International Students (non-ERASMUS)

Information for non-ERASMUS foreign students

Applications for admission can be made online through the University's applicant portal only.

Please print your application for admission/enrolment after you have completed the online form and send it, along with all other neccessary documents to us (Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz, Dezernat Studium und Internationales, Theodor-Körner-Allee 16, 02763 Zittau).


Please note that section 6 no. (6) of our Regulations for Admission (in the version published on 22 Oct 2018, as amended from time to time) stipulates that applicants from outside Germany can only be admitted if all individual learning achievements of their previous education, starting with the secondary school leaving certificate, have been attained.


Foreign applicants who are eligible for direct university access must also submit a relevant language certificate (see (b)); applicants who are qualified for indirect university access need to present a certificate of having passed the FSP university aptitude exams (Feststellungsprüfung).


You can find out whether you have direct or indirect university access on the anabin website.

The following documents must be attached to your application:

  • Application checklist (Kontrollblatt),
  • Gap-free CV in tabular form, including a current passport photograph,
  • Original certified true copies of:

    - your university entrance qualification (eg Baccalaureat, Maturität, Lise diplomasi, Attestat etc.),

    - If applicable, transcripts of records covering completed periods of study,

    - If applicable, degree certificates from completed degree courses,

    - If applicable, the results of your Hochschulaufnahmeprüfung (university entrance exam),

including a certified (sworn) German translation of those documents.

  • The APS certificate issued by the Akademische Prüfstelle (applicable only for prospective students from China, Mongolia and Vietnam)

  • original certified true copy of:

     (a) the FSP university aptitude exam transcript (including grades)


     (b) one of the following certificates:

   - German university access language proficiency test (DSH*)

   - Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache - TestDaF*

   - C1 oder C2 certificate issued by the Goethe Institut

   - The Goethe Institute’s Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) or Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS)

   - German Language Diploma issued by the Conference of Education Ministers

   - telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule


* for all technical and engineering degree courses at least DSH-1 or TestDaF Level 3 (in all four parts of the exam)

* for all degree courses in economics / business studies and social sciences at least DSH-2 or TestDaF Level 4 (in all four parts of the exam)

Letzte Änderung:23. Januar 2019


Evelyn Suliman

Student Services & International Relations

Building Z I / Room 0.21

+49 3583 612-4445


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