Application for an advanced semester

Applications for the advanced semester (in undergraduate programmes with restricted admission) can only be made online. Please note that the application including further proof (see "Required evidence" below) must be received by us online via Alma within the respective deadlines! Within the deadline, you can send certain documents (concerning academic achievement) as a PDF by e-mail to studierendensekretariatspam prevention@zv.uni-tuebingen.de. Please note the maximum file size of 3.000kB!

Required proofs

The required documents depend on the applicant case group you are in. You can find additional information in the appropriate places during the online application in the alma portal.

Here you will find the list of documents that can be requested as compulsory proof for higher semesters. You can find out which ones are relevant for you in the alma portal.

  • university entrance qualification
  • certificate of study
  • admission letter
  • study achievements(transcript of records / certificates)
  • certificate of recognition state examination office (only for medicine / dentistry for proof of study achievements from another study programme or outside of Germany)
  • proof M1 / dental preliminary examination (only applies to medicine and dentistry certain higher semesters)

Here you will find the reading version of the statute on admission for the advanced semesters


Application for a master's programme

If you would like to apply for a master`s progamme in the advanced semester, please follow this link.

Practical year (Praktisches Jahr, PJ) in the medicine degree programme

If you want to do your practical year at the University of Tübingen and have not yet passed the state examination (Staatsexamen) for medical clinicians at the University of Tübingen, you must apply twice for the practical year:

The closing date for applications for the practical year starting November is 7 April of the respective year.

The closing date for applications for the practical year starting in May is 7 October of the year before.

Application Deadlines

The deadline for applications is

  • 15 January (24:00) for the summer semester
  • 15 July* (24:00) for the wintersemester

of the respective year.

These are definitive periods! This means that applications and/or documents received after this deadline may not be considered.

*For the winter semester 2020/21, July 15 was postponed to 20 August. The late deadlines for academic achievements have not changed:

Proof of academic achievements (transcript of records / acknowledgment LPA for medicine or dentistry) can be handed in late for the winter semester until 1st September (or for an application to the 1st clinical semester of medicine until 30th September and for an application in the 6th semester dentistry until 7th October). Please send us the documents scanned as an e-mail attachment to studierendensekretariatspam prevention@zv.uni-tuebingen.de specifying your applicant number, your applied subject and the applied semester. Please note the maximum file size of 3.000kB!


To ensure that you are applying for the right semester, please contact the subject advising before applying. This applies differently for applicants of the degree programmes medicine, dentistry and pharmacy (state examination - Staatsexamen): Please do not contact the subject advising service until you have received your place of study.

Apply/register now

Applications for the winter semester 2020/21 are probably not available before 01.07.2020. Please find information about the current status here.

Here you can access the start page of the online application for undergraduate programmes for the advanced semester:

Application and enrolment portal alma