Higher Semester Dentistry


Applications for this study programme are paperless. Please upload the required application documents with your personal upload assistant. You will receive a link once you have completed the online application.

We will no longer accept paper documents.

Latest update

There is a late submission deadline for Dentistry only for semester 5 - Z1 - new ZApprO

The following changes apply with immediate effect regarding an application for the allocation procedure for higher semesters in Dentistry

  • Applications can be submitted
    ONLINE incl. all required documents (Upload-Assistent)
    by 15. March (for the summer semester) and
    by 15. September (für das Wintersemester).
  • There is NO longer a late submission deadline for Dentistry.
    Exception: 5th semester - the Z1 (preliminary dentistry examination) or the certificate of credit for the Z1 may be submitted by the 30 September if applying for the winter semester.

Application period

winter semester:   
01 June - 15 September
(winter semester 2023/2024: 3/5/6/7/8/9/10)
summer semester: 
01 December - 15 March
(summer semester 2024: 2/4/6/7/8/9/10)

This is how to apply:

1. Step: Online application
Apply online and print out the request for admission as well as the data view.

2. Step:  You submit your documents
Upload the required application documents using the upload assistant. You will receive a link to your personal upload assistant once you have completed your online application.

All documents must be uploaded using the upload assistant by the last day of application period.


Höhere Fachsemester Medizin/Zahnmedizin

Di: 10:00 - 11:30 Uhr
      14:00 - 15:30 Uhr
Do: 09:00 - 11:30 Uhr
(gerade Kalenderwoche)

Telefonisch erreichbar
Mo, Di, Do, Fr
09:00 - 13:00 Uhr
09:00 - 12:00 Uhr

Abteilung Zulassung Dez II-1
Helmholtzstr. 22
89069 Ulm
Room: HeHo 22 E.65
Phone: +497315024444

Futher Information

After completing the online application, the following documents must be uploaded to your personal upload assistant within the application period: (you will get access to the Upload Assistant at the end of your online application)

  • data protocol (record of the online application)
  • Applicants with a German education certificate: copy of the higher education entrance qualification;
  • Applicants with a foreign education certificate: copy of the secondary school leaving certificate in the original language and the official translation into German or English; proof of sufficient German language skills. Germans with a foreign educational certificate also need a certificate of recognition from the competent office for the recognition of education certificates ("Zeugnisanerkennungsstelle")
  • Letter/Notice of admission by hochschulstart or the University;
  • Current enrolment certificate indicating the study programme and the semester in the programme;
  • Proof of study achievements/overview of grades;
  • If applicable, preliminary examinations in natural sciences and dentistry;
  • In the case of a higer education degree from China, Vietnam or India: APS certificate or APS confirmation. If APS certificate from India is not yet available, please upload proof of application.
  • In case of foreign degrees also:
    grading scale of the higher education institution showing the minimum passing grade and maximum grade for the degree. If the grading scale is not shown on the transcript of records/bachelor's degree certificate, a certificate or an official document on the grading system must be submitted to the higher education institution.
  • Change of university location from EU countries and lateral entrants: copy of the crediting notice of a state examination office („Landesprüfungsamt");
  • Change of university location: if applicable, evidence regarding the social criteria (severely disabled person's card, proof of caring for a child, spouse or parent with registration certificate, proof of place-bound studies in the public interest /top athlete with registration certificate, detailed statement of reasons)

After completing the online application, you will receive a confirmation email with your access data to the application portal.
There you will find information on the current status of your application as well as further notifications.

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Study places are allocated according to applicant groups in this order:

  1. Applicant group “Move ups” (“Aufrücker”) – Applicants admitted by Ulm University to the first semester in the programme.
  2. Applicant group students changing their university location, students continuing their studies - Applicants who have/had a final full admission in dentistry at a German or another higher education institution in a member state of the European Union.
  3. Applicant group lateral entrants – Other applicants. 

Within the applicant groups, the ranking is based on study and examination results.  Only in the case of applicants who have changed university locations or who are continuing their studies will 50% of the study places be allocated according to study and examination achievements (ranking list), otherwise according to social criteria.

For detailed information on the selection criteria within the applicant groups, related to the semester in the programme, please click here.

The study curriculum of Ulm University determines the placement of the applicants.