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International prospective students

Application possibilities for the summer semester 2021

Are you interested in applying to Osnabrück University?

Osnabrück University offers you both the most recent study programs and various degrees: 

study programs (in German)

Courses in English


Please note that the application procedure depends on the different groups of applicants:

With a German secondary school diploma

Applicants who have earned a secondary school diploma from a German school either in Germany or abroad must meet the same admissions requirements as German students. They are considered international students with German diplomas ("Bildungsinländer").

With foreign certificates

International students with foreign certificates applying to study in Osnabrück must meet certain conditions related to their subject and linguistic competence. Their educational background and country of origin also affect the admissions procedure. Please contact the Admissions Office (Studierendensekretariat) for more information.

Exchange programs

Students from partner universities who are part of an exchange program and do not intend to graduate from the University of Osnabrück are admitted under simplified conditions. Please contact the International Office for more information.

General information about studying in Germany