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Coordination of local admission procedures and registration procedures in open-admission degree programmes through sfH support

If you are interested in a study place in a degree programme with restricted admission, you must register at Hochschulstart and take part in the dialogue-oriented service procedure.

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  • Forms

    You may need to submit an application form to the university.

    Online procedure possible: yes

    Written form required: at some universities yes

    Personal appearance: no

  • Detailed description

    The number of prospective students in Germany exceeds the number of available study places. Through central coordination in the dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV), Hochschulstart ensures that each applicant receives only one study place and that all available study places are allocated.

    Hochschulstart advises you comprehensively on questions regarding the allocation of study places.

  • Requirements
    • You have a university entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur)
    • You meet the individual requirements (for example, Abitur grade)
  • Documents

    No documents have to be submitted at the start of the university. Please contact the participating universities to find out which documents you have to submit there.

  • Fees


  • Process

    Hochschulstart carries out the DoSV on behalf of the universities. If a university participates in the procedure, you must register at Hochschulstart, submit online applications via the portal and put them in a desired order. The applications will be forwarded to the universities, you may have to submit further documents to the universities. The universities rank the applicants on ranking lists. Depending on which place you are on the leaderboard, you will receive an offer of admission that you can accept. If you do not yet want to accept the offer, you can wait and see if you will also receive an offer for your other applications.

    Subordinated tenders are automatically excluded from the procedure. At the end of the procedure, you will receive

    for the best possible offer until then, a study place.

  • Duration

    The application process takes 3 to 6 months.

  • Deadline

    For a winter semester, you must apply online by 15 July.

    Apply online for a summer semester by 15 January.

    In the portal of Hochschulstart you will be informed whether some universities have set other dates here.

  • Responsible authority

    Foundation for University Admission

    Start of university

  • Legal basis
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  • Approved

    Foundation for University Admission

  • Approved date