These are the deadlines for applications for the respective year:
- summer semester: 15 January (24:00)
- winter semester: 15 July* (24:00)
These are definitive deadlines! This means that applications and/or documents received after this deadline may not be considered.
The application procedure for the first semester of each of the following subjects: medicine, dentistry and pharmacy – respectively state examination (Staatsexamen) – is carried out by the foundation for university admission "hochschulstart.de" in Dortmund. The application deadlines can be found at www.hochschulstart.de
*For the winter semester 2021/22 the deadline for applications for undergraduate programs with restricted admission in the first semester will be postponed to 31st July 2021.
Please click here for information on the application deadlines for master programmes.
For postgraduate degree programmes, in particular master's programmes, there are often application deadlines that deviate from the normal case.
The application deadline for the lot procedure is
- for the summer semester from 1 March to 31 March (24:00)
- for the winter semester from 1 October to 15 October (24:00)
You can enrol directly, i.e. without prior application, in open admission subjects.
An exception is only made for the master programmes. There you must first apply for open admission master programmes (deadline: 30 September / 31 March).
For the summer semester, enrolment is possible from 15 January to 31 March and for the winter semester from 1 August to 30 September.
Please refer directly to the pages of the Department of International Affairs, section Advising and Admission of International Students for information on the application deadlines that apply in your case.