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Thank you for your interest in studying at our RWU! We offer summer and winter semester courses. Applications are processed via our online application portal.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about the application process, admission or enrollment, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Application Period for the Summer and winter Semester 2023

Semester start March 01, 2023. The lectures are expected to start on Monday, March 13, 2023.

  • English-language bachelor's degree programs, summer semester 2023: ~ 01.09.2022 - 15.11.2022 - deadline already passed
  • German-language degree programs, summer semester 2023: 01.12.2022 - 15.01.2023 - deadline already passed
  • English-language master's degree programs, winter semester 2023/24: ~ 01.02.2023 - 15.04.2023
  • German-language degree programs, winter semester 2023/24: ~ 01.05.2023 - 15.07.2023


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How to Apply

Not applicable for our bilingual Bachelor's programs

When applying to start a bachelor's program, please first check whether the desired program utilizes the Dialogue-Oriented Service Procedure (DoSV) application portal on the platform. You can find a list of the degree programs which use this portal here. If the program you would like to apply to does use the DoSV portal, please register for it at Make a note of your BID and BAN, which you may also need to apply to other universities.

Applicable for all degree programs.

Register at our RWU online application portal. More detailed instructions can be found directly in the portal. Please make sure, that you apply within the correct application period (see above provided information).

After your successfull registration at our online appication portcal, you can apply step by step for your favorite study program. Be sure to have all the necessary information and documents ready and don't forget to save and submit your application at the end!

Once you have completed all steps of the online application process you have to submit your application electronically. In a second step then,  you need to download, print out, and sign the actual application form plus post your complete application to the following address before the application deadline:


Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten



88250 Weingarten


You can check the status of your application whenever you want via the RWU online application portal. Our admissions office will process your application as quickly as possible, so please check your status on a regular basis:

Receipt of your original documents via post, your application status will be changed from “electronically received” to → “in process”; After processing your application, the status will be changed to “valid” (if your application fulfils all the requirements and can be included to the final selection process). This will be the status of your application until we announce the final results. Please log-in regularly to the application portal to check your status or any messages related to your application.

If you are admitted to your favorite study program, you will receive an offer of admission; if your application is rejected, you will receive a rejection notice or alternatively an exclusion notice (for example if your documents were not received in full or your application did not meet the minimum requirements for consideration).

If you have received an offer of admission, please read the acceptance letter carefully and download it from the RWU online application portal for your own records. The acceptance letter contains some essential information about the next steps to take.

Be sure to click on "Accept Offer" and also submit the completed and signed Acceptance Form before the deadline.

Your official enrollment will take place here in Weingarten during the Orientation & Welcome Week. You will receive a confirmation of your official enrollment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung) as soon as you have submitted all required documents in person and paid all of the fees which are due. An email with further information about the Orientation & Welcome Week will be sent a few weeks beforehand.

Lectures will start in October (winter semester) and in March (summer semester). You can find the exact dates in our calendar. There may be minor deviations in the lecture start date depending upon the program in which you are enrolled.

Enjoy your time here in Weingarten!

General Information

Normally, the application deadlines for our German-speaking degree programs are:

  • July 15th for the winter semester
  • January 15th for the summer semester

The application deadlines for our English-speaking degree programs are:

  • April 15th for our master's degree programs (winter semester)
  • November 15th for bachelor's degree programs (summer semester)

No, some of the courses are only offered in the winter or summer semester. Further information is provided here: course overview

Online Application

Please log in to your RWU application account on a regular basis: RWU online application portal

Yes, you can stop working on your application at any time and resume filling it out later. The data you've already entered will be saved.

If you have already clicked on "Submit Application", you can no longer edit your application or any of the associated documents. If you want to amend your application afterwards, you must first withdraw it and then resubmit it. The original application which was retracted will then not be processed by the university.

If you are experiencing any difficulties or if you come up with any questions during the application process, please send an email to:

Documents required to apply

Our RW online application portal will provide you with all the necessary information. In addition, your official application form will include a short checklist as well,  stating all the mandatory documents to post.

For a more detailed information, please visit the admission page of your favorite study program.

It depends: You can submit any missing document before the official application deadline. Please make sure, to submit your complete application documents before the deadline. If we have not received your complete documents by April 15th (Master's Programs, Winter Semester)/ by November 15th (Bachelor's Programs, Summer Semester), we will not consider your application in the selection process.

Please contact the Center for International Students of the Universities of Applied Sciences in Baden-Württemberg - Studienkolleg Konstanz -, if your University Entrance Qualification (UEQ) is equivalent to our German University Entrance Qualification. Furthermore, you will have to get an official recognition of your UEQ by this center before applying to our RWU. Please submit this certificate together with your application form and documents

Further Information

If you have any further questions, please send an email to: