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Degree Programs

You are an international student interested in a degree program at the University of Bonn? On this website you will find information on the study program, the application procedure and admission requirements. 

Degree Programs and Courses

Application Procedure

You will find information on application, admission and enrollment at the University of Bonn on the website "Application and Admission". There, you will also find an application guide that leads you to the correct application procedure.


Undergraduate Degree Programs (Bachelor, state exam, teaching degree) 

If you want to apply for an undergraduate degree program, you will have to contact the registrar's office. There, you will find contact persons responsible for applicants with a foreign higher education entrance qualification

Master's degree programs

Students interested in master's degree programs can find information regarding the application and admission procedure at their desired academic department/institute (Faculties). The academic department/Master program manager is responsible for the application/admission process. 

PhD. Studies/Programs

Are you interested in doing your doctoral studies or joining a structured PhD. program at the University of Bonn? If so, you can find detailed information here: Argelander Program for Early-Career Researchers, or for support for PhD students see "Pro-Motion".

Admission Requirements

Validation of Non-German Certificates and Degrees
In order to be admitted to study at the University of Bonn, you will need a university entrance qualification ("Hochschulzugangsberechtigung"). If you are uncertain whether your home degree or school-leaving certificate will be accepted for admission to the Univeristy of Bonn, you can find further information regarding non-German degrees and certificates in the database "anabin". This website is an information portal (in German), used for the recognition of foreign degree certificates. 
Please note that all certificates you submit to the University of Bonn for your application need to be in German, English or French. Certificates in other languages must be translated by a certified translator. All certificates must be officially certified by an embassy (either the German embassy in your home country, or by the consulate of your home country in Germany). 
German Language Proficiency

In order to be able to study at the University of Bonn, applicants with a foreign higher education entrance qualification must prove that they have reached the required German language proficiency level. This can be done by taking the TestDaF, with a minimum result of TDN 4 in all four parts of the examination, which fulfills the language requirements. Alternatively you may attend the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang(DSH) at the University of Bonn.

For further information on German language proficiency please visit the website of the registrar's office.

Visa & Entry Regulation

The list of countries that require an entry permit to enter Germany can be found on the website of the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt).

Further information about studying

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