Dates and deadlines
NC courses bachelor's / master's:
1 May - 15 July (winter)
1 November - 15 January (summer)
Courses without admission restrictions bachelor's / master's:
1 May - 15 September (winter)
1 November - 15 March (summer)
There are two ways to apply for a course offered at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Depending on the degree, you will submit your online application either directly to the University or through the uni-assist portal.
Use the following buttons to find out which method is suitable for your application:
Applicants who would like to apply for a German-language bachelor's degree (including medicine) and applicants for a bachelor's degree as part of the International Studies in Engineering (ISE) programme must first use the Uni-Assist application portal.
Applicants who would like to apply for a German-language master’s course and those who would like to apply for a master’s course as part of the International Studies in Engineering (ISE) programme must first use UDE's application portal.
Application for a higher semester
If you would like to enrol at our university for a higher semester, this is possible provided that you have already earned credits that can be recognised for the desired course of study. In addition, you should be able to prove that you already have the language skills requiered for specific the course.
You can find information on the recognition of previously earned credits as well as the application process here: Registrar's Office.
Application for a higher semester in ISE
Initially, please apply for admission via the regular process and wait for the result.
If you fulfil all requirements for direct admission to the study course of your choice, you will receive the official admission letter for the first semester and can apply for the recognition of your previous studies afterwards. Your application for the recognition of credits can only be processed after you have received your admission letter.
Please find further information and a link to the application form for recognition of previous studies at https://www.uni-due.de/scies/recognition_of_former_studies.shtml .
Please only submit the German version of the application form to the Examinations Office and add all required documents including your admission letter by the deadline on 15 July for the next winter semester and 15 January for the coming summer semester.
Please send the documents for the recognition of credits to:
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The Examinations Office will process your application for the recognition of credits after they have received all of the required documents in due time. In cooperation with the faculty, this process might take several weeks. You will be informed of the result as soon as a decision is made.
Please note that you can enrol for the first semester of the study course while you are waiting for the result. We can change your enrolment status to a higher semester if the recognition of your previous studies is subsequently approved.