Find out more about our diverse range of programs on the NGU degree program pages. There you will find all the details about your dream degree program and contact persons for individual questions, for example, to improve your grade.
Please note the deadlines and submit your application in time. For the start of the winter semester, this is possible until July 15th and for the summer semester until January 15th. For the bachelor's degree programs in Art Therapy and Drama Therapy, the evidence for the talent test must be received by 31.05. at the latest! Also note that not all programs start in the summer semester.
Find out how you can improve your grade in the selection and admission statutes (in the tab of the same name below) of the respective study program and obtain evidence for this in the right time. What is recognized as a grade improvement in your university entrance qualification (HZB) varies depending on the course of study and your personal, matching previous knowledge. Are you unsure? The contact persons for the individual study programs will be glad to provide you with further information on an individual basis. Due to our selection procedures, there is no NC (numerus clausus). Various factors are decisive for the admissions of the respective semester, such as the number of applications and bonuses.
Please plan to pay the semester contribution. You can find the amounts under Financials. Tuition fees are only available for individuals who are citizens of a country outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) and individuals who are pursuing a second degree. www.hfwu.de/finanzielles.
You only need to prove German language skills if you do not have German citizenship, have not acquired a higher education entrance qualification (HZB) in Germany or have not attended a German school abroad. International applicants may have to provide proof of English language skills. German applicants usually prove this with their HZB. Info-PDF
Use our Checklist (PDF) - there you will find a list of all documents you need for a complete application.
How to apply?
You apply for a degree program at NGU completely paperless
Registration Hochschulstart For our Bachelor's degree programs, you must first register in the DOSV-application portal at Hochschulstart registrieren. After successful registration, you will be provded with a user account on Hochschulstart. In the section "My data → Personal Data" you will find the applicant ID (BID) and the applicant authentication number (BAN). You will need these later in the SELMA-Portal.
SELMA a) You are not yet a sudent at NGU? Then create an account on the application and enrollment portal SELMA. b) You are already a student at NGU and would like to apply for another Bachelor's programme? Then please use the student online portal SELMA for your application and select the admission portal there
Create application Make an application for admission in SELMA. To do this, go to the "New application" tile and select the degree program you are interested in. Here you will need the applicant ID and the applicant authentication number from Hochschulstart. Please note: You can only apply for a maximum of three HfWU degree programs in the SELMA application.
Upload documents Upload your application documents (see Checkliste + Sprachkenntnisse) directly in SELMA during the application deadline. The application is online and paperless. Please note that your are only allowed to submit 3 applications to our university. The documents are only submitted online and do not have to be sent to the university. You do not have to upload any further documents at Hochschulstart.
Prioritize! To make sure you get into your desired program, the program must be in first place. To do this, go to the application overview in your Hochschulstart account. Attention: By default, your applications will appear in the order in which you applied. If you want to change this, you have to change the order manually - that is, prioritize. This is important because when offers of admission are made, your lower priority application (e.g. priority 3) will expire the moment you receive a higher priority offer (e.g. priority 1). You can set the priorities for an application for the summer semester until 22.01. or for an application in the winter semester until 22.07. of the respective year.
Priority 1: Study program - HfWU Priority 2: Study program - HfWU or other university if applicable etc.
Follow the processing status of your applications on Hochschulstart (pay attention to the status of your applications). You will also receive all notification documents only via this account.
Every time there is a change in status, you will receive an e-mail notification from the Hochschulstart application portal and also from SELMA. You should therefore regularly check the mailbox of the e-mail address you have given.
If your personal data changes during the application and award process, please change it only in your account at Hochschulstart. The change will automatically be transferred to your account on SELMA.
When you receive an offer of admission from NGU, you can accept it immediately. The letter of admission will be made available for you to download. Notifications of admission are always displayed in your applicant account on Hochschulstart on Mondays and Thursdays.
As soon as you have received an admission letter, you can apply for enrolment online in the application and enrolment portal SELMA. A corresponding button will now appear. Please also note the links and information on your letter of admission.
If you are already enrolled at NGU and would like to change your degree programme, click on "Confirm desired degree programme" in the application for enrolment to change your degree programme.
For enrolment, the signed "Confirmation of enrolment" must be received by post at NGU together with the officially certified copy of your higher education entrance qualification and, if applicable, the certified copy of your Bachelor's degree certificate.