Uni-Tübingen

Application and admission for international students

You would like to earn a Bachelor- or Master-Degree at the University of Tübingen and intend to submit an application?

First of all make sure you check all requirements for the study program you intend to apply for in our overview of courses available

Application procedure

International students have to apply via our application portals and upload supporting documentation including language certificates. A signed print-out of the online application plus photocopies of the documents have to be sent to the University. (You cannot send in a paper application without first applying online).

Please refer to our Guide to Application for finding out which application portal you should use.

Application deadlines

All Bachelor course and most of the Master courses

  • For the Winter semester 2017/18 (starts in October) - 15.07.2017
  • For the Summer semester 2018 (starts in April) - 15.01.2018

Deviant application deadline for some Master courses

See deviant application deadlines on the pages of the student administration office.

Semester events

Language requirements

The list of courses available [Link ID 344] also specifies the language of instruction. When applying for courses with German as language of instruction proficiency in the German language has to be documented. For courses taught in English several language certificates are obligatory.

Information on accepted German Language Certificates cf. our information sheet “Nachweis Ihrer Deutschkenntnisse“

Higher education entrance qualification

Upon application the exam results of your higher education will be checked by the University and converted into the German grading system. The reference data base anabin of the Kultusministerkonferenz (The Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education of the Länder in Germany) allows you to check the validity of your qualifications in advance. Final authority of approval rests with the University.

Admmission and Enrollment (Immatriculation)

If your application was succesful, you receive a letter of admission. Presenting this letter of admission you have to enrol at the University.

Detailed Information on the Enrollment procedure [Link ID 90778]