EU/EEA CITIZENS AND INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS WITH A GERMAN UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONPROCEDURE WITH ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Formal applications for subjects with entrance examination must be submitted. The purpose of this procedure is to determine the applicant’s aptitude and motivation for the selected degree programme. 

Anyone who does not fulfil the minimum requirements for study of the given subject, will not be admitted to the relevant degree programme at Heidelberg University. Applicants may not take part in the entrance examination procedure more than twice. If interviews or tests are held, please inquire about the dates in good time; the invitations are sent out shortly beforehand due to the high number of applicants. 

The application requirements for applicants who are citizens of European Union (EU) member states or of the European Economic Area (EEA) are essentially the same as those for German citizens. The same conditions also apply for international applicants with a German university entrance qualification/Abitur from Germany or from a German international school (so-called “Bildungsinländer”). As the information on the procedure for international applicants with a German university entrance qualification or for EU/EEA citizens may differ slightly, it will be presented separately in the following.

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Further Information

Applicants for degree programmes with an entrance examination must submit proof of additional qualifications. Information on the additionally required qualifications can be found in the respective selection regulations/admission regulations. Please read the admission regulations of your desired degree programme carefully before applying online. 

ADMISSION AND COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants for any degree programme (Bachelor degree or state examination) at Heidelberg University must hold a university entrance qualification and have very good German language skills. Additional qualifications may be required for certain subjects. Further information on the requirements in the respective courses can be found in the subject’s respective selection and admission regulations.