Application for Pre-College Fulda

Pre-College Fulda starts once a year in the winter semester. It is not possible to apply to start in the summer semester.
The latest application period started on 1 April 2021 and ended on 15 July 2021.

Admission requirements

To take part in the Pre-College Fulda programme, applicants must fulfil a number of admission requirements:

  • Indirect or direct university entrance qualification 
    Please read the information provided here to find out what kind of university qualification you have, or send us your application using the online application form.
  • Academic requirements 
    The academic requirements according to the respective study programme must be fulfilled.
  • Language requirements 
    German skills of at least B1 GER/ DSD I level are required. Proof of this can be provided in the form of Goethe-Zertifikat B1, telc Deutsch B1, Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kulturministerkonferenz Level I (DSD I) or Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch B1 (ÖSD).

Important: You must pass the B2 test after the winter semester in order to continue the Pre-College programme in the summer semester with the C1 course.

How can you apply for Pre-College?

Applications for Pre-College Fulda must be submitted using the online form. Please note that some responses are mandatory. You must also upload all required documents.

Important information: Your application will not be considered if the application documents are incomplete!

Your application must include scans (individual PDF files should be a maximum of 5 MB) of the following documents:

  • School-leaving certificate containing a list of subjects and grades in the original language and a German or English translation
  • University degree certificate if you have already completed a degree in your home country/abroad
  • Proof of B1 level German language skills according to CEFR (and, if applicable, English).
  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • Copy of passport (and, if applicable, residence permit for Germany)

Are you interested in applying to Pre-College 2022?
Do you want to get updates on the next application period?
Mail us (hoentzsch[at] and we put you in our mailing list.



Peter Gitzler

Project Assistant Pre-College-Fulda

Preparation for studies and profession

Building 41 , Room 219
Peter Gitzler+49 661 9640-1465
Office hours
Mon – Wed: 8:00 – 16:00, Thu – Fri: 8:00 – 12:00

Tip 1: Convert your documents

With an app on your smartphone, you can change .jpg-files into .pdf-files. These free converters allow you to take pictures of your application material and to upload it in the application form.

Tip 2: University entrance qualification

If you are not sure whether your school-leaving certificate is recognised as a higher education entrance qualification in Germany, you can check the German Academic Exchange Service´s database on admission requirements.