This site provides information and application forms for international applicants WITHOUT a German citizenship and WITHOUT a German university degree/ German school-leaving qualification. International applicants WITH a German university degree/ German school-leaving qualification have to apply online.
Due to the world-wide Covid-19 epidemic, the following application rules and regulations are valid for the Winter Semester 2020/21.
Application Deadline: Please submit your application form for admission to the International Students Office no later than July 15, 2020. All additional, supporting documents must be submitted by August 20, 2020. Please note: This special, extended deadline does not apply to the preparatory-college programme (Studienkolleg) or for the subjects of Medicine, Dentistry, or Pharmacy.
Supporting Application Documents: Notarized copies and notarized translations do not have to be submitted at the time of application. They can be submitted at the time of enrollment at the University. Only one copy of each document, as well as the respective, official translations must be submitted by the application deadline. Please note: This does not apply to the preparatory-college programme (Studienkolleg).
German Language Skills: If you cannot submit proof of the German language skills necessary for your desired subject at the time of the application, you can submit it when you are enrolled at the University. The DSH Exam can be taken at the University of Würzburg. You can find information about the DSH Exam on the Language Centre website. Please note: This special, extended deadline does not apply to the preparatory-college programme (Studienkolleg) or for the subjects of Medicine, Dentistry, or Pharmacy.
Applicants from China and Vietnam: If you have not yet completed the testing process with the Academic Testing Agency (APS), you can also apply for a temporary document at your APS, which we will accept with your application.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the person in charge (see at the bottom of this page).
For the Summer Semester: January 15
For the Winter Semester: July 15
- Even if you got an admisson for a previous semester, you have to apply again and hand in all required application documents again.
- Not all courses can be started in the winter semester and the summer semester. To find out when it is possible to start your preferred degree programme, please consult the list of all degree programmes.
- For some degree programmes in English the application deadlines differ from the ones mentioned above. Please refer to the list of all Master's programmes in English for divergent application deadlines.
1. Choose a field of study
The application procedure can vary depending on the applicant’s country of origin and choice of study field.
* ! Attention: The application deadline for the student dormitories is always June 15th for the Winter Semester and January 15th for the Summer Semester!