Bachelor for candidates with a foreign high school degree, for freshmen and shifting students

For more information about the programmes offered at the three campuses Gelsenkirchen Bocholt Recklinghausen, please take a look at the programme flyers (downloads) or browse the websites of the departments.
You can start your studies in the winter semester (1st semester). In the summer semester, it is only possible to continue your studies in a higher semester. In this case you have to prove course achievements that allow categorization into at least the 2nd semester of study.
The following link forwards you to an information portal for the recognition of foreign qualifications: Furthermore you have to prove advanced German language skills (e.g. DSH 2 or TestDAF with at least 16 points). Please also note that a practical training matching to your studies prior to your enrollment is required for almost all courses.
For those with a high school diploma or an equivalent diploma abroad (including preparatory course), the base screening of your documents will be verified by Uni-Assist eV. for the first and also for the higher semester. You do not have to carry any costs. The Westphalian University will take over the costs for the verification.
Fill in the online application form within the application period ( and upload the required documents.


Redaktionell verantwortliche Person nach § 55, Abs. 2 RStV:
Regina Klauke