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Culture and Society, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The application process comprises two steps:

  • Application via uni-assist for special procedure VPD - preliminary documentation review
  • Application via CAMPUSonline for the University of Bayreuth


Obtaining a VPD from uni-assist

Application via:

Application documents submitted by:

  • Upload (Winter Semester 20/21: submission of documents by post not required!)

Application period:

  • Possible all year round, our recommendation:
    Winter Semester: submit to uni-assist by 15 May
    Summer Semester: submit to uni-assist by 15 November

Documents for the application at uni-assist:

  • Secondary school leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades in the original language
  • Secondary school leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades in sworn translation (in German or English)
  • CV (covering all months of one’s educational and vocational background from primary school onwards)

You may need to submit additional documents:

Have you already studied?Hide

Proof of your previous academic performance (Transcript of Records) and, if already available, your degree certificate; both in the original language and as a German or English translation.

Have you attended a Studienkolleg in Germany?Hide

If so, please also submit the certificate for the assessment test . Please note that intermediate reports from the Studienkolleg unfortunately cannot be considered.

Other additional country-specific documentsHide

Australia

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Chile

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

China

  • APS Certificate
  • If applicable, APS recertification
  • TestAS Certificate (mandatory if APS is only valid together with TestAS)

Fiji

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Hongkong

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Iran

  • Proof of Pre-University Course
  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Japan

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Kazakhstan

  • School progress sheet

Macedonia

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Mongolia

  • APS Certificate
  • If applicable, APS recertification
  • TestAS Certificate (mandatory if APS is only valid together with TestAS)

South Korea

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Spain

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination (EAU, PAU)

Tanzania

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Turkey

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination (code card)

USA

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination (AP Exams)

Vietnam

  • APS Certificate
  • If applicable, APS recertification
  • TestAS Certificate (mandatory if APS is only valid together with TestAS)


Application via CAMPUSonline

Application period for Winter Semester 2020/21: As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the application deadline for these degree programmes has been extended to 20 August 2020.
More information on changes due to the pandemic and some frequently asked questions are available here.

Application via

Application period

  • Winter Semester: 15 April – 15 July
  • Summer Semester: 15 October - 15 January

Application documents submitted by UPLOAD:

  • Preliminary documentation review uni-assist for University of Bayreuth (further information)
  • Secondary school leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades in the original language
  • Secondary school leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades in sworn translation (in German or English)
  • Proof of German language proficiency at level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), to be submitted by 15 July / 15 January
  • CV (covering all months of one’s educational and vocational background from primary school onwards)

You may need to submit additional documents:

Have you already studied?Hide

If so, please submit proof of your previous academic performance (Transcript of Records) and, if already available, your degree certificate; both in the original language and as a German or English translation.

Have you attended a Studienkolleg in Germany?Hide

If so, please also submit the certificate for the assessment test. Please note that intermediate reports from the Studienkolleg unfortunately cannot be considered.

Other additional country-specific documentsHide

Australia

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Chile

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

China

  • APS Certificate
  • If applicable, APS recertification
  • TestAS Certificate (mandatory if APS is only valid together with TestAS)

Fiji

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Hongkong

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Iran

  • Proof of Pre-University Course
  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Japan

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Kazakhstan

  • School progress sheet

Macedonia

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Mongolia

  • APS Certificate
  • If applicable, APS recertification
  • TestAS Certificate (mandatory if APS is only valid together with TestAS)

South Korea

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Spain

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination (EAU, PAU)

Tanzania

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination

Turkey

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination (code card)

USA

  • Proof of higher education entrance examination (AP Exams)

Vietnam

  • APS Certificate
  • If applicable, APS recertification
  • TestAS Certificate (mandatory if APS is only valid together with TestAS)



Information regarding the form of submission for application documents

Please submit your documents only as instructed on this site. Documents submitted in the wrong form (e.g. by post if upload is required) cannot be taken into consideration.

Do you have questions or require assistance?

An overview of contact persons for international applicants can be found here.


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