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Applying for university admission for places with local admission restrictions


The number of prospective students in Germany exceeds the number of available

Study places. Through central coordination in the dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV), Hochschulstart ensures that each applicant receives only one study place and that all available study places are allocated.

Hochschulstart advises you comprehensively on questions regarding the allocation of study places.

  • You have a university entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur)
  • You meet the individual requirements (e.g. Abitur grade)

No documents have to be submitted when starting university. Please contact the participating universities to find out which documents you need to submit there.

For a winter semester, you must apply online by 15 July.

Apply online for a summer semester by 15 January.

In the portal of Hochschulstart you will be informed whether some universities have set different dates here.

The application process takes 3 to 6 months.

Please contact the Stiftung für Hochschulzulassung (SfH).

You may need to submit an application form to the university.

Online procedure possible: yes

Written form required: for some universities, yes

Personal appearance: no

Hochschulstart is carried out by the DoSV on behalf of the universities. If a university participates in the procedure, you must register at Hochschulstart, submit online applications via the portal and put them in a desired order. The applications will be forwarded to the universities, you may have to submit further documents to the universities. The universities rank the applicants. Depending on where you are on the ranking, you will receive an offer of admission that you can accept. If you do not want to accept the offer yet, you can wait and see whether you will receive an offer for your other applications.

Subordinated offers are automatically excluded from the procedure. At the end of the procedure, you will receive

a study place for the best possible offer up to that point.

Foundation for University Admissions

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