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Step 4 – How do I apply?

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:

Bachelor Application

Online Application via uni-ASSIST

Applicants who would like to apply for a German taught Bachelor course must first use the application portal of the University of Duisburg-Essen to register. This is free of charge for you.

In order to successfully complete your registration, activate your user account so that you can use your applicant ID and password to log in for later sessions. The activation link will be sent, at the time of registration, as e-mail to the e-mail address provided.

After the registration has been successfully completed you can apply for your chosen study course via the online portal of uni-assist. Please submit your application number of the University of Duisburg Essen in your online application for admission to uni-assist.

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Master Application

Online Application via UDE

When you have applied for a Master course, please print out the application form, sign it and send it along with the following documents as simple copies (certified copies are not required) to the relevant campus:

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  • highest school-leaving certificate
  • graded report if your school-leaving certificate does not show your grades
  • summary of subjects and grades from your degree if you have studied before
  • degree certificate showing your academic title if you have already graduated from a degree programme
  • APS certificate for applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam
  • certificate from your assessment test if you have completed a Studienkolleg preparatory course
  • evidence of your language skills
    The supporting documents must indicate the level achieved in the language.
  • If you are changing from another higher education institution in Germany: certificate of good standing from your previous institution in Germany
  • Copies of the certified translation of all documents in German or English. Only certified translation from an official translation office are accepted.

Please do NOT send original documents. The only exceptions are the APS certificates from applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam. In this case we need the originals of these documents. Please note that we don't return application documents.

We can only assess school and academic certificates. We therefore kindly ask you not to send us any other documents or certificates. You do not need to send a photo with your application.

ISE Application

Online Application via UDE

If you would like to apply for the International Studies in Engineering (ISE), please use the free online application via UDE.

When you have applied for an ISE course, please print out the application form, sign it and send it along with the following documents as simple copies (certified copies are not required) to the relevant campus:

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  • highest school-leaving certificate
  • graded report if your school-leaving certificate does not show your grades
  • summary of subjects and grades from your degree if you have studied before
  • degree certificate showing your academic title if you have already graduated from a degree programme
  • APS certificate for applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam
  • certificate from your assessment test if you have completed a Studienkolleg preparatory course
  • evidence of your language skills
    The supporting documents must indicate the level achieved in the language.
  • If you are changing from another higher education institution in Germany: certificate of good standing from your previous institution in Germany
  • Copies of the certified translation of all documents in German or English. Only certified translation from an official translation office are accepted.

Please do NOT send original documents. The only exceptions are the APS certificates from applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam. In this case we need the originals of these documents. Please note that we don't return application documents.

We can only assess school and academic certificates. We therefore kindly ask you not to send us any other documents or certificates. You do not need to send a photo with your application.

What happens next with application for ISE?

Once you have sent your online application for an ISE course, you will receive an applicant number, which you should always quote if you have any enquiries. Around one to two weeks after we have received your application by post we will send you a confirmation of receipt. It generally takes several weeks to process your application in cooperation with the faculties. We kindly ask you not to contact us during this time to ask about the status of your application. We will let you know by email or post if any further documents are required. You will likewise be notified by email and by post of the outcome of your application.

Application for a higher semester ONLY for International Studies in Engineering

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

https://www.uni-due.de/scies/recognition_of_former_studies.shtml  

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:

ISE-BACHELOR ISE-MASTER
Universität Duisburg-Essen Universität Duisburg-Essen
Prüfungswesen Campus Duisburg Prüfungswesen Campus Duisburg
Nicole Böttcher Simone Horn
Geibelstraße 41 Geibelstraße 41
47057 Duisburg 47057 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.