entry requirements
Applying for higher semesters

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Information about joining higher semesters

If you have already started studying and wish to transfer to Kempten University of Applied Sciences, please apply onlinebetween 15 April and 31 July (for a winter semester) / between 15 November and 15 January (for a summer semester).We cannot accept freehand applications.

Once you have completed your application, please print the application for the semester in question and then submit it to us together with the relevant documents no later than 15 January / 31 July (date of receipt, not date of posting). We cannot consider any applications that miss these deadlines.

Recognition of German certificates

Recognition of German certificates

Certificates must comply with the requirements of the Directive on Eligibility to Study at Universities in the Free State of Bavaria and Recognised Private Universities. Further information can be provided by Academic Registry and the University Student Advisory Service.

Certificates issued prior to 3 October 1990 by a school in the former German Democratic Republic (“new federal states”) must be verified by the:

Zeugnisanerkennungsstelle für den Freistaat Bayern
Abteilung für Bildungsnachweise der ehemaligen DDR
Beetzstrasse 4
81679 Munich, Germany
Tel. +49 (0) 89 22 45 08

Certificates issued after 3 October 1990 will be checked during the university’s admissions procedure. Certification of the average grade attained should also be sought from the relevant authority at the same time.

Recognition of foreign certificates

Recognition of foreign certificates

Evidence of previous education abroad needs to be specially evaluated. Foreign certificates must be verified by:

uni-assist e. V., Geneststr. 5, 10829 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49 (0) 30 666 44 345
Fax +49 (0) 30 666 44 390

Please send the original certificate, or an officially certified copy, of your eligibility for university gained abroad by post to uni-assist . Uni-assist only accepts the original “APS” validation for applicants from China/Mongolia/Vietnam. Please attach officially certified copies of your transcripts from universities or schools, main school leaving certificates, or certificates of studies. You don’t need to apply to uni-assist.

Once your document has been processed, you will receive your “preliminary review documentation” (“Vorprüfungsdokumentation – VPD”). Please send this to Academic Registry at Kempten University of Applied Sciences by 31 July for applications for degree programmes starting in a winter semester. The deadline is 15 January for applications for a degree programme starting in a summer semester.

Uni-assist charges a fee.

International students can find further information of particular relevance on our International pages.

Applying for higher semesters

Are you interested in studying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree at Kempten University of Applied Sciences, but starting in a higher semester? If so, we look forward to your application! Please check our entry requirements and admissions procedure before you start. Please note that applications must be submitted both online and on paper.

You can find all the key information on our page about the applications period

Get in touch

Fax +49 (0) 831 2523-126

We can be contacted by telephone:

  • Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Please arrange an appointment for a personal consultation.

Building D, 1st floor

Contacts in Academic Registry

Tel. +49 (0) 831 2523 + extension no.

Academic Registry (technical)
All engineering and computer science degree programmes

  • Sarah Puttner: +352 (Room D 205)
  • Ramona Bilgri: +120 (Room D 206)
  • Susanne Breitfeld: +359 (Room D 206)
  • Tanja Hansbauer: +354 (Room D 207)
  • Stefani Konc: +351 (Room D 204)
  • Dunja Mühleisen: +359 (Room D 206)

Go to Academic Registry.

Academic Registry (Business/Economics)
all business-related degree programmes

  • Antje Bauerfeind: +355 (Room D 209)
  • Cornelia Buchwald: +350 (Room D 208)
  • Andrea Riescher-Socher: +361 / +355 (Room D 209)
  • Djamila Schittenhelm: +122 (Room D 212)
  • Alexander Städele: + 124 (Zimmer D 209)

Deputy Director

Sarah Puttner
Bachelor of Arts


Dirk Gerke
Public Administrator