Apply to Pre-Study Fulda


The following eligibility criteria apply:

direct university entrance qualification: Students must be eligible for admission to university in Germany. We will assess this after receiving your application; check to see if you meet the requirements on the DAAD´s admission database.

Academic qualification for your chosen degree programme: You should be qualified for admission to your chosen degree programme (certain gaps in specialised knowledge will be covered through Fulda Pre-Study). An overview of all study programmes with course contents and requirements is available on our website.

Language requirements

Beginners' course: No previous language skills required

Course date:7 February - 20 May 2022

B1 Course: German language skills at A2 level (CEFR)

Course date: 20 June - 9 September 2022

B2 course: German language skills at B1 level (CEFR)

This can be certified by:

  • B1 Goethe certificate
  • telc Deutsch B1 certificate
  • TestDaF with TDN 3 in at least one of the four sections
  • University's Certificate

Course dates: 17 October 2022 - 10 February 2023

DSH course: German skills at B2 level (CEFR). This can be certified by:

  • B2 Goethe certificate
  • telc Deutsch B2 certificate
  • TestDaF with TDN 3 in all four sections
  • University's Certificate
  • DSH 1

Course dates: 11 April - 29 July 2022

Equivalent certificates can be recognised on an individual basis; a language test at Fulda University may be arranged if available (only possible if you are already in Germany).

Application process

Qualified applicants should complete the online application. You will need to present the following documents with your application (pdf document not bigger than 5 MB):

  • Your secondary school leaving certificate including grades (original  language and translated German/English)
  • Transcripts of Records of your study semesters, if any (original language and translated German/English)
  • used grading scale of University where you have studied
  • Your university graduation certificate, if any (original language and translated German/English)
  • Certificates documenting your German language proficiency (if necessary)
  • Copy of your (conditional) admission to study at Fulda University, if any
  • For the Master's programmes in "MSc International Management", "MA Human Rights in Politics, Law and Society" and " MA Intercultural Communication and European Studies", proof of English language proficiency and a letter of motivation (german/english)

Original documents have to be provided after arrival.


Apply here for Pre-Study B1 course Apply here for Pre-Study B2 course


Christina Pitz

Coordinator "Pre-Study for Internationals"

Building 43 , Room 203
Christina Pitz+49 (0) 661 / 9640 1455
+49 160 2411760
Consultation hours
Wed: 11.00 – 13.00, Fri: 10.00 - 12.00
Office hours
Mon Telework 8.00 - 14.00, Tue – Fri: 8.00 – 14.00

Application deadlines

Pre-Study with beginners' course:
Application period: 1 July 2021 - 8 February 2022 (until 15 October 2021 for visa applicants)*

Pre-Study with B1 course:
Application period: 15 November 2021 - 1 June 2022* (until 15 March 2022 for visa applicants)

Pre-Study with B2 course:
Application deadline: 15 September 2022* (15 July 2022 for visa applicants)

Pre-Study with DSH course:
Application period: 1 September 2021 until 1 April 2022* (until 15 January 2022 for visa applicants)

*Or when all places have been filled.