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Materials Chemistry and Catalysis, Master of Science (M.Sc.)

When can I submit my online application?

Application period for non EU citizens

  • Winter Semester:     1 March to 15 June
  • Summer Semester:  1 September to 15 January
Which documents do I need to submit during my online application?
  • Vorprüfungsdokumentation (VPD) uni-assist for an application for Universität Bayreuth
    Preliminary review documentation
    Deadline for submitting the VPD in the online application in CAMPUSonline:
    for the Winter Semester no later than: 15 June
    for the Summer Semester no later than: 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
    you can download and fill out this template
  • Language certificate ENGLISH level B2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages)
    find out more
  • Language certificate GERMAN level A1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages)
    can be obtained during the first year of the programme
    find out more
  • 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 135 ECTS points
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Written presentation of course-specific competences
    a cover letter (in English or German) with a written statement of reasons for the choice of the respective Master's degree programme of a maximum of 2 pages, explaining the competences on the basis of which the applicant considers himself/herself particularly suitable for the desired degree programme.

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:

  • Degree certificate BACHELOR
    original language + certified translation in German or English
Documents regarding the academic entry requiementsHide

If applicable, you can submit these additional documents:

  • Evidence of special qualifications or additional professional qualifications
    e.g. vocational training, internships, stays abroad, language skills
  • List of modules for which no evidence of performance exists yet
    only required if your studies have not yet been completed
  • Request for disadvantage compensation
  • 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
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
    original language + certified translation in German or English
  • Degree certificate MASTER
    original language + certified translation in German or English
Have you attended a Studienkolleg in Germany?Hide

Then please submit the Studienkolleg certificate (Feststellungsprüfung). We do not accept any interim reports provided by the Studienkolleg.

  • Studienkolleg certificate
Additional country-specific documentsHide

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

Glossary for application and enrolment documents
On this page you will find information about the documents you need to apply to the University of Bayreuth. We will show you what is behind the individual designations, where you can get the documents from, and in what form you need to submit them.

Do you have questions or need assistance?
A list of contact persons for international applicants can be found here.

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