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Food Quality & Safety, Master of Science (M.Sc)


Non-EU citizens


  • Winter Semester:    1 March to 15 June


CAMPUSonline - a brief application guide is available here



  • Preliminary review documentation uni-assist for University of Bayreuth

For this master’s programme international applicants from outside the EU who have obtained their degree abroad must apply via uni-assist and undergo a fee-based special procedure: preliminary review documentation (Vorprüfungsdokumentation (VPD)).

Please keep in mind that due to uni-assist’s processing time it may take 6-8 weeks for your preliminary documentation review to be issued. You should therefore apply for your VPD as early as possible.

Detailed information on applying for a VPD (including a link to the portal, required documents and FAQs) can be found here.
  • Curriculum vitae
    you can download and fill out this template
  • Language certificate ENGLISH level C1
    find out more
  • Language certificate GERMAN level A1
    can be obtained during the first year of the programme - find out more
  • Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Transcript of records BACHELOR (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades - at least 135 ECTS points with a final grade corresponding to "2,5" or better on the German grading system
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Written presentation of course-specific competences
    a written justification of a maximum of 2 A4 pages for the choice of the master’s programme, in which the applicant explains the specific talents based on which he or she considers himself or herself particularly suitable for the desired programme
  • Informal declaration on the independent preparation of written presentation of
    course-specific competences

    is provided as a template in CAMPUSonline

You may need to submit additional documents:

Do you already hold a bachelor's degree?Hide

Then please submitt your degree certificate:


  • Degree certificate BACHELOR
    original language + certified translation in German or English
Have you already studied a master's programme?Hide

Then please submit your master's transcript, the relevant grading scale and (if applicable) your master's certificate:


  • Transcript of Records MASTER (or other degree) including subjects and grades
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Grading Scale MASTER or other degree with maximum grade and minimum final grade required to be awarded the degree – not for passing individual courses (must be issued by your university)
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • If applicable: Degree certificate MASTER
    original language + certified translation in German or English
Documents regarding the academic entry requirementsHide

If applicable you can submit these additional documents:


  • Admission from the University of Bayreuth for this course of study from a previous semester (and possibly a letter of requirements)
    only to be uploaded by applicants who already got an admission letter from the UBT for the respective master's programme in a previous semester, but did not manage to start their studies
  • Evidence of special qualifications or additional professional qualifications
  • List of modules for which no evidence of performance exists yet
  • Request for disadvantage compensation
Have you attended a Studienkolleg in Germany?Hide

Then please submit the Studienkolleg certificate (Feststellungsprüfung). We do not consider any interim reports of the Studienkolleg.


  • Studienkolleg certificate
Additional country-specific documentsHide

Depending on the country of your previous educational background, you may need to submit additional documents.

Information regarding the form of submission for application documents

Please submit your documents only as instructed on this site by UPLOAD. Documents submitted unsolicited by post cannot be taken into consideration. Documents will not be returned. 

Do you have questions or need assistance?

A list of contact persons for international applicants can be found here.

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