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 next application period will start on April 11, 2022 and ends on May 31, 2022.

Admission requirements

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

  • Indirect 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:

  • (1) Recognized proof of German language skills of at least B1 level (we accept proof of Goethe, telc, DSD, ÖSD)
  • (2) Tabular curriculum vitae
  • (3) School leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades in the original language
  • (4) School leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades as a translation into German or English
  • (5) Possibly university degree certificate (if you have already completed a degree in your home country/abroad)
  • (6) Copy of passport (and, if available: residence permit for Germany


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.