Help with applications and enrolment
- How do I set up a user account?
- I haven't received a password
- Why do I get the message "Access denied" when I try to log in?
- How do I apply if I want to study for a dual degree?
- How do I transfer to a different course if I am studying for a dual degree?
- I can't upload my file - file not displayed
- What is the status of my application?
- Why can't I submit my application?
- How can I make changes to my application?
- Where can I see the status of my special request?
Questions about the application
- What are the application deadlines?
- My desired degree programme/course is not listed
- How do I apply if I'm a foreign national and do not have a German university entrance qualification?
- What do I need to do if I am or was previously enrolled at another higher education institution?
- What is meant by "waiting time"?
- Will my average grade be revised upwards as the result of my waiting times?
- Do periods of service put me at an advantage?
- First degree or second degree?
- I'am already a student at Paderborn University and want to transfer to a different Bachelor's/Master's programme at Paderborn University or apply for dual enrolment
- How do I apply to study a supplementary subject on a teaching degree programme?
- How do I apply for a higher semester on a degree programme/course with restricted admission?
- What does the term "clearing" mean?
- What is an "admissions lottery"?
Improving your chances of admission
- Does passing an aptitude test put me at an advantage ("bonus point system")?
- How do I submit a special request and what types of requests are there?
- Preferential admission due to a period of service
- Improvement of average grade (non-bonus point system)
- Underage applicants
- Top-level athletes
Questions about admissions
- What is a "numerus clausus" (NC)?
- What does "full admission" mean?
- When are acceptance and rejection letters made available online?
Questions about the enrolment
- What happens after the application?
- What are the enrolment deadlines?
- What documents are required for enrolment?
- How do I transfer my semester fees when I enrol for the first time?
- Information for applicants for the subject "Music" within the teaching degree programme for grammar and comprehensive schools
- Information for applicants for the subject "Nutritional Science and Home Economics Science combined with Food Technology" within the teaching degree programme for vocational schools
- Is my place on my desired open-admission course guaranteed?
- Have I been successfully enrolled?