Applying for a Bachelor's program
How do I apply for a study place?
Application for the first semester of a study program at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HKA) is done online only. The application procedure for non-selective bachelor’s programs differs from that for degree programs with restriction on admission. Please use the links below for information on both procedures and for the list of degree programs for which you can currently apply. In addition, you can directly access the applicant portal if you do not need the instructions.
Admission-restricted degree programs, 1st semester
The application deadline for the summer semester 2023 was January 15, 2023. Application will be possible again for the winter semester 2023/24 entry. You can apply for the following degree programs with restriction on admission starting by the end of April 2023:
The application deadline for the summer semester 2023 is March 27, 2023.
These applications are made directly on the HKA applicant portal (no registration via Hochschulstart necessary). The application to a higher semester must be printed out and sent to the University by post, together with the documents which are required for the application process, by the application deadline.
Postal adress of HKA
HKA visitors' address
Building R, ground floor
Second degree studies
Application for a second degree program follows the above application steps for the first semester in a non-selective or admission-restricted degree program. In addition, we require the Bachelor's degree certificate from your first degree program and a letter of motivation explaining why you are interested in the second program. Information on second degree studies and the second degree tuition fee can be found on the pages on financing.