Application

Study programmes with admission restriction:
31 May
for the following winter semester
30 November
(of the previous year) for the following summer semester

Study programmes with no admission restriction:
30 June for the following winter semester
30 November (of the previous year) for the following summer semester

The following language certificates are recognized for the purposes of admission:

  • Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaf), the following results in the four sub-tests:
    2 x at least level 3 (written/oral expression) and 2 x at least level 4 (listening/reading comprehension)
  • Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH – at least level 2)
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD – Level 2)
  • Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS)
  • Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS)
  • Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP)

The Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau is a TestDaF examination centre, so you can take the TestDaF directly in Zwickau. The Department for Subject-Related Language Training (Fachbezogene Sprachausbildung) also offers preperatory courses. Find out more here.

Required documents for an application:

  • Application Form
  • one passport photo
  • complete detailed CV
  • certified copy of school leaving certificate in the original language
  • certified copy of school leaving certificate in certified German translation
  • certified copies of university qualifications and academic achievements, if any
  • certified copies of university qualifications and academic achievements in certified German translation
  • certified proof of sufficient German language skills (please take into consideration the requirements for individual degree programmes)
  • Officially certified evidence of sufficient language ability of other foreign languages, if required (please take into consideration the requirements for individual degree programmes)
  • signed cover letter (only for Masters applications)

For some countries (China, Mongolia and Vietnam):

  • certified proof of having passed the university entrance exam (in original)
  • certified German translation of proof of having passed the university entrance exam

For Applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam:

  • Original certificate from the Academic Evaluation Centre/Akademischen Prüfstelle (APS)

The complete application should be sent to the following address:

Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau
International Office
Dr.-Friedrichs-Ring 2 A
08056 Zwickau
Germany

Work and Service Office for International Student

The application for international students with a foreign University Entrance Qualification (and for German applicants with a foreign University Entrance Qualification) is reviewed through the Work and Service Office for International Students at uni-assist e.V.

Please refer to our application at uni-assist.de

Information about Uni-assist:

Uni-assist equates foreign grades to the German grading system, assesses your language skills and reviews whether or not your foreign educational qualifications can be accredited. This process generally takes up to 4 weeks.Assessment through uni-assist has a required fee; however, with the assessed application documents, you will be able to apply to several universities that are members of uni-assist.

The following courses of study/application are excluded:

  • Musical-instrument construction (Bachelor program)
  • Acoustic and technology of musical-instrument construction (Masters Program)
  • Design (Bachelor Program)
  • Design (Masters Program)

Study applications in frame of exchange collaborations:

  • CDHAW Shanghai, China (Diplom studies in Industrial Engineering, Automotive Technology, Supply Engineering and Environmental Technology)
  • Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China (Masters Program LBA German-Chinese with Double Degree)
  • Häme University, Finnland (Bachelor Studies Design/Fashion Design)
  • Kyrgyz State University for Construction, Transportation, and Architecture KGUSTA Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (Bachelor and Masters Studies in Computer Science)
  • HTL Austria (Diplom Studies of Electrical Engineering)
  • Regional and European Project Development (Tri-national Masters studies)
  • Preparatory courses at Zwickau College