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Dates & Deadlines

Deadlines for application, enrolment and re-enrolment.

All dates until 2030 (PDF)

International?

Please note that different deadlines may apply for study applications with foreign degrees.

Dates and deadlines for international applicants

Winter semester 2024/25

Dates

Semester start 01.10.2024
Semester end 31.03.2025
Courses start 07.10.2024
Courses end 31.01.2025
University closed between to be announced
Christmas break (Courses) Course breaks (PDF)

Application Deadlines

Bachelor programmes / State examination  

Study programmes with admission restriction
(in the case of applications via hochschulstart.de, the application may also be submitted earlier)

01.06. – 15.07.2024

Study programmes without admission restriction

16.07. – 15.11.2024

Medicine / Centralised process (Please note deviating deadlines for "Alt-Abiturienten" (graduates of previous years in the German school system) as well as the registration deadlines for the entrance test for medicine programs (only applicable for graduates of the German school system).

Dates of the SfH

Professionally qualified

01.01. – 01.04. of the year

Lottery

01.09. – 15.09.2024
Master's programmes  

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

Deadlines for M.A./ M.Sc.

Master of Education

01.06. – 15.07.2024

Lottery

01.09. – 15.09.2024
Application for a higher semester  

Applications to be placed into a higher semester according to § 63a, Section 4 HG are to be submitted to the responsible faculty by August 15th for the winter semester and by February 15th for the summer semester (exclusion deadline).

 

Bachelor of Arts/ Science/ State Examination Medicine (admission restricted)

01.08. – 15.09.2024

Bachelor of Arts/ Science (admission free)

01.08. – 15.11.2024

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

01.08. – 15.09.2024

Master of Education

01.06. – 15.07.2024

Application / Registration for University Change Students, Drop-outs (with admission restriction)

01.08. – 15.09.2024
Admission and re-enrolment for  

occasional students, cross-registered students
(in admittance free courses, with a German study qualification)

01.08. – 15.11.2024

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programmes

Enrolment for winter semester 2024/25 16.07. – 15.11.2024

Formal application is also always required for programmes without admission-restriction. In the case of single-subject Bachelor's programmes with open admissions or combined Bachelor's programmes with fully open admissions, you will automatically be transferred to online enrolment after you have applied. In the case of Master's degree programmes with open admissions, you can only enrol after successfully passing the access examination.

For programmes with restricted admission, the respective enrolment period will be communicated to you separately by email in the notification of admission.

Re-enrolment deadlines

Please note that the semester fee must hit our account (value date) within the prescribed period.

Re-enrolment for winter semester 2024/25 closing at 02.09.2024

Dates

Semester start 01.04.2024
Semester end 30.09.2024
Courses start 08.04.2024
Courses end 19.07.2024

Application Deadlines

Bachelor programmes / State examination  

Study programmes with admission restriction
(in the case of applications via hochschulstart.de, the application may also be submitted earlier)

01.12.2023 – 15.01.2024

Study programmes without admission restriction

16.01. – 15.05.2024

Professionally qualified

01.07. – 01.10. of the previous year

Lottery

01.03. – 15.03.2024
Master's programmes  

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

Deadlines for M.A./ M.Sc.

Master of Education

01.12.2023 – 15.01.2024

Lottery

01.03. – 15.03.2024
Application for a higher semester  

Applications to be placed into a higher semester according to § 63a, Section 4 HG are to be submitted to the responsible faculty by August 15th for the winter semester and by February 15th for the summer semester (exclusion deadline).

Bachelor of Arts/ Science/ State Examination Medicine (admission restricted)

01.02. – 15.03.2024

Bachelor of Arts/ Science (admission free)

01.02. – 15.05.2024

Master of Arts/ Science (admission free & restricted)

01.02. – 15.03.2024

Master of Education

01.12.2023 – 15.01.2024

Application / Registration for University Change Students, Drop-outs (with admission restriction)

01.02. – 15.03.2024
Admissions and re-enrolment for  

occasional students, cross-registered students
(in admittance free courses, with a German study qualification)

01.02. - 15.05.2024

Enrolment Deadlines

for admission free study programmes

Enrolment for summer semester 2024 16.01. - 15.05.2024

Formal application is also always required for programmes without admission-restriction. In the case of single-subject Bachelor's programmes with open admissions or combined Bachelor's programmes with fully open admissions, you will automatically be transferred to online enrolment after you have applied. In the case of Master's degree programmes with open admissions, you can only enrol after successfully passing the access examination.

For programmes with restricted admission, the respective enrolment period will be communicated to you separately by email in the notification of admission.

Re-enrolment deadlines

Please note that the semester fee must hit our account (value date) within the prescribed period.

Re-enrolment for summer semester 2024 ends on 29.02.2024

FAQs about the application deadlines

Please note that these FAQs do not apply to the course of study Medicine (state examination).

Please submit your application after you have received your school leaving certificate. You will only officially obtain your higher education entrance qualification (HZB) when you receive your school leaving certificate. There are no disadvantages if you apply later, as the date of receipt of your application is not relevant for the allocation of places. Only the application deadlines are relevant in this case.

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