INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS FROM NON-EU/EEA COUNTRIESINTERNAL UNIVERSITY SELECTION PROCEDURE

For admission-restricted degree programmes, 8 to 10% of all places are available to international students. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of available university places, the University will implement its own internal selection procedure for the respective subject.

International applicants from non-EU/EEA countries with a foreign university entrance qualification (e.g. High School Diploma, Attestat, Maturità, etc.) must submit an application for admission directly to Heidelberg University for any subject studied at Bachelor’s level, or with a concluding state examination. 

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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). 

FEATURES SPECIFIC TO CERTAIN DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Applications for the degree programme in Medical Informatics, BA 100% must be made to Heilbronn University. The degree programme cannot be selected via Heidelberg University’s application portals. Further information on the procedure can be found in our Online Course Finder. Select your subject there. 

The application procedure for degree programmes in Sport Sciences are also subject to special conditions. Further information on the procedure can be found in our Online Course Finder. Select your subject there.

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).