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 2021/2022 is currently underway.

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 2021/2022 is September 16, 2021 and the start of classes will be October 04 ,2021. This applies to all applicants with German school-leaving certificates or equivalent certificates. 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 2021 winter semester is August 31, language certificates can be submitted until September 16. Graduates of Studienkollegs can apply directly via the applicants' portal of the university.  

Application and matriculation procedure

!!! Important notice!!!

Also for the winter semester 2021/2022 all offered courses of studies are admission-free. The application for admission-free courses is therefore a direct enrollment. In order to obtain a place of study via direct online enrollment, the following steps must be completed:

Step 1: After completing the online enrollment form, please submit the application for enrolment with all required documents according to the checklist to the Study Service in due time.

Step 2: Complete the admission requirements for the course of studies you have applied for (information on the course of studies offer). These will be checked after receipt of the application and documentation.

Step 3: You have to pay the semester fee. The request for payment is issued after a positive assessment of step 2.
If all conditions are satisfied, you will receive confirmation of enrolment in the form of study documents and information about the beginning of the semester.

Detailed description of the application procedure:

1. Registration in the applicant portal
Once you have familiarized yourself with the study programs offered by our university, follow the link to the online application portal of the Trier University of Applied Sciences. Before starting with your application, you must register on the website and create an applicant-account. To do this, click on the link "Register now!" at the homepage of the online application portal and enter your data there. You will be asked to choose a password, and you will receive an e-mail after completing the registration process. Your account will be activated by clicking on the link provided. 

2. Choose a course of study and enter your data
Once the account has been successfully activated, you can re-register and apply for the desired course of study. You can stop the online application at any time and resume it later, e.g. if you need to search for further information. Your previous data will be saved. The application will now have the status "in progress". You can only edit the application and the associated information until you finally submit it by clicking on " Send application". Recheck your details before submitting your application. Afterwards, any changes can only be accepted after the application has been withdrawn and the university will not process the application until it is sent again. In the case of Bachelor's and Master's programs without admission, online enrollment takes place directly after submission of the application. You will be directed step by step through the individual pages in which you enter the data necessary for enrollment. After completing the online registration, you will have the opportunity to open and print the application form as a PDF document. Please send us this application together with the required documents according to the checklist.

3. Verification of the documents and enrollment
After we receive your application documents, we will check them. If any documents are missing, we will request them via 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 all the necessary documents, you will receive a payment request to transfer the semester fee. After the amount has been credited to our account, you will receive a confirmation of enrollment within 14 days.

If the admission requirements are not fulfilled, you will receive a written notice of rejection. 

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

Christian Clemens, Public Administration Specialist
Phone +49 651 8103 529


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 Wednesday,  from 9:30 to 12.00 and from 13:00 to 15:00.
Thursdays and Fridays only by previous appointment.

Team and responsibilities:

Admision & Student Service Staff 


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