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Change of university or study programme

Application for transfer students / advanced specialist semester / higher semester

Transfers are either students who are or have been enrolled in the same or a similar study programme at another university or students who hold transferable credits or periods of study from another study programme. Subject to availability, both can be placed into advanced semesters.

Transfers can apply for admission to an advanced semester either for the summer semester or the winter semester.

Admission quotas for places in advanced semesters are calculated each semester. If places are available, please apply via our application platform ARTIST

Online application deadlines

1 December 2019 – 15 January 2020 for the summer semester 2020
1 May 2020 – 31 May 2020 for the winter semester 2020/2021
1 December 2020– 15 January 2021 for the summer semester 2021

Online applications via ARTIST only

Admission depends on the assessment’s result of the artistic works submitted (department Art and Design) / a practical performance examination in your Major subject(s) possibly in music education and performance (department Music) and the personal discussion with the examination board. Moreover, to be admitted, your previous study periods and academic records must qualify for recognition.
The invitation to the personal discussion with the examination board will be sent to you via e-mail.

Information for international applicants:

Please note that for enrolment, proof of German language proficiency is obligatory. International applicants must provide proof that they have good knowledge of written and spoken German.