taken within the last three years:

  • TOEFL (TOEFL-code: 9208): internet based: at least 80 points, computer-based: at least 215 points; paper-based: at least 550 points.
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English IELTS with at least 6.0 points
  • UNIcert level III
  • C1 certificate for CEF(Common European Framework)
  • a corresponding level in an equivalent test

Equivalent to one of the aforementioned tests is proof of

  • at least 6 school years of English in secondary education
  • or at least 5 points in English at "Abitur" level
  • two years of studying abroad in an English speaking country within the last two years before receipt of the application of admission

Application Documents

  • All documents must be officially certified copies. Further informations...
  • If the documents are not written in German or English, the documents must be accompanied by a certified official translation, which should be attached as to make it recognizable as the relevant translation.
  • Please also refer to additional informations, which will be sent out to you with the application forms.
  • For any other questions, feel free to contact the Students´ Registry for International Students.

Please note:

  • Incomplete or incorrectly filled out applications cannot be processed!
  • A copy of a certified copy is not valid and will not be accepted!
List of application documents
Schoolcopy of high school diploma / secondary school leaving certificate, including a list of subjets and grades
  • certificate of enrolment and transcripts of all subjects and grades
  • certificate of any university degree received (e.g. Bachelor, Master)
Languagedemonstration of a sufficient level of English language proficiency (see details below)

proof of bank transfer of application fee