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Application deadlines

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 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
Anglophone Studies (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Archäologische Wissenschaften / Archaeological Sciences (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15
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) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Chemie / Chemistry (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Chemie / Chemistry (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Data Science (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Deutsch / German (First State Examination/Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Deutsch als Fremdsprache / German as a Foreign Language (Extended Examination) 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) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Erziehungs– und Bildungswissenschaft / Educational Science (B.A.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Ethik / Ethics (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Europäische Literaturen / European Literatures (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Evangelische Religion / Protestant religion (First State Examination/Extended Examination) 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) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Geographie / Geography (B.Sc.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Geschichte / History (B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Geschichte / History (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Griechisch / Greek (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Hebräisch / Hebrew (Extended Examination) 05/01 - 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Historische Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften / History of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (B.A.) 05/01 - 08/15 -
Humanbiologie / Biomedical Science (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Informatik / Computer Science (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Informatik / Computer Science (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Interkulturelle Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Intercultural Business Studies (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Italienisch / Italian (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Katholische Religion / Catholic religion (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
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) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Mathematik / Mathematics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Mathematik / Mathematics  (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Medienwissenschaft / Media Studies (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 -
Pharmazie / Pharmacy (SE.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Philosophie / Philosophy (B.A.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Philosophie / Philosophy (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 02/15
Physik / Physics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Physik / Physics (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Politik und Wirtschaft / Politics and Economics  (First State Examination / Extended Examination) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Politikwissenschaft / Political Science (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Psychologie / Psychology (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 -
Rechtswissenschaft / Legal Studies (SE.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15
Romanische Kulturen: Kommunikation, Sprache, Literatur / Romance Cultures: Communication, Language, Literature (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 -
Sport / Physical Education (First State Examination/ Extended Examination) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Sprache und Kommunikation / Language and Communication (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Vergleichende Kultur- und Religionswissenschaft / Comparative Studies in Culture and Religions (B.A.) 05/01 – 08/15 -
Volkswirtschaftslehre / Economics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/01 – 01/15
Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics (B.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/15 11/01 – 02/15
Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics (B.Sc.) 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 2018/19 winter semester Application period for the 2018 summer semester
Abenteuer- und Erlebnispädagogik / Adventure and Experiential Education
(M.A.)
05/01 – 07/15
Arabische Literatur und Kultur / Arabic Literature and Culture (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Aufbaustudiengang Grundzüge des deutschen Rechts / Postgraduate Program, Fundamentals of German Law
(LL.M.)
04/01 – 07/15 10/01 –12/15
Betriebswirtschaftslehre / Business Administration (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/06 – 01/15
Bildende Kunst – Künstlerische Konzeptionen / Concepts of Fine Arts (M.A.) 04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 12/15
Biodiversität und Naturschutz / Biodiversity and Conservation (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/06 – 01/15 
Chemie / Chemistry (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Data Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Deutsch als Fremdsprache / German as a foreign language (M.A.) 04/01 – 06/15 10/01 – 12/15
Deutsche Literatur / German Literature (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 01/23
Economics and Institutions
(M.Sc.)
04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 12/15
Economics of the Middle East (EMEA) (M.Sc.) 04/01 – 07/15
Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaft / Educational Science (M.A.) 05/01 – 07/15
Europäische Ethnologie / Kulturwissenschaft - European Ethnology/Cultural Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Europäische Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte / European Economic and Social History (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Friedens- und Konfliktforschung / Peace and Conflict Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 07/15
Functional Materials (M.Sc.) 04/01 – 07/15 10/01 – 12/15
Geoarchäologie / Geoarchaeology (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23 
Geschichte / History (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Geschichte der internationalen Politik / History of International Relations (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Historisch-Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft / Indo-European Linguistics (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Humanbiologie / Biomedical Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15
Indologie / Indology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Informatik / Computer Science (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
International Business Management (M.Sc.) (Double Degree) 05/01 – 07/15
International Development Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 07/15
International Political Economy (M.Sc.) (Double Degree) 04/01 – 07/15
Iranistik / Iranian Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Islamwissenschaft / Islamic Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Keltologie / Celtic Studies (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Klassische Archäologie / Classical Archaeology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Klassische Philologie / Classical philology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Klinische Linguistik / Clinical Linguistics (M.A.) 05/01 – 07/15
Kognitive und Integrative Systemneurowissenschaften / Cognitive and Integrative Systems Neuroscience (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15
Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie / Cultural and Social Anthropology (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Kunstgeschichte / History of Art (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Linguistik: Kognition und Kommunikation /Linguistics: Cognition and Communication (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Literaturvermittlung in den Medien / Providing literature in the media (Master of Arts) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Mathematik / Mathematics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Medien und kulturelle Praxis: Geschichte, Ästhetik, Theorie / Media and Cultural Praxis: History, Aesthetics, and Theory (M.A.)
05/01 – 07/15
Molekulare und Zelluläre Biologie / Molecular and Cellular Biology (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/06 – 01/15
Molekulare und Zelluläre Neurowissenschaften / Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15
Motologie / Motology (M.A.) 05/01 – 07/15
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 11/06 – 02/23
Physik - Vertiefung und Forschung / Physics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
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 – 07/15
Prähistorische Archäologie / Prehistory (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Psychologie / Psychology (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 07/15 11/06 – 01/15
Quantitative Accounting and Finance (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Religionswissenschaft / Study of Religions (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Romanische Sprach- und Kulturräume /Romance Language and Cultural Areas (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Soziologie: Gesellschaftliche Ordnungen im Wandel / Sociology: Societies and Social Orders in Transition (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Speech Science (Sprechwissenschaft / Phonetik) / Speech Science (Speech Science / Phonetics)(M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24
Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften des Vorderen Orients / Languages and Cultures of the Near East (M.A.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Wirtschaftsgeographie / Economic Geography (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24
Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23
Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics (M.Sc.) 05/01 – 08/24 11/06 – 02/23