Application process
Applying for a master’s degree programme

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Here’s how you apply

Applications for master’s degree programmes are submitted via our online applicants’ portal “MeinCampus”.

Exception: Master’s programme in Electrical Engineering (Please apply directly to the Faculty of Electrical Engineering).

How to apply – step by step

1. Register on MeinCampus for an applicant ID.

  • Register in our university portal “MeinCampus” + create a password.
  • You will be sent a confirmation email informing you of your applicant ID.
  • Click on the link in this email to complete registration.
  • Keep a safe record of your user ID + password.

2. Gather the documents that you need to upload in MeinCampus.

  • You will need digital versions of all of them:
    • max. 20 files
    • max. file size 5 MB
    • File formats: pdf, jpg, png
  • Which documents? See below.

3. Complete your online application.

  • Log in to the online portal “MeinCampus” using your new applicant ID.
  • Click your way through the online application, step by step.
  • It is possible to apply for for more than one degree programme.
  • Upload all the necessary documents.

Deadlines for submitting supporting evidence:

  • Language proficiency for applicants with a foreign university degree by 30 September

4. Admissions

  • Places are awarded according to the average grade of applicants’ first university degree, possibly together with the result of an aptitude assessment process, as indicated in the information provided for the specific degree programme.
  • Offers of a place are posted in PDF format in the applicants’ portal on MeinCampus,
  • and you will also be sent a hard copy by post.

You can find detailed instructions for registering and applying online via the “MeinCampus” portal at Kempten University of Applied Sciences right here.

Documents required for applications

Make sure you have digital copies of all the necessary documents:

  • max. 20 files
  • max. file size 5 MB
  • File formats: pdf, jpg, png

You can upload these during the application process via “MeinCampus” .

For all degree programmes

  • Your first degree certificate

If you apply before completing your first degree:

Evidence of 180 ECTS credit points (for bachelor’s degree programme lasting 7 semesters) / 150 ECTS credit points (for bachelor’s degree programme lasting 6 semesters)

  • Official photographic ID (e.g. passport)

Additional documents required for specific degree programmes

Automation and Robotics

  • Questionnaire for the aptitude test process
  • Curriculum vitae (bullet-point format)
  • If applicable, evidence of attaining at least level 4 in all aspects of the TestDaF German language test, or equivalent at the same level according to the Common European Reference Framework for Languages (CEFR)

 

Global Business Development

  • Essay of approx. 2,000 words in English engaging with a scientific question on any topic from your degree subject in relation to at least one of the modules 1-4 or 8-11 from the Programme and Examination Regulations (“SPO”) GD

  • Evidence of English at level B2 (e.g. ABI/FOS/BOS certificate, Unicert language certificate, BEC Vantage, TeLC)

  • Evidence of at least three months spent abroad on a non-tourist visit to a country where a different language is spoken

  • Basic knowledge of German (min. level A1) must be proven, at the latest during the first year of study

Innovation, Entrepreneurialism and Leadership

  • Personal statement (paragraph of approx. 2,500 characters in German explaining reasons for applying and stating previous achievements, work experience and professional aim after completing the programme)

  • Evidence of English equivalent to at least level B2 (e.g. ABI/FOS/BOS certificate, Unicert language certificate, BEC Vantage, TeLC)

  • Questionnaire for the aptitude test process

Social and Health Services Management

Your degree certificate or confirmation of your award must be submitted by 15 January (if applying for the following summer semester) or 15 July (if applying for the following winter semester). It is not possible to submit these documents any later.

Technical Innovation and Product Management

  • Curriculum vitae
    • Your self-composed curriculum vitae, highlighting aspects relevant to the selection criteria cited below.
      1. Extent of knowledge and skills acquired during first degree studies that relate to the modules on the master’s degree programme

      2. Extent of skills and knowledge acquired beyond studies that relate to the training content for product management

      3. Extent of experience in managing projects, which can also lie in social or political spheres

  • Personal statement
    • Personal statement (paragraph of approx. 2,500 characters in German explaining reasons for applying and stating previous achievements, work experience and professional aim after completing the programme)

Optional

Elite athletes

Confirmation from the relevant Olympic base

International applicants

  • Preliminary review documentation (VPD) from uni-assist
  • In addition, applicants from China, Vietnam or Mongolia must also submit: “APS” validation certificate
  • Evidence of language proficiency

The requirements regarding language proficiency can be found under International section

Applicants for “dual” / cooperative study programmes

If you haven’t yet submitted the necessary documents (e.g. training contract), please send them by email to dual@hs-kempten.de

Further information for dual / cooperative degree programmes

If you’ve been offered a place – what’s next?

You’re nearly there – you’ve received an offer of a place. Now, you just need to formally enrol as a student at Kempten University of Applied Sciences.

Everything you need to know about this process is posted under enrolling as a student.

Any questions?

University Student Advisory Service

If you have any general questions about

  • our range of degree programmes,
  • entry requirements or the
  • application process,

then the University Student Advisory Service will be happy to help.

Contact

Building D, 3rd floor
Advice and Service

Tel.:  +49 (0)831 2523-308

Email: studienberatung(at)hs-kempten.de

Opening hours:
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Tue: 1:30–4 p.m.

Drop-in Zoom sessions: Thur: 1:30–3 p.m.
It’s good to talk!

Appointments can happily be arranged.

Academic Registry

Have you already got an applicant ID? If you have any specific questions about

  • applications,
  • admissions or
  • enrolling as a student,

Academic Registry will be happy to help.

Get in touch

Building D, 1st floor
Academic Registry

Tel.  Surnames starting A – K:
+49 (0)831 2523 -122 | -350 | -352 | -355 | -361

Tel.  First letter surname L – Z:
+49 (0)831 2523 -120 | -124 | -351 | -354 | -359 | -498

Email: studienamt(at)hs-kempten.de

We can be contacted by telephone:
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Fridays: 8 a.m. to 12 noon

Drop-in (opening hours):
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Wednesdays: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Building D, 1st floor

We can also arrange appointments outside the regular opening hours if required.