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You have an internationally recognized degree and would like to pursue a Master Programme at Bielefeld University?

First, please apply online at Bielefeld University. After the online application the following certifications have to be prepared and sent as well by post to the University's Student Office:

  • Application form (which can be printed at the end of the online application)
  • School-leaving certificate
  • Certificates of study courses (diploma and transcript of records)
  • Evidence of command of language
  • Additional documents (e.g. CV; summary of your thesis, letter of motivation)

It is important to send only certified copies of original certificates and translations (in German or English).

The application deadline for international applicants is the 15th of January for summer terms and the 15th of July for winter terms.

Start to apply now: Online-Portal

The selection process is done on the basis of professional and personal qualification and starts right after the end of the application period. Please note that most of the study courses are subject to an entrance limitation (NC).
As soon as the final decision is taken, you'll be informed by the University.
The current status of your application can be checked here.

The application process is managed by the University's Student Office.
For any questions or doubts please contact the Student Office Team.


Do you have any questions?
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-> Student Office's consultation hours

Consultation by phone on Friday 9:30 - 12:00:
Bachelor: +49 (0)521 106 4089
Master: +49 (0)521 106 4075
and +49 (0)521 106 4076
PhD: +49 (0)521 106 12480


Download important documents, brochures and event programs for degree-seeking students
-> here.


Universität Bielefeld
Internationale Studierende
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld


More information on admission with foreign degrees can be found on Anabin (only available in German).