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Thank you for your interest in studying at the RWU! We offer summer and winter semester courses at our university. The application will be processed via our online study application portal. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about application, admission or matriculation.

Winter semester 2020/2021 application period

  • 08. February - 15. April 2020:

Application period for English-language degree programmes
The deadline for sending in the application documents (in paper form) for the Master study programs Mechatronics & Electrical Engineering and Embedded Systems is April 15. This deadline cannot be extended. Digitally received applications cannot be considered.


  • 05. May - 15. July 2020:

Application period for German-language degree programmes

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Application procedure

Not applicable for our English-language degree programmes.

When applying for the first semester of a Bachelor's programme, please first check whether the study places for the programme are allocated via the Dialogue-Oriented Service Procedure (DoSV) via the platform You can find a list of the respective degree programmes here. If this is the case, please register at as a first step. Make a note of your BID and BAN, which you may also need for applications to other universities.

Register in the RWU study application portal. More detailed instructions can be found directly in the portal. You can then go through the online application process. Please have the relevant documents, such as your university entrance qualification, ready.

Once you have completed all the steps of the online application process, you must finally submit your application electronically. Print out and sign the application form available for download and send it to the following address within the deadline:

Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten, Zulassungsamt, Doggenriedstraße, 88250 Weingarten

Check your application status whenever you want in the RWU study application portal. Our admissions office will process your application as quickly as possible. If your application shows the status valid, it takes part in the selection process after the application deadline.

If you are admitted to a degree programme, you will receive an offer of admission; if you are rejected, you will receive a rejection notice or an exclusion notice, if your documents have not been received in full or are not valid for the selection procedure.

If you have received an admission offer, please download the letter of admission "Approval Document" in the RWU study application portal, which contains information of high importance.

Please also accept the place within the given deadline by clicking 'Accept Offer' and sending the provided Acceptance Form, which can also be found in the approval document.

Through downloading the Approval Document PDF in the RWU study application portal, you will be advised of the next steps and get access to further information.

The enrolment takes place personally during the Welcome Week in Weingarten. Upon successful submission of all required documents and transfer of the semester fee (and eventually tuition fees), you will receive a confirmation of enrolment.

Start of lectures in the winter semester is in October and in the summer semester in March. You can find the exact date in our calendar. There may be minor deviations from the start of lectures per study course.

Good luck!

General information

The regular application deadlines are:

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

The application deadlines for our English-language degree programmes are:

  • 15 April for our Master's degree programmes (winter semester)
  • 15 November for Bachelor's degree programmes (summer semester)

No, some of the courses are offered in the winter or summer semester. You can find out which degree programmes are offered when in the overview of study courses.

Online Application

You can interrupt your application at any time and resume it later if, for example, you need to search for information. Your previous data will be kept.

You can only process the application and the associated information until you have finally submitted it by clicking on "Submit application". If you want to change the application afterwards, you must first withdraw it and then submit it again. The "old" application will not be processed by the university until then.

In this case, please send an e-mail to:

Documents for the application procedure

All documents required for the application will be listed within your online application process.

In general this includes:

  • photcopy of university entrance qualification (UEQ) including grading system if available
  • publicly certified photocopy of your Bachelor's degree in English (if applying for a Master's degree program)
  • specified certificate of language proficiency in English
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)a
  • summary of the Bachelor/Diploma thesis from your first degree (if applicable)
  • references from your professional/research activities (if applicable)

For more detailed information, please visit the information page of your preferred study programme.

Your application documents should already be complete when you send them to our university.