Application process for Free Movers

Your application step by step:


1. Online application

for winter semester: starting mid-May / end of May
for summer semester: starting mid-November / end of November

Please complete the Registar's Office's (Studentenkanzlei) online application form.

Please note:

  • The online application form is not completed until your applicant number is generated.
  • After completing the form, your data will be saved at the applicant database. However, your application will not be completed until submitting the written application (see 2.).
  • After completing the form, a PDF will be generated, the so-called "Request for admission" ("Antrag auf Zulassung"), which you will need for the written application (see 2.).

2. Written application

The following documents must be submitted per post:

  • completed "Request for admission" (= hard copy of the online application PDF)
  • accepted German certificate (Please find here a list of accepted certificates. The list is available in German only.)
  • diploma of secondary school
  • if available: university certificates or transcripts of records

Please note:

  • The documents must be submitted in German, English or French.
  • Only authorized translations by sworn translaters are admitted.
  • From applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam an APS certification is required.

To whom?
Please send your application documents per post to:

Universität Augsburg
86135 Augsburg


for winter semester: July 15th
for summer semester: January

Please note:

  • For majors with numerus clausus, these dates are a limitation period!
  • Applications for majors without numerus clausus can be submitted until end of September resp. March, if German knowledge is proofed by one of the accepted certificates already.


3. Further questions?

Your contact persons for questions regarding the application process: