Apply to Fulda Pre-Study


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 at

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: 16 February until 4 June 2021; course has been cancelled

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

Course date: summer term 2021, not fixed yet

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

Course dates: 1 December 2020 - 12 March 2021 and winter term 2021/22

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
  • DSH 1

Course dates: 12 April - 29 July 2021

Equivalent certificates can be recognised on an individual basis; a language test at Fulda University can also be arranged by individual appointment (which is 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 (certified copy)
  • Your university graduation certificate, if any (certified copy)
  • 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 "International Management" and "Intercultural Communication and European Studies", proof of English language proficiency and a letter of motivation


Please click here to apply!

Programme Coordinator

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: will be scheduled soon

Pre-Study with B1-course:

Application deadline: 1 April 2021* (15 February 2021 for visa applicants)

Pre-Study with B2-course:

Application deadline: 15 November 2020* (15 July 2020 for visa applicants)

Pre-Study with DSH-course:

Application period: 1 October 2020 until 15 January 2021 (visa applicants) /  1 April 2021* (non visa applicants)

*Or when all places have been filled.