Key Dates & DeadlinesAPPLICATION DEADLINES FOR ADVANCED ACADEMIC SEMESTERS IN UNDERGRADUATE  DEGREE PROGRAMMES*

DEGREE PROGRAMMES REQUIRING APPLICATION FOR ADVANCED SEMESTERS

The application and admission procedures may differ for transfer students and lateral entrants. This page contains all the information you need regarding application deadlines for advanced semesters. 

For German students and international students with a German higher education entrance qualification, only a few programmes require application for the advanced semesters.  

International students with foreign university entrance qualification must always submit completed applications for all programmes prior to the established deadline. This applies also to advanced semesters.

DEGREE PROGRAMMES REQUIRING APPLICATION FOR ADVANCED SEMESTERS: GERMAN CITIZENS and international students with a German higher education entrance qualification

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SubjectDegree
SubjectDegree
Biochemistry (100%)Bachelor
Biology (50%)Bachelor
Biosciences (100%)Bachelor
Interprofessional Health Care (100%)Bachelor
Molecular Biotechnology (100%)Bachelor
Psychology (100%)Bachelor
Sport Science (50%)Bachelor
Medicine (study location Heidelberg)State Examination
Medicine (study location Mannheim)State Examination
PharmacyState Examination
LawState Examination
DentistryState Examination

APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR ADVANCED SEMESTERS

GERMAN APPLICANTS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WITH A GERMAN HIGHER EDUCATION ENTRANCE QUALIFICATION

If your chosen degree programme requires an application (see above), the application deadlines provided below apply. 
Required documents submitted subsequent to the application form must be received by Heidelberg University no later than the application deadline: 15 January for the summer semester and 15 July for the winter semester. Performance assessments (e.g. certificates) constitute an exception; they may be submitted up until 15 August for the winter semester and 15 February for the summer semester. The certificate from the First State Examination in Medicine required for the first clinical semester may be submitted up until 25 September.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

The deadlines listed below apply to international applicants (transfer students and lateral entrants).  
Credits may be submitted up until 15 August for the winter semester and 15 February for the summer semester. The certificate from the First State Examination in Medicine required for the first clinical semester may be submitted up until 25 September.

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NationalityDegree programmeWinter semesterSummer semester
NationalityDegree programmeWinter semesterSummer semester
German citizensTransfer/lateral entrant programmes with admission restrictions for advanced semesters (Bachelor’s degree, state examination)

01.06. - 15.07.
For the winter semester 2021/22: 01.06. - 31.07.2021

01.12. - 15.01.
International citizensTransfer/lateral entrant programmes with admission restrictions for advanced semesters (Bachelor’s degree, state examination)

01.06. - 15.07.
For the winter semester 2021/22: 01.06. - 31.07.2021

01.12. - 15.01.
German citizensTransfer/lateral entrant programmes with no admission restrictions for advanced semesters (Bachelor’s degree, Magister Theologiae)Students who meet the formal prerequisites may enrol without prior application during the official enrolment period.Students who meet the formal prerequisites may enrol without prior application during the official enrolment period.
International citizensTransfer/lateral entrant programmes with no admission restrictions for advanced semesters (Bachelor’s degree, Magister Theologiae)

01.06. - 15.07. 

International students with a German higher education entrance qualification who meet the formal prerequisites may enrol without prior application during the official enrolment period.

01.12. - 15.01.

International students with a German higher education entrance qualification who meet the formal prerequisites may enrol without prior application during the official enrolment period.

*PLEASE NOTE:

If the deadline for application falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, the deadline will not be extended to the end of the next working day (§ 31, para. 3, item 2 and para. 5 of the Baden-Württemberg State Administration Act [Landesverwaltungsverfahrensgesetz]).