Dates and Deadlines
NC courses Bachelor / Master:
01.05. - 31.07. (Winter)
01.11. - 15.01. (Summer)
Admission-free courses Bachelor / Master:
01.05. - 15.09. (Winter)
01.11. - 15.03. (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)" program 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)" program must first use the UDE's application portal.
Bewerbung für ein höheres Fachsemester
You can find information on the crediting of previous academic achievements as well as the application process here: Student Administration Office.
ISE-Bewerbung für ein höheres Fachsemester
Please apply regularly for admission and wait for the result.
If you fulfill all of the requirements for direct admission to the study course of your choice, you will receive the official admission letter for the first/basic semester and you can then apply for the recognition of your previous studies afterwards. Your application for the credit transfer 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 on
Please only submit the German version of the application form to the Examination Office and add all required documents including your admission letter by the deadline on July, 15th for the coming winter semester and January, 15th for the coming summer semester.
Please send your documents for credit transfer to:
|Prüfungswesen Campus Duisburg
||Prüfungswesen Campus Duisburg
The Examination office will proceed with your application for credit transfer after they have received all of the required documents in full and on 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 still enroll for the first/basic semester of the study course if you are waiting for the result. We can change and update your enrollment status to a higher semester if the recognition of your previous studies is subsequently approved.