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Applying for the Bachelor Programmes

Application Deadlines and Online Application

15 July for the start of studies in winter semester

15 January for the start of studies in summer semester (only BSc in Business Administration and Economics)

German citizens apply online via the website of the Student Admissions Office.

EU/EEA citizens apply via the website of the Student Admissions Office.

Non-EU/EEA citizens apply via the International Office and Uni-Assist.

Applying for Advanced Course-Related Semesters

Application for an advanced course-related semester under a bachelor’s degree programme is processed by the Student Admissions Office . Please obtain information there on the application procedure. Information (only in German) can be found here.

IMPORTANT: In order to apply for a higher semester, you need two certificates (proof of change of location/cross-entry status and the semester classification). The Examination Office of the WiSo Faculty will issue both certificates upon request. Further information on how to apply can be found here.


Applying as a Professional without Abitur (Secondary School-Leaving Examination)

On 6 March 2009, the Standing Conference of the German State Ministers of Education adopted the Resolution on “university access for qualified professionals without a secondary school-leaving certificate”. The respective NRW State Ordinance entered into force on 12 March 2010.

For more details, please go to the following website (in German):

University Access for Qualified Professionals