Key Dates & DeadlinesAPPLICATION DEADLINES for the 1st semester of undergraduate degree programmes

Application deadlines Heidelberg University

The deadlines listed here are the deadlines valid for Heidelberg University. The deadlines stated in the admission regulations may differ because the changes in the regulations have not yet been implemented.



SubjectWinter SemesterSummer Semester
SubjectWinter SemesterSummer Semester
undergraduate degree programs without admission restriction and without entrance examination
01.06. – 30.09.
01.12. - 31.03.
undergraduate degree programs with admission restriction (university internal selection procedure, DOSV) or with entrance examination
01.06. - 15.07.
01.12. - 15.01.

Separate deadlines nationwide admission-restricted degree programs

Separate deadlines apply to the subjects of medicine, pharmacy and dentistry, for which admission is restricted nationwide.


NationalityWinter SemesterSummer Semester
NationalityWinter SemesterSummer Semester
German citizens, EU/EEA citizens as well as international applicants with a german university entrance qualification
Application period Hochschulstart: 

New high school graduates: until 15.07.

Former high school graduates: bis 31.05.
Not offered in the summer semester
Applicants without EU/EEA citizenship with foreign university entrance qualification
Application period Heidelberg University: 01.06. - 15.07.
Not offered in the summer semester


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]).