FAQ - frequently asked questions about the application and admission process

Application

We will open the online application portal approx.

  • from the end of November for the summer term and
  • from the end of April / beginning of May for the winter term.


Application deadlines:

  • Summer term: 15th January
  • Winter term: 15th July

Bachelor's degree programmes

For the application you also need a study orientation test. These tests are free of charge and last approx. 15 to 20 minutes.

Please choose one of the following tests (only available in German):

Master's degree programmes

For Master's degree programmes the study orientation test ("Studienorientierungstest") is not required.

Here you will find the admission restrictions (NC values) of the past two semesters:

Admission restrictions  Bachelor
Admission restrictions Master

The state of Baden-Württemberg has passed a law introducing tuition fees for international students not from EU/EEA countries as well as for second degree students.

Find here further information about the expenses and tuition fee.

https://fiona.hs-heilbronn.de/expenses

https://www.hs-heilbronn.de/13674939/tuition-fees

Under certain conditions, interested parties can apply for a bachelor's degree without a high school diploma.

Bachelor's degree programmes

You can apply to Heilbronn University of Applied Science for a maximum of 3 programmes simultaneously.

Please enclose all required application documents to each study subject.

Master's degree programmes

Only one application form can be submitted to Heilbronn University of Applied Science, irrelevant of the campus of the degree programms

Applicants with foreign certificates must first apply for recognition of the certificates. With your certificate recognition and all other application documents, you can then apply to Heilbronn University.

Sofern Ihnen zum Zeitpunkt der Master-Bewerbung noch kein Bachelorzeugnis vorliegt, legen Sie Ihrer Bewerbung bitte folgende, von Ihrer Hochschule ausgefüllte, vorläufige Bachelor-Bescheinigung bei.

Hier finden Sie weitere Informationen für interne Bewerber.

Um am Vergabeverfahren für unsere Masterstudiengänge teilzunehmen, dürfen maximal 30 ECTS (18 ECTS aus Prüfungsleistungen sowie 12 ECTS für die Abschlussarbeit) noch nicht erbracht sein.

Fehlen Ihnen aufgrund der aktuellen Corona-Situation zum Bewerbungszeitpunkt noch mehr als 30 ECTS setzen Sie sich bitte mit uns in Verbindung.

Falls die Hochschule des ersten Studienganges bescheinigt, dass auf Grund der bisherigen Studienleistungen ein erfolgreicher Studienabschluss zu erwarten ist, kann eine Zulassung unter Vorbehalt ausgesprochen werden.

No idea how to finance your studies? Find here funding for students.

Bachelor's degree programmes

To cater for a growing number of incoming international students and to encourage student and staff exchange with a global network of partner universities, the core modules of the following Bachelor programmes are taught in English. - But please note that these programmes require a German language certificate for admission.

Master's degree programmes

For most programmes, the language of instruction is German and you will need a German language certificate for admission.

The programmes listed below use English as the sole language of instruction. You will need a TOEFL certificate for instruction.


Deutsch

Bewerber*innen, die nicht Deutsch als Muttersprache sprechen, müssen ihre Deutschkenntnisse nachweisen (ausgenommen Bewerber*innen für englischsprachige Masterstudiengänge).

Englisch

Für folgende Masterstudiengänge ist ein Englischtest erforderlich – ausgenommen hiervon sind Bewerber*innen mit Englisch als Muttersprache:

Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf den Seiten des entsprechenden Studiengangs.

Bachelor's degree programmes

If the number of applicants exceeds the number of the offered study places per study programme there will be a selection procedure.

8% of the offered study places per study programme will be allocated to applicants from non-EU countries.

Master's degree programmes

If the number of applicants exceeds the number of the offered study places per study programme there will be a selection procedure.

Die Studienplätze im jeweiligen Studiengang werden über ein studiengangsspezifisches Auswahlverfahren vergeben.

Hier finden Sie zudem die entsprechenden Zulassungsregelungen.

To start studying at the HHN, you need a corresponding qualification:

Bachelor's degree programmes

If the number of applicants exceeds the number of the offered study places per study programme there will be a selection procedure.

8% of the offered study places per study programme will be allocated to applicants from non-EU countries.

Master's degree programmes

If the number of applicants exceeds the number of the offered study places per study programme there will be a selection procedure.

Die Studienplätze im jeweiligen Studiengang werden über ein studiengangsspezifisches Auswahlverfahren vergeben.

Hier finden Sie zudem die entsprechenden Zulassungsregelungen.

The study places for the 1st semester for locally restricted Bachelor's courses are allocated according to a specific selection procedure.

At hochschulstart.de, admissions are issued according to the priorities you have entered. Prioritization means that you determine the ranking of the desired degree programs. Priority 1 must therefore be given to the course of your choice. The prioritization is crucial for the approval process.

The opportunity to prioritize begins with the submission of your application (s) and ends when the coordination phase ends.

urther information on prioritization and the individual phases can be found here.

International applicants for Medical Informatics ("Medizinische Informatik") do not have to send their documents to the Center for International Students in Konstanz. They only have to send their documents to Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences.

A pre-study internship is no longer absolutely necessary for studying at Heilbronn University.

Admission / Enrollment

Bachelor programmes

If you have received an admission offer for the 1st semester of Heilbronn University of Applied Science, you can accept it on hochschulstart.de

As soon as you accept an admission offer online, you must enroll in writing within 10 days.

You will find step-by-step- instructions in the online help at hochschulstart.de.

If you have received an admission offer for a higher semester at Heilbronn University of Applied Science, you can accept it directly at eCampus.

Master programmes

If you have received an admission letter from Heilbronn University, please send us the required documents by post. You will find the enrollment deadline on your admission letter.

Bachelor programmes

  • If you have not yet registered, no cancellation is required.

  • If you have accepted the offer of admission / registered yourself and do not want to study within 4 weeks after the start of the lecture, please notify the responsible clerk in writing / by e-mail at the registration office.

  • Exmatriculation is required from 4 weeks after the start of the lecture.

    If you have already paid semester fees to us, you will find the requests for reimbursement here.

Wenn Sie bereits Semesterbeiträge an uns entrichtet haben, finden Sie hier die Anträge auf Rückerstattung

Master programmes

  • If you have not yet registered, no cancellation is required.

  • If you have accepted the offer of admission / registered yourself and do not want to study within 4 weeks after the start of the lecture, please notify the responsible clerk in writing / by e-mail at the registration office.

  • Exmatriculation is required from 4 weeks after the start of the lecture.

Wenn Sie bereits Semesterbeiträge an uns entrichtet haben, finden Sie hier die Anträge auf Rückerstattung.

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