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When can I submit my online application?

Application period for non EU citizens

  • Winter Semester:     15 January to 15 July
  • Summer Semester:  start of studies not possible
Which documents do I need to submit during my online application?
  • Vorprüfungsdokumentation (VPD) uni-assist for an application for Universität Bayreuth
    Preliminary review documentation
    Deadlines for submitting the VPD in the online application in CAMPUSonline:
    Winter Semester: 15 July / Summer Semester: 15 January
    Please request your VPD via the uni-assist web portal as early as possible - but at the latest 6-8 weeks before the respective application deadline at the University of Bayreuth.
    find out more
  • Curriculum Vitae
    Please download and fill out this template
  • Language certificate ENGLISCH level B2
    can be obtained during the first year of the programme - e.g. min IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 72
    find out more
  • Language certificate GERMAN level A1
    can be obtained during the first year of the programme
    find out more
  • List of modules for which no evidence of performance exists yet
    only required if your studies have not yet been completed
  • Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades (e.g. Abitur, High School Diploma, A-Levels, or equivalent)
    original language + certified translation in German or English*
  • Transcript of records BACHELOR (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades - at least 150 ECTS points with a final grade corresponding to "good" or better on the German grading system (an aptitude assessment process will be required if your average grade is lower)
    original language + certified translation in German or English*
  • Written presentation of course-specific competences
    motivation letter up to two pages - download a template here
  • Informal declaration on the independent preparation of written presentation of
    course-specific competences

    this can be found for upload within the platform CAMPUSonline

*Certified translation in German or English: only required if the document was not issued in German or English

All set? VPD requested?

Then you are ready to start the online application in our application portal CAMPUSonline.   

In our step-by-step guide for the online application in CAMPUSonline you will find helpful information on the topics:

  • Creating a basic account
  • Submitting an online application in CAMPUSonline
  • Checking the online application status
  • Subsequent submission of documents
  • Checking your admission result

You do not need to submit any paper documents by post for the application.

We may require additional documents depending on your educational background and your country of origin:

Do you already hold a bachelor's degree?Hide

Then please submit your degree certificate in original language + certified translation in German or English (only required if the document was not issued in German or English):

  • Degree certificate BACHELOR
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 in original language + certified translation in German or English (only required if the document was not issued in German or English):

  • Transcript of Records MASTER (or other degree) including subjects and grades
  • 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)
  • If applicable: Degree certificate MASTER
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
  • 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 for the application via CAMPUSonline 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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