Application for higher semester

Application periods:

Online applications for Master’s programmes with restricted admission
are open as follows (cut-off period):
winter semester 1 June to 15 July *
summer semester 1 Dec. to 15 January *

Application possibilities (pdf)

* For applications for the winter semester, proof of academic achievements can be submitted belatedly by 1 September but only if the applicant has not received it by the end of the application period; for the summer semester,  the deadline for belated submission is 1 March.


This is how you apply:

Step 1: Online application
You apply online.

Step 2: 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.



Latest update:

Rejection letters are not issued for this degree programmes, exept for the Psychologie degree programme.


Further Information

Upon completion of your online application and within the application period, you must upload the following documents using your personal upload assistant: (you will receive the link to your upload assistant once you have completed your online application)

  • Data view (protocol of the online application)
  • Bachelor's certificate/transcript of records and the received workload
  • If you have not yet completed your higher education degree: overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records issued by the higher education institution with the total credit points earned up to the application deadline
  • Proof of study achievements/transcript of records of master’s programme (indicating ECTS) and a description of the completed modules
  • Current certificate of enrolment indicating study programme
  • Letter/Notice of admission by the University
  • For non-German-taught bachelor's degree programme: proof of German language proficiency
  • In the case of a higher education degree from China, Vietnam or India: APS certificate or APS confirmation.
  • Additional official translation of the documents into English or German, if the originals are not in English or German
  • For applicants who do not come from an EU country or the European Economic Area and have a German higher education entrance qualification (“Abitur”): proof of higher education entrance qualification
  • Students changing their university location, students continuing their studies: if applicable, evidence regarding the social criteria (severely disabled person's card, certificate of registration together with the spouse/child, detailed statement of reasons)


 Please note:

  • Proof does not need authentication
  • Applications with missing details or documents will be rejected
  • We do not accept applications and supporting documents sent on paper
  • Candidates who reapply must resubmit the complete documentation; it is not possible to refer to documents on file at Ulm University

Upon completing the online application you will receive a confirmation email with your access details for the application portal, where you can find details on the status of your application and other notifications.

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The selection procedure for higher semesters in a programme considers the number of study and exam achievements and achievements under § 35 LHG.