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Application

How do I apply for a degree program?

We are delighted that you are interested in our degree courses.

News

Please note: 

The application process for the 2023 summer semester opened on October 24, 2022, on hochschulstart.de. You can already register there to get your BID and BAN. For Bachelor's degree programs the THU application portal will open at the end of November 2022.

You can apply for a Master's degree program directly via the THU application portal from the end of October 2022.

You'll find more detailed instructions for your application below.


Applying for a Bachelor's degree program with a German higher education entrance qualification

We're delighted that you'd like to apply for a degree program at Ulm University of Applied Sciences! Some of our degree programs are subject to limited-admission – there is a selection procedure because there are more applicants than study places. We also offer degree programs where there is no limit on the number of study places available. You are sure of a place on one of these as long as you have a valid higher education entrance qualification.


We hope the following overview will help you navigate the application and admissions procedure, so you can study your desired degree program at our university. Good luck, we look forward to meeting you!


Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Application
Step 3: Admission
  • Have you received an admission offer? Accept it proactively on hochschulstart.de!
  • Have you received a Notification of Admission? Enroll straightaway in the THU application portal!
  • No admission offer received? Apply again through the coordinated Clearing process!
Step 4: Enrollment


Do you have questions? Many initial questions are already answered in our FAQ.

All other application processes can be found below.

Applying for the dual study program

We're delighted that you'd like to apply for a dual study program at Ulm University of Applied Sciences! A special contract with a company is required for both dual study options – the Ulm Model (degree + apprenticeship) or studying with in-depth practical experience (degree only). For the "Study program with in-depth practical experience", please follow the Bachelor's application route when applying to the THU.

 The application procedure for the Ulm Model study program is as follows:

Step 1: Partner company

  • Apply to the partner company with your most recent qualification certificate (at least one year before the start of the course)
  • Application to THU: send your employment contract, certificates and curriculum vitae to dual@thu.de
Step 2: Admission and enrollment
  • Have you received a Notification of Admission? Your Notification of Admission letter will show you the next steps you must take to enroll successfully. 

Find out more about studying with the Ulm Model here. Please send any questions to dual@thu.de. Good luck, we look forward to meeting you!

Master's application

We're delighted that you'd like to apply for a Master's degree program at Ulm University of Applied Sciences! Our degree programs are subject to limited-admission – there is a selection procedure because there are more applicants than study places. We hope the following overview will help you to study your desired degree program at our university. Good luck, we look forward to meeting you!

Step 1: Additional documentary evidence required if you have a foreign Bachelor's qualification

  • If you are a foreign citizen: make sure you apply in good time to have your Bachelor's qualification recognized by the Studienkolleg Konstanz 
  • If you are a German citizen: make sure you apply in good time to have your Bachelor's qualification recognized by the Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart 
  • If you are a Chinese citizen: first of all, you need the APS certificate. Then you can apply to get your certificate recognized by the Studienkolleg Konstanz. Find more detailed information in the FAQs – "I come from abroad. What do I need to take into consideration?
  • Certificate of language proficiency
Step 2: Application

If you have any questions, you might find our list of FAQs on the page for the relevant Master's degree program useful – or you can send a brief e-mail to master@thu.de.

Apply here: THU application portal



Applying with a foreign higher education entrance qualification

We're delighted that you want to apply for a degree program at our University of Applied Sciences! We hope the following overview will help you to study your desired degree program at our university. Good luck, we look forward to meeting you!
If you want to apply for a Master's and you have a foreign Bachelor's qualification, you'll find all the important information under the "Master's application" tab.

Step 1: Additional documentary evidence required
  • If you are a foreign citizen: make sure you apply in good time to have your higher education entrance qualification recognized by the Studienkolleg Konstanz
  • If you are a German citizen: make sure you apply in good time to have your higher education entrance qualification recognized by the Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart
  • Certificate of language proficiency
Step 2: Application
  • Application and enrollment are the same as for a regular Bachelor's application
  • Do you believe you might not have to pay the fees for international students? Find out more here

Joining the program in a higher semester

You do not need a hochschulstart.de account to apply to join a higher semester. You need to take a good look at the course and examination regulations and decide carefully which semester you would like to apply for. This depends on which modules you can get recognition for. Please contact the program adviser for the relevant degree program to agree on the appropriate semester. Then fill out the Application for admission to a higher semester and send it to ssc@thu.de.

Application deadlines

​​Summer semester
​​By January 15
​​Winter semester
​​By July 15


Applications for admission to a higher semester submitted after the application deadline will not be processed.
There is no Clearing process for applications to join a higher semester. This does not affect your option to have your previously-acquired competence recognized after enrollment and subsequently getting a place in a higher semester.

Coordinated Clearing process

Free study places are issued after the main application process is complete. Anyone who did not receive an admission offer in the main application process – or those who have not yet applied at all – can take part. For more information, please click here.

Applications for those with vocational qualifications

  • Step 1: Successful completion of vocational training
  • Step 2: Successful completion of higher-level vocational training (e.g. Master Craftsman)
  • Step 3: Arrange a consultation interview with THU (e-mail to studienberatung@thu.de)
  • Step 4: Apply using the regular Bachelor's application route, uploading your additional documentation (qualification certificates + evidence of the interview with THU)


Application deadlines

Bachelor's
​​Summer semester
​​Mid-November - January 15
​​Winter semester
​​Mid-April - July 15


Please note that the application procedures and deadlines are different for the following degree programs: Digital MediaComputational Science and EngineeringComputer Science - International Program and Industrial Engineering.
Find out more by looking at the relevant Bachelor's degree program. These deadlines also apply for applicants to a higher semester!
We look forward to receiving your application!

Master's
​​Summer semester
​​End of October - December 15
​​Winter semester
​​Start of May - June 1


Find out more by looking at the relevant Master's degree program.
We look forward to receiving your application!

Required documentation for the Bachelor's application

  • Higher education entrance qualification(e.g. Abitur)
  • Course orientation test (e.g. via Was-studiere-ich)
  • Any additional certificates (e.g. vocational training qualifications)
Applicants with a foreign higher education entrance qualification must submit additional documentary evidence. Find more information under "Applying with a foreign higher education entrance qualification".

Enrollment

If you are accepted to study at Ulm University of Applied Sciences, you will receive a Notification of Admission giving you all the information you need about enrollment. Please read the information carefully and adhere to the specified registration period.

Contact

​General queries
​ssc@thu.de
​Master's degree
​​master@thu.de
​Dual study program
dual@thu.de
​Fees, refunds
​​gebuehren@thu.de
​Technical questions
​​Center of Information and Media
​Studying abroad, international students
​International Office
​BAföG, accommodation, catering
​Students' union
​Questions about degree course content
Department for your degree program
​Student Advisory Services
​Student Advisory Services​Student Advisory Services


Contact
Students' Service Centre
Room: E09c
Prittwitzstraße 10
89075 Ulm
Fon: +49 (0)731 50-28025
Mail: ssc@thu.de
Hours:
https://studium.hs-ulm.de/en/org/ssc

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