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Thank you for your interest in studying at Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences. Here you can find all the neccessary information regarding the application process as a degree seeking student.

Congratulations on your decision to apply for a degree programme at Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences! Our programmes are open to all students, regardless of nationality, who meet the individual requirements for each programme – please visit each programme page for more details.

Information for exchange students can be found on these pages.

Application process - step by step

  • Application period

    Degree programme Application deadline summer semester
    All full-time Bachelor's degree programmes - higher semesters only* 15 November to 15 January
    Degree programmes for working professionals - higher semesters only
    (Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Industrial Engineering)
    15 November to 28 February
    Master’s degree programmes of the Faculty of Engineering 15 November to 15 January
    Master’s degree programmes of the Faculty of Business and Law 15 November to 15 February
    *Exception: it is not possible to apply for the higher semester for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (dual), Mechatronics (dual) and Midwifery


  • Requirements for admission

    Read through the information provided on your programme to make sure you are eligible to apply (for instance, to be eligible for a master’s programme, you must have completed a bachelor’s degree). Contact the indicated contact person for each programme with any queries or concerns.

  • Recognition and documents

    Applicants for bachelor's and master's programmes who did not obtain their previous educational records (certificates, diplomas) in the Federal Republic of Germany have to have their school certificates acknowledged by uni-assist. The document you receive from uni-assist (VPD - Vorprüfungsdokumentation = preliminary review documentation) can then be used to apply to us directly.

    Please check the website uni-assist for further information about the application form and the required documents.

    Please note that uni assist charges an administration fee for their services.

    Applicants for degree programmes from China, Vietnam and India can only be admitted with a certificate from the Academic Evaluation Centre of the German Embassy (APS). For a bachelor programme without admission restrictions you can apply directly at our university with this certificate. For a bachelor programme with restricted admission, a proven average grade is required.

  • Language requirements (German taught degree programmes)

    German taught degree programmes (bachelor and master):

    Because the primary language of instruction is German, you must be able to prove your proficiency B2 (CEFR) in German through a result from one of the following tests:

    • TestDAF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache, "Test of German as a Foreign Language") with at least TDN 3 in all four parts of the exam
    • DSH (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang, "German Language Test for University Matriculation") level 1
    • Goethe Zertifikat B2
    • telc German B2 exam
    • DSD II (Deutsches Sprachdiplom, Stufe II), a test of German at the secondary level for students at German language schools abroad

    Please submit the language certificates with the application. If you do not yet have the language certificate at the time of application, you will need to present the certificate upon enrolment at the latest.

    Only the degree programmes Midwifery (Bachelor), Business Administration and Law (Master) and Real Estate Management (Master) require German language certificate level C1 CEFR. For further details please check the German Website.

  • Language requirements (English taught degree programmes)

    For English taught programmes, B2 English language skills are required in addition to proof of German level A1.

    German level A1 can be proven by

    • Goethe-Zertifikat Level A1
    • telc certificate level A1

    English B2 level can be proven by

    • IELTS 6.5
    • TOEFL iBT at least 90 points
    • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) or B2 First, min. Grade C
    • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or C1 Advanced, min. level B2
    • DAAD-Test, min. level B2
    • Proof of successful completion of an English-language course of study or of English as the mother tongue

    If you apply with a language certificate that is not listed here, your language certificate must first be checked after your application.


  • More details

    You can find more detailed information below in the category "Downloads".

    For further information about the application process you can also check our site in German.

Video application guide

Further information for download