INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS FROM NON-EU/EEA COUNTRIES DIALOGUE-ORIENTED SERVICE PROCEDURE (DOSV)

International applicants from non-EU/EEA countries with a non-German university entrance qualification must submit an application for admission directly to Heidelberg University for all subjects studied at Bachelor level, or with a concluding state examination. 

Please note  that for some access-restricted degree programmes, the admission procedure is organised via the dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV). In such cases, applications from German applicants, as well as from international applicants from EU/EEA countries and/or those with a German university entrance qualification, are considered as part of this procedure. The admission procedure for applicants from non-EU/EEA countries with a non-German university entrance qualification is organised directly by Heidelberg University for all degree programmes that have university-internal selection procedures. 

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Further Information

Heidelberg University allocates places in accordance with the selection criteria set forth in the Act governing the allocation of places at institutes of higher education (Hochschulvergabeverordnung - HVVO). 

ADMISSION AND COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for any degree programme (Bachelor’s degree or state examination) at Heidelberg University must hold a university entrance qualification, and have very good German language skills. When assessing non-German qualifications, Heidelberg University applies the evaluation framework provided by the Central Office for Foreign Education (Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen, ZAB).