How to I apply for a degree programme?

If you would like to apply to study at Furtwangen University you must provide proof of the following:

 

  • university entrance qualifications, usually the final leaving certificate from high school (for more information see below)
  • in some degree programmes a certain level of language proficiency is required
  • in the following degree programmes a pre-study internship must be carried out:
    • Business Administration and engineering - Service Management (SMB)
    • Business Administration and engineering - Marketing & Vertrieb (MVB)
    • Business Administration and engineering - Product Engineering (PEB)
    • Molecular and Technical Medicine (MTZ)

University Entrance Qualifications

The primary requirement for admission to a bachelor's degree programme at Furtwangen University is the general high school leaving certificate (allgemeine Hochschulreife - Abitur), the subject-specific high school leaving certificate (fachgebundene Hochschulreife), the university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife), or a recognized equivalent educational qualification.

The general high school leaving certificate (Abitur) is awarded at:

  • general secondary schools (Gymnasien) and comprehensive schools (Gesamtschulen)
  • careers-oriented (Beruflichen Gymnasien) and subject-specific secondary schools (Fachgymnasien)
  • vocational schools (Berufsoberschulen)
  • full-time colleges (Kollegien als Vollzeitschule)
  • evening schools (Abendgymnasien)
  • Waldorf schools

The subject-specific high school leaving certificate is (Hochschulreife) is awarded at:

  • subject-specific secondary schools (Fachgymnasien)
  • vocational schools (Berufssoberschulen)

The university of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife) is awarded at:

  • secondary schools (Gymnasien), comprehensive schools (Gesamtschulen), Waldorf schoolsafter the 12 class; proof of a practical part is additionally required
  • technical colleges (Fachoberschulen)
  • vocational schools and colleges (Berufskollegs and Berufsfachschulen)
  • evening schools (Abendgymnasien)

Special Requirements for international Applicants

If you do not hold a German passport or have gained your school qualifications outside Germany, please refer to "Information for Internationals".