Welcome to the Center for International Students of the Universities of Applied Sciences in Baden-Württemberg

If you need to attend the foundation year in the Studienkolleg, you can apply for admission at a University of Applied Sciences after passing the Studienkolleg final exams ("Feststellungsprüfung").

The Studienkolleg - Center for International Students is only responsible for applications to the Universities of Applied Sciences ("Hochschulen für angewandte Wissenschaften" or "Fachhochschulen") in Baden-Württemberg, not for applications to universities ("Universitäten").

Process time of the recognition

currently 3 weeks


You will not receive a confirmation by e-mail or post about receipt of your application for recognition.


Application for validation
for beginning of studies or for the beginning of the Studienkolleg
- Spring Semester 2020: 1st November 2019
- Winter Semester 2020/2021: 1st May 2020
- Spring Semester 2021: 1st November 2020

If you have already passed the Studienkolleg Final Exam ("Feststellungsprüfung"), telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, DSH-2, DSH-3 or TestDaF 4,0, etc. you can apply anytime. In this case please write the word "Direktbewerber" on the envelope.

Exam dates
for Studienkolleg Admission Test, TASK and Studienkolleg Final Exam
- Spring Semester: Late January/Early February
- Winter Semester: Late June/Early July

Upcoming exams
- TASK: 27th January 2020
- Studienkolleg Admission Test: 28th January 2020

- TASK: 6th July 2020
- Studienkolleg Admission Test: 7th July 2020

Teaching times
- Spring Semester: Mid-March to early July
- Winter Semester: Early October to late January

Further exceptions: