Apply to Pre-Study Fulda


The following eligibility criteria apply:

University entrance qualification: Students must be eligible for access to university in Germany. We will evaluate this after receiving your application; check 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 Pre-Study Fulda). An overview of all study programmes with course contents and requirements can be found on our website

Language requirements:

Beginner's course: no previous language skills required

Course date: 18 April until 4 August 2017
(further language courses up to DSH exam are offered)

DSH-course A: German language skills at B 1 level CEF

This can be certified by:

  • Goethe-Zertifikat B1
  • Zertifikat Deutsch B1 (telc)
  • TestDaF with TDN 3 in at least one of the four sections

Course date: 13 February until 4 August 2017

DSH-course B: German skills at B2 level CEF. This can be certified by:

  • Goethe-Zertifikat B2
  • telc Deutsch B 2
  • TestDaF result of TDN 3 in all four sections or
  • DSH-1

Course date: 18 April until 4 August 2017

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).
Applicants for "M. Sc. Global Software Development" do not have to provide any German language skills.

Application process

Qualified applicants should fill out the online application to apply. The following documents will be required along with your application:

  • your secondary school leaving certificate (certified copy)
  • your university graduation diploma, if any (certified copy)
  • certificates documenting your German language proficiency (if necessary)
  • copy of your (conditional) admission to study at HS Fulda, if any
  • for the Master's programme 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

Christina Pitz

Coordinator "Pre-Study Fulda"

Organisation of the preparatory semester "Pre-Study Fulda" for international students

Building 43, Room 203
Christina Pitz +49 (0) 661 / 9640 914
Consultation hours
Mon + Wed 10.00 – 12.30
Office hours
Mon – Thu: 8.00 – 13.00, Fri 8.00 - 12.00 (Mon + Wed Telework 14.00 - 17.00)

Application deadlines

Pre-Study with DSH-course A

  • Applicants who need visa:
    15 November 2016
  • Non-visa applicants:
    1 February 2017*

Pre-Study with DSH-course B or beginner's course only:

  • Applicants who need visa:
    1 February 2017
  • Non-visa applicants:
    15 March 2017*

    *or when all places have been filled.

Applicants "M. Sc. Global Software Development": 01 February 2017