Admission requirements

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General prerequisites for degree-seeking students

To gain admission to Bachelor study programmes at Hochschule Mannheim, applicants must possess at least a school-leaving qualification in a specific academic area or equivalent as certified by the appropriate agency. In some cases, we require university experience for admission to Bachelor studies.

For Master's degree courses, specific requirements apply.

Applicants must provide proof of sufficient skills in the language(s) of instruction for the particular course of study.

APS certificate

Applicants from China, Vietnam and Mongolia need to submit a certificate of the Akademischen Prüfstelle (APS) at the German embassies in Beijing, HCMC or Ulan Bator (only original document). 

Applicants from China: Please send all your documents to the German Embassy in Beijing. The Embassy has a special department that examines certificates for their authenticity. If the certificates prove to be genuine, the visa processing time may be reduced. The address is:

Susanne Otte
Akademische Prüfstelle Peking
Chaoyang District
Dengsanhuan Beilu 8Landmark Tower 2, Office 0311
100004 BEIJING 

Further information (in German)

International study programmes

The following courses of study are international programmes with special application procedures:

  • BSc Automation Technology
  • BSc Power Engineering and Renewable Energies
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Information Technology