Information about application and admission

Have you decided to study at our university and would like to apply now? The application phase for the winter semester 2022/2023 is currently underway and the application portal is open.

You don't know exactly what you want to study yet? With our degree program finder you can get an overview and find the right offer for you.

For a quick overview of admission requirements, deadlines and the application process, we have put together the essential information for you.

Admission requirements

Bachelor program

Master program

For admission to a Master's program, a Bachelor's certificate is required first. In addition, there may be restrictions in the Bachelor's degrees admitted, a minimum grade, aptitude tests or additionally required internships. The special admission requirements can be found on the information pages of the respective degree program.


The application deadline for direct applications to the university for the winter semester 2022/2023 is September 19, 2022. This applies to all applicants with German school-leaving certificates or equivalent certificates.

!! The application deadline for the Bachelor of Architecture programme is already July 25, 2022 !!

By this date, all documents to be submitted must have been received by post in accordance with the relevant checklist. Documents submitted after this date cannot be considered. You will receive the checklist after completing the online enrollment in the applicant portal together with the application for enrollment in a PDF document for printing and saving.

The application deadline for all applicants with foreign certificates of education via uni-assist ( for the 2022/2023 winter semester is August 31, 2022. Language certificates can be submitted until September 19, 2022. Graduates of Studienkollegs can apply directly via the applicants' portal of the university.  !! The application deadline for the Bachelor of Architecture programme is already July 25, 2022 !!

Application and matriculation procedure

!!!Important notice!!!

All degree programmes offered in the winter semester 2022/2023 are also open-admission programmes.
The application for open-admission programmes is therefore a direct enrolment. In order to be guaranteed a study place via direct online enrolment, the following steps must be fulfilled:

  • Step 1: Before you start with online enrolment, you must inform us of your insurance status via a health insurance company. Please follow the procedure below.
  • Step 2: After completing the online enrolment, you submit the enrolment application with all the required documents according to the checklist to the Student Administration Office by the deadline.
  • Step 3: You meet the admission requirements for the degree programme you have applied for (for more information, see the pages on the degree programme). These will be checked after receipt of the application and the documents.
  • Step 4: You pay the semester fee. You will be asked to pay after step 3 has been positively checked.

If all conditions are met, you will receive confirmation of enrolment in the form of a certificate of enrolment and information on the start of the semester.

Detailed description of the application procedure:

1. registration in the applicant portal

After you have familiarised yourself with the study places offered by our university, follow the link to the online applicant portal of Trier University of Applied Sciences. Before you can begin with the application, you must register in the portal and create an applicant account. To do this, click on the link "Register now!" on the homepage of the online applicant portal and enter your personal data there. You will be asked to choose a password and will receive an e-mail after completing the registration process. Your account will be activated using the link provided in the e-mail. 2.  

2. select programme of study and enter data

Once your account has been successfully activated, you can register again and apply for the desired degree programme. You can interrupt the online application process at any time and resume it later if, for example, you need to research your data. Your previous details will be retained. The application will then have the status "in preparation". You can only edit the application and the associated information until you finally submit it by clicking on "Submit application". Please check your details again before finally submitting the application. Afterwards, changes can only be made after the application has been withdrawn and the application will not be processed by the university until it is submitted again. For Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes with open admissions, online enrolment takes place directly after submitting the application. Before you start online enrolment, you must apply for a digital insurance certificate from your health insurance provider. In the online enrolment you will be guided step by step through the individual pages in which you enter the data required for enrolment. After completing the online enrolment, you will be given the opportunity to open and print the enrolment application as a PDF document. Please send us this application together with the required documents according to the checklist. 3.

3 Checking the documents and enrolment

After we have received your application documents by post, we will check your submitted documents. If any documents are missing, we will request them from you by e-mail. You will then have the opportunity to submit any missing documents within the application deadline.

If you meet the admission requirements and have submitted all the necessary documents, you will receive a payment request for the transfer of the student fee. Once the money has been credited to our account, you will receive a letter with your enrolment documents within 14 days.

If you do not meet the admission requirements, you will receive a written rejection letter.

Information for refugees

To study at the Trier University of Applied Sciences, you will need a school certificate which enables direct access to higher education, according to the assessment proposals of the Central Office for Foreign Education (KMK).  

You can carry out a self-check of your HZB via "Anabin", the information system for the recognition of foreign educational certificates, which is provided by the KMK.  The database contains all the necessary information on the country-specific higher education entrance qualifications, education system and universities. Please check your HZB here: "Anabin"

Applications must be submitted via the service facility Uni Assist in Berlin.

General Study Counselling

The general student advisory service offers advice and orientation, if you are wondering, for example:

  • if you want to study at all,
  • whether the studies you are planning are the right ones and
  • how you can prepare for this even before your studies,
  • whether you can break off a course of study that you have already enrolled in, and
  • on the possibility of changing courses of study.


Thomas Henner, Dipl.-Verwaltungswirt (FH)
Phone +49 651 8103 335

Anja Faber, Verwaltungsfachwirtin
Phone +49 651 8103 745


Academic Counselling

The student advisory service advise you on:

  • study-specific requirements,
  • specific course content (modules) and
  • degrees and postgraduate courses.

Address for applications:
Trier University of Applied Sciences
Study Service - Building G
54293 Trier

Contact person for applicants: 
You will find the Study Service (Studienservice) on the Main Campus (Trier) in building G, between the entrance to the Aula and the lecture rooms.  You can reach our service point at the phone number +49 651 8103 -335 / fax number +49 651 8103 - 314.

Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday,  from 9:30 to 12.00 and from 13:00 to 15:00.
Fridays, from 9:30 to 12.00

Team and responsibilities:
Admision & Student Service Staff 


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