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Applying for a Master's program

Application Prerequisites

Application deadlines

The application portal has been open since April 25, 2022 for the winter semester 2022/23.

The following application deadlines (cut-off dates) apply:

June 15, 2022: for the Tricontinental Master in Global Studies

July 15, 2022: for the first semester of all Master's degree programs beginning in the winter semester.

October 20, 2022: for the professional part-time Master's programs and for all applications to a higher advanced semester

The application portal is scheduled to open on the first week of November for summer semester 2023 entry.



studieninfospam prevention@h-ka.de

Office hours:
Mon.–Thur. 08:00–15:30
Fri. 08:00–14:20

Building R, ground floor
Moltkestraße 30
76133 Karlsruhe

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Admission requirements

You need to submit a suitable Bachelor's degree as proof of entrance qualification for the Master's program.

Information for foreign applicants

Applicants from non-EU-countries and from EU countries

Proof of German language proficiency

Foreign applicants usually opt for one of the following exams to prove sufficient German language proficiency:

  • TestDaF (with an average of at least TDN 4 over all four parts of the exam)
  • German language test for the admission to universities - DSH (DSH2 or DSH3)
  • Telc C1 University
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (Goethe-Institut)
  • Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (Goethe-Institut)

Other certificates by Goethe-Institut are not accepted.

The legal basis is § 60 LHG in conjunction with the Framework Regulation on German Language Examinations for Studies at German Universities and the Administrative Regulation of the Ministry of Science on the Equivalence of Foreign Educational Certificates.

Proof of English language proficiency

For admission to the English-language Master's programs Sensor Systems Technology, Tricontinental Master in Global Studies, and Geomatics, you need proof of English language proficiency (e.g. by passing a TOEFL test).

For admission to the Master's programs in Business Administration and Engineering, International Management, and Technology-Entrepreneurship, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (e.g. by passing a TOEFL test) in addition to the German-language certificate.

Regulations for applicants from China, India, and Vietnam:

As an applicant from China, India, or Vietnam you must also submit the certificate (APS) of the Academic Review Board at the German Embassy (Embassy Beijing, Embassy New Delhi, Embassy Hanoi) on academic achievements.

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