Admission Criteria and Application
Here you can find answers on common questions of our applicants regarding the aspects Admission Requirements and Application procedure. Please read them carefully.
This website is currently being revised for the 2022/23 application procedure.
More information about the application can be found here. And on this page you see all dates and deadlines. If you have further questions, feel free to contact the WiSo Student Service.
1. Admission Requirements
1.1 What are the requirements for admission?
1.2 What average grade do I need in my bachelor degree to apply?
1.3 I do not fulfil the subject-related admission criteria. What can I do?
1.4 I do not yet have a bachelor’s degree, can I still apply?
1.5 Are the examinations results of a semester abroad taken into account?
1.6 My studies have no ECTS, what now?
1.7 Do I have to have 15 ECTS in maths and 15 ECTS in statistics to qualify for the master's programme in Business Administration?
1.8 Can I apply if I have not obtained a general qualification for university entrance (Abitur) but a Fachhochschulreife (Fachabitur)?
1.9 I already have a master's degree, can I still apply?
1.10 Are my school English skills sufficient as proof of English for the admission requirements?
1.11 Can I apply without knowledge of German?
1.12 My university does not provide course descriptions. What should I do?
2. Application Procedure
2.1 How do I apply for the WiSo master’s programmes?
2.2 Which application documents do I have to submit?
2.3 How do I apply as an international student?
2.4 By when do I have to apply?
2.5 Can I apply for more than one Master's programme?
2.6 Can I change my application preferences in the Master's application portal at a later date?
2.7 Can I also apply for a higher semester?
2.8 Under what conditions can I file a hardship application?
3. Application via uni-assist
3.1 What is uni-assist?
3.2 Which documents must be submitted to uni-assist online and by post?
3.3 Where can I have my documents translated and officially certified?
3.4 I am applying at several universities. How many copies of my documents should I send to uni-assist?
3.5 Do I have to print the online application form and send it to uni-assist?
3.6 What are the handling fees?
3.7 Should I first submit my application and then pay or vice versa?
3.8 How long does it take for uni-assist to process my application?
3.9 I do not agree with the result of the uni-assist evaluation. What should I do?
3.10 Do I need a Vorprüfungsdokumentation (VPD) - preliminary review documentation?
3.11 Do I need an APS certificate?
3.12 Is there a separate admission quota for non-EU/EEA citizens?
4. Selection Procedure
4.1 How are the study places distributed among the applicants?
4.2 Do I have to submit an admission test?
4.3 By when can I submit the result of the admission test?
4.4 How can I submit my results of the admission test?
4.5 Are the preliminary results of the admission test sufficient, which are available online approximately 10 days after the test?
4.6 Is there a minimum score for the admission tests?
4.7 Do I get an admission without having submitted a test?
5. Admission and Registration
5.1 When will I receive the notification of admission and how?
5.2 How do I find out my rank?
5.3 If I have applied for several degree programmes, will I also receive several admissions?
5.4 What happens if two applicants have the same rank in the selection procedure?
5.5 When and how do I enrol and what documents do I need to bring with me?
5.6 Is there a re-assignment of rejected places?
5.7 When will the letters of rejection be send?
5.8 Do I already need my bachelor's degree certificate to enrol?