Full-time international students - Bachelor

Applying for a Bachelor course

The documentary evidence of foreign formal qualifications (certificates, diplomas) must first be recognised for admission to a study programme at OTH Regensburg University of Applied Sciences. At the same time a certificate confirming the average grade must also be applied for – this is then used as a basis for allocating university places.
OTH Regensburg conducts the admission of applicants with foreign university entrance qualifications jointly together with uni-assist, who validates all your certificates and transcripts of your educational records. Please request a so-called "preliminary review documentation" (in German abbr. VPD) as soon as possible.

How to request a VPD
VPD step by step

You will find information about how your certificates will be evaluated in the information system on the recognition of international educational achievements at www.anabin.kmk.org
When your certificates have been checked and assessed you will be sent a report card validation form. If this form directly qualifies you for a study programme you can use it to apply for a place at OTH Regensburg without any further formalities.

Assessment procedure / Studienkolleg:
If you are not directly qualified for a place at OTH Regensburg you will need to sit an assessment examination before you can apply for a course. In the Free State of Bavaria this examination is organised by the Studienkolleg Coburg. Entrance examinations in German and Mathematics are held in January and July for admission to the Studienkolleg. Over a period of two semesters (1 year) the Studienkolleg prepares course applicants for the assessment examination which will qualify you for a place to study at OTH Regensburg. The assessment examination can also be taken without any preparatory semesters. You should apply to one of the Studienkollegs directly:

Contact address:
Studienkolleg Coburg
Friedrich-Scheib-Str. 2D
96450 Coburg
Tel. +49 (0)9561 42706 10




If your educational qualifications entitle you to direct entry to higher education, you must attach one of the following German proficiency examinations to your application or bring it with you when you enrol. Suitable courses and exams you can prove, for example, here:

generell anerkanntTechnik, Informatik  WirtschaftSozialwesenGestaltung
DSHmind. DSH 1mind. DSH 2mind. DSH 2mind. DSH 1
TestDaFmind. TDN 3 in allen Prüfungsteilenmind. TDN 4 in allen Prüfungsteilenmind. TDN 4 in allen Prüfungsteilenmind. TDN 3 in allen Prüfungsteilen


Technik, InformatikWirtschaftSozialwesenGestaltung
Goethe-Zertifikatmind. C1mind. C2mind. C2mind. C1
telc- Zertifikatmind. C1mind. C2mind. C2mind. C1
telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
mind. C1mind. C1mind. C1mind. C1
Stufe II mit Niveau B2 in allen PrüfungsteilenStufe II mit Niveau C1 in allen PrüfungsteilenStufe II mit Niveau C1 in allen PrüfungsteilenStufe II mit Niveau B2 in allen Prüfungsteilen
DSP II- ZeugnisStufe II mit Niveau C1Stufe II mit Niveau C1Stufe II mit Niveau C1Stufe II mit Niveau C1


Please note:

OTH Regensburg does not offer any German courses of its own. Suitable courses in Regensburg can be attended for example here:

You have to apply to OTH Regensburg University of Applied Sciences for a university place. To do this please use the online portal at

Once you have completed the online application form you should print it out, sign it and post it to the OTH Regensburg together with the following documents:

  • University entrance qualification (either university entrance qualification obtained in Germany or Vorprüfungsdokumentation by Uni-Assist with average grade)
  • CV

Please do not enclose any original documents with your application.
Application period for a winter semester (starts 1 October):
1 May to 15 July. (But note: 1 May to 15 June for the Industrial Design and Architecture course!)
Application period for a summer semester (starts 15 March): 15 November to 15 January.

Please note:
Pass certificates of assessment examinations (July date) may be submitted to the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences after the application period (15 July for Bachelor degree courses) up until 27 July.

There is a limit to the number of places available for many of our courses, which means that the applicants will be selected based on their Abitur grades. 5% of places are reserved for applicants from countries outside the EU.

Applicants for the Architecture and Industrial Design courses are required to sit an aptitude test.

Further information will be found in the FAQs Studienbewerbung.
Please also note that nearly every course requires you to complete a preliminary internship of at least 6 or 12 weeks prior to starting your course.


Information about grants and halls of residence
Further information about studying in Regensburg will be found in the brochure "Information for foreign students"

We would be happy to welcome you as a student at our university.