Application process for Physiotherapy - explained step by step

  1. Application by 15 July (cut-off date)
    Apply online on the application portal www.hochschulstart.de and by post to Furtwangen University (with application form, university entrance qualification, CV and  certificates if necessary). Application for the winter semester is possible from approximately the middle of April.

    You can see the status of your application in the application portal. You will not receive any further confirmation from the University regarding the receipt of your documents.
     
  2. Prioritization in application portal
    If you want to study Physiotherapy at Furtwangen University, put this study programme under Priority 1.
     
  3. Offer letter
    From approx. the end of July, the University will send offers to all the applicants they have accepted over  www.hochschulstart.de.
     
  4. Acceptance of offer
    When you accept the offer, the application process in the application portal is completed. From this point on you deal directly with the University.
     
  5. Confirmation of acceptance from the University
    After you have accepted the offer, you will receive a confirmation of acceptance by post from the University with the following documents:
  • Bank transfer form for the semester fees
  • Important information regarding enrolment with the Enrolment Application Form
  • Information regarding the Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Form for personal details/ declaration
  • Information regarding medical attest
  • Simplified version of contract with Gesundheitsschulen Südwest GmbH (GSSW)

6.     Transfer of fees

Transfer semester fees in the amount of €130 (current summer semester 2018). Semester fees must be transfered at latest ten days before enrolment, i.e. by 17 August. The transfer information can be found on the bank transfer form and this must be given in full.

7.       Enrolment (matriculation)
          You must enrol at Furtwangen University in the period from 3 to 10 September taking the following documents with you:

  • Confirmation of Acceptance
  • Completed Application for Enrolment
  • Confirmation of Registration from the medical insurance company for the University
  • Copy of your personal identification card
  • Form for personal details/ declaration
  • Medical attest (no more than 3 months old)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (no more than 3 months old)
  • GSSW contract
  • Any missing documents required, as stated in the Confirmation of Acceptance

    This can be done either personally at the Student Administration/Examinations Office of Furtwangen University, by another person with a written letter of consent, or by sent by post.

Please note: Acceptance of the Confirmation, transfer of fees and enrolment must all be carried out by the given deadlines, otherwise the right to a study place is forfeit.

Information for international applicants

If you did not gain your university entrance qualifications in Germany (e.g. Abitur), click here for information on the steps you have to take: Information for international applicants.

Please note that Physiotherapy is a German-taught programme.

Link to the Application Portal