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Undergraduate programs

This table shows an overview of our undergraduate programs with the application deadlines for applicants with a foreign school leaving certificate (high school diploma not obtained in Germany). If you must still pass the assessment examination at the Study Preparatory Center (Studienkolleg) before beginning the program, please apply from 9/1 – 10/15 for a summer semester or from 3/1 – 4/15 for a winter semester of the Study Preparatory Center.

Program Application period for a winter semester Application period for a summer semester
American, British and Canadian Studies (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Altorientalistik/Ancient Oriental Studies (Major Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Archäologische Wissenschaften / Archaeological Sciences (B.A. / Major Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Klassische Archäologie/ Classic Archeology (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Vor- und Frühgeschichtliche Archäologie/ Pre- and Early History of Archaeology (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Bewegungs- und Sportwissenschaft / Movement and Sport Science (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Biologie / Biology (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Biology (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 07/15 -
Chemie / Chemistry (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Chemie / Chemistry (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Christliche Archäologie und Byzantinische Kunstgeschichte/ Christian Archaeology and Byzantine History of Arts (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15
11/01 - 02/15
Data Science (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Deutsch / German (First State Examination/Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Deutsch als Fremdsprache / German as a Foreign Language (Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Deutsche Sprache und Literatur (Germanistik) / German Language and Literature (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Englisch / English (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Erdkunde / Geography (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Erziehungs– und Bildungswissenschaft / Educational Science (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Ethik / Ethics (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Europäische Literaturen / European Literatures (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Evangelische Theologie/ Protestant Theology (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Evangelische Religion / Protestant Religion (First State Examination/Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Evangelische Theologie / Protestant Theology (Mag.Theol.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Französisch / French (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Französisch: Literatur, Kultur, Kommunikation/ French: Literature, Culture, Communication (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15
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Geographie / Geography (B.Sc.; Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.Sc.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Germanistische Mediävistik/ Germanic Medieval Studies (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Geschichte / History (B.A.; Major Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Geschichte / History (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Geschichte der Neuzeit/ Modern History (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Geschichte der Vormoderne/ Premodern History (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Griechisch / Greek (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Hebräisch / Hebrew (Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 - 08/15 -
Historische Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften / History of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Historisch-Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft/ Historical-Comparative Linguistics (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.)
Humanbiologie/ Biomedical Sciences (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Indologie/ Indology (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.Sc.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Informatik / Computer Science (B.Sc.; Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Informatik / Computer Science (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Interdisziplinäre Literatur- und Kulturstudien / Interdisciplinary Literary and Cultural Studies (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Interkulturelle Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Intercultural Business Studies (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Italienisch / Italian (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Katholisch-Theologische Studien/ Catholic-Theological Studies (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15
11/01 - 02/15
Katholische Religion / Catholic religion (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Keltologie/ Celtic Studies (Major/Minor Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15
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Kunst, Musik und Medien: Organisation und Vermittlung / Visual Arts, Music and Modern Media: Organization and Presentation (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Kunstgeschichte / History of Art (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Latein / Latin (First State Examination/ Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Latinistik/ Latin Philology (Major Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Lateinische Sprache und Kultur/ Latin Language and Culture (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Mathematik / Mathematics (B.Sc.; Minor Subject Kombi-B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Mathematik / Mathematics  (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Medienwissenschaft / Media Studies (B.A.; Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Medizin / Human Medicine (SE.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Nah- und Mitteloststudien / Middle Eastern Studies (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Nah- und Mitteloststudien (international) /Middle Eastern Studies (international) (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
North American Studies (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.)
05/01 - 08/15
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Pharmazie / Pharmacy (SE.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 - 01/15
Philosophie / Philosophy (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 02/15
Physik / Physics (B.Sc.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Einführung in die Physik/ Introduction to Physics (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Physik / Physics (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Physik und Wirtschaft/ Physics, Business and Economics (B.Sc.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Politik und Wirtschaft/ Politics and Economics  (First State Examination / Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 07/15 -
Politikwissenschaft / Political Science (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Politik, Kultur und Wirtschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens/ Politics, Culture and Economy of the Mid East (Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Psychologie / Psychology (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Rechtswissenschaft / Legal Studies (SE.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 01/15
Romanische Kulturen: Kommunikation, Sprache, Literatur / Romance Cultures: Communication, Language, Literature (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Semitistik/ Semitic Studies (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Soziologie / Sociology (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Spanisch / Spanish (First State Examination/ Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Spanisch: Literatur, Kultur, Kommunikation/ Spanish: Literature, Culture, Communication (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15
Sport / Physical Education (First State Examination/ Extended Examination) - Teacher Training Course 05/01 – 08/15 -
Sprachen des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens/ Languages of the Mid East 05/01 - 08/15 -
Sprache und Kommunikation / Language and Communication (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Sprache und Literatur der griechischen Antike/ Language and Culture of Ancient Greece (Major/Minor Subject Kombi-B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Vergleichende Kultur- und Religionswissenschaft / Comparative Studies in Culture and Religions (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Volkswirtschaftslehre / Economics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte/ Economic and Social History 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 - 02/15
Zahnmedizin / Dentistry (SE.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15

Master programs

This table shows an overview of our master programs with the application deadlines. This table is updated for the upcoming semester at the start of each April and October.

Program Application period for the 2022/23 winter semester Application period for the 2023 summer semester
Abenteuer- und Erlebnispädagogik / Adventure and Experiential Education
(M.A.)
05/01 – 07/15
Aufbaustudiengang Grundzüge des deutschen Rechts / Postgraduate Program, Fundamentals of German Law
(LL.M.)
04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 01/15
Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Bildende Kunst – Künstlerische Konzeptionen / Concepts of Fine Arts (M.A.) 04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 01/15
Biochemie / Biochemistry (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15
Biodiversität und Naturschutz / Biodiversity and Conservation (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15 
Chemie / Chemistry (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Cultural Data Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Data Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Deutsch als Fremdsprache / German as a foreign language (M.A.) 04/01 – 08/24
Deutschsprachige Literatur / German Literature (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Economics and Institutions
(M.Sc.)
04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 01/15
Economics of the Middle East (EMEA) (M.Sc.) 04/01 – 07/15
Empirische Kulturwissenschaft - Cultural Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaft / Educational Science (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Europäische Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte / European Economic and Social History (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Friedens- und Konfliktforschung / Peace and Conflict Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 07/15
Functional Materials (M.Sc.) 04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 01/15
Geschichte / History (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Geschichte der internationalen Politik / History of International Relations (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Historisch-Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft / Indo-European Linguistics (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Humanbiologie / Biomedical Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15
Indologie / Indology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Informatik / Computer Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Interkulturelle Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Intercultural Business Studies (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
International Business Management (M.Sc.) (Double Degree) 05/01 – 09/15
International Political Economy (M.Sc.) (Double Degree) 04/01 – 07/15
Internationale Strafjustiz: Recht, Geschichte, Politik / International Criminal Justice: Law, History, Politics (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Iranistik / Iranian Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Islamwissenschaft / Islamic Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Keltologie / Celtic Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Klassische Archäologie / Classical Archaeology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Klassische Philologie / Classical philology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Klinische Linguistik / Clinical Linguistics (M.A.) 05/01 – 09/15
Kognitive und Integrative Systemneurowissenschaften / Cognitive and Integrative Systems Neuroscience (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15
Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie / Cultural and Social Anthropology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Kunstgeschichte / History of Art (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Linguistik: Kognition und Kommunikation /Linguistics: Cognition and Communication (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Literaturvermittlung in den Medien / Providing literature in the media (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Mathematik / Mathematics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Medien und kulturelle Praxis: Geschichte, Ästhetik, Theorie / Media and Cultural Praxis: History, Aesthetics, and Theory (M.A.)
05/01 – 08/24
Moderne arabische Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Molekulare und Zelluläre Biologie / Molecular and Cellular Biology (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15
Molekulare und Zelluläre Neurowissenschaften / Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15
Motologie und Psychomotorik / Motologie and Psychomotricity(M.A.) 05/01 – 09/15
Musikwissenschaft. Geschichte und Vermittlung / Musicology. History and Presentation (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Nah- und Mitteloststudien / Middle Eastern Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
North American Studies (M.A.) 04/01 – 08/24
Philosophie / Philosophy (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Physik / Physics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Physik - Vertiefung und Forschung / Physics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Physische Geographie / Physical Geography (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Politik und Wirtschaft des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens / Middle Eastern Politics and Economics (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Politikwissenschaft / Political Science (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Politische Integration und wirtschaftliche Globalisierung / Political Integration and economic Globalisation
(M.A.)
05/01 – 08/24
Prähistorische Archäologie / Prehistory (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Psychologie / Psychology (2-Sem.)(M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15
Psychologie: Forschung und Anwendung (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 09/15
Psychologie: Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15
Quantitative Accounting and Finance (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Religionswissenschaft / Study of Religions (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Romanische Sprach- und Kulturräume /Romance Language and Cultural Areas (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Romanische Kulturen: Kommunikation, Sprache, Literatur /Romance Cultures: Communication, Language, Literature (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Semitistik und altorientalische Philologie (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Soziologie: Gesellschaftliche Ordnungen im Wandel / Sociology: Societies and Social Orders in Transition (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Sprechwissenschaft und Phonetik / Speech Science and Phonetics(M.A.) 05/01 – 09/15
Sustainable Development (M.Sc.) 04/01 – 08/24
Wirtschaftsgeographie / Economic Geography (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22
Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/01 – 02/22