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    How to Apply for Admission Online

    Online lottery application for admission to the first subject semester of degree programmes/subjects with local admission restrictions (places allocated by the University of Würzburg) as well as admission to the first subject semester of the degree programmes medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy (places allocated via hochschulstart.de)  

    During the respective periods, you will find a link at the bottom of this page that will take you to the application portal.

    Application periods:

    for winter intake:

    • 1 October - 10 October for programmes with local admission restrictions
    • 1 October - 15 October for programmes requiring application via hochschulstart.de

    for summer intake:

    • 1 April - 10 April for programmes with local admission restrictions
    • 1 April - 15 April for programmes requiring application via hochschulstart.de


    If you want to participate in clearing or the admissions lottery, please submit a short application via the University’s online application portal. This will be live during the relevant application periods. Applications not submitted via our online portal will not be considered.

    You may not submit more than one lottery application per degree programme.

    If you would like to apply for admission to the degree programme Akademische Sprachtherapie/Logopädie (Academic Speech and Language Therapy/Logopedics), please note: You must submit a lottery application to the University of Würzburg and must have signed a training contract with the Berufsfachschule für Logopädie Würzburg. Only if you successfully complete the courses offered by both of the abovementioned institutions will you be able to graduate from this programme.

    Link: Berufsfachschule für Logopädie

    Information on higher education entrance qualifications and Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (German language test for university admission, DSH)

    If there are places remaining AND there are no more applications on file after the admission procedure has been completed, the remaining places for the first subject semesters will be allocated by lottery. Admissions lottery will usually start in mid-April or, respectively, mid-October at the earliest. Lottery will not end until all places on the respective programme have been allocated. We are not able to provide information on exact start and end dates or the progress of the lottery.

    If you were allocated a place through the lottery, you will be sent a letter of admission; we will not send out letters of rejection.

    Please do not contact the University to enquire about the progress of the lottery.

    On the following pages, you will be able to submit an ONLINE lottery application for admission to the first subject semester of a restricted admission degree programme (please note that you will not be able to submit a lottery application for Master's programmes).

    For general information on clearing and lottery applications, please click here.

    You complete the following pages and submit your details online to the University of Würzburg. Once we have received your lottery application, you will be sent a confirmation email.

    If and when places are allocated by lottery, only those lottery applications that were submitted via this portal will take part in the admissions lottery. Applications sent in the post will not be considered.

    Since we are receiving thousands of applications, we will not be able to send out letters of rejection.

    Implementation of the Hochschulzulassungsverordnung (Directive on the Admission to Universities, HZV) requires the University of Würzburg to collect the data which is collected in the online application form. Completing the fields marked ‘*’ (‘required’) is mandatory; applicants who do not do so will not be able to participate in the online application procedure. The obligation to provide the respective information arises from Article 42 Subarticle 4 Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz (Bavarian Higher Education Act, BayHSchG). The fields not marked ‘*’ (‘required’) should be completed if the applicant is in a position to provide the information in question.

    The applicant's personal data will be processedn accordance with the provisions laid down in the Bayerisches Datenschutzgesetz (Bavarian Data Protection Act, BayDSG) as amended from time to time.

    If the applicant is admitted to University, the data held will be transferred to the student management system for the purpose of effecting enrolment.

    Irrespective thereof, all of the applicant's data will be deleted from the admissions system after one semester.