University of Kassel, KASSEL, HESSE - ADMISSION

    Kassel, HesseLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1971established year

    Universitat Kassel Admission Process, Deadlines & Requirements

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    Universitat Kassel is a German public university offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate study programs in fields of study like Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Architecture, Agriculture, Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts. These programs are offered to both domestic as well as international students. During the winter semester of 2018-19, University of Kassel has a total enrollment of around 25,000 students out of which 3,000 were international students representing over 115 countries from all over the world.

    • Students can apply online via Uni-Assist.
    • The application fee for international students is 75 EUR.
    • The university accepts applications during winter and summer semesters.
    • TestDaf, Goethe Certificate, DSH and telc are accepted for German Proficiency Requirements.


    Application Portal Uni Assist
    Application Fee (non-refundable) 75.00 EUR
    German Proficiency Tests TestDaf, Goethe Certificate, DSH and telc
    Academic Calendar Semester Based
    Intake Seasons Summer/Winter
    Work Experience Required for specific programs

    Universitat Kassel Admission Deadlines

    The university opens its admissions twice a year and follows a semester-based curriculum. Aspirants are advised to complete their application beforehand to avoid confusion during the admission process.

    Semesters Deadlines
    Winter July 15th
    Summer January 15th

    Universitat Kassel Undergraduate Admissions

    International students must apply online via Uni Assist portal. Students with foreign credentials need to present a set of documents along with academic requirements to further their applications.

    Apply Online:- Click Here to Apply

    Admission Requirements

    • All the academic records/transcripts from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Translation of official transcripts in German/ English Language
    • Proof of English or German Language Proficiency, as required
    • GMAT/ GRE scores (If required)
    • Updated Resume
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • A copy of a valid passport

    German Language Requirements

    It is required for students to be proficient in German, as the medium of instruction for most of the courses is German. Aspirants applying to Universitat Kassel must have required knowledge of German Language. Here are some of the tests that are accepted as a measure of German proficiency:

    Tests Minimum Score Required
    Test Daf Level 4 (All sub-exams)
    Goethe certificate Level 2 (All module parts)
    telc deutsch C1 University Level
    DSH Level 2

    English Language Requirements

    Candidates are required to submit a German Proficiency Test score to prove their English Language skills.

    Language requirements differ for each course and are divided into Language level A2, Language level B1, Language level B2, Language level C1-each designated to its own level.

    Levels* IELTS TOEFL (iBT)
    A2 3.0 -
    B1 4.0-5.0 42-71
    B2 5.5-6.5 72-94
    C1 7.0-8.0 95+

    *As per Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

    Visa Process

    International applicants will need to apply for a German student visa at the German embassy or consulate. Documents required for the visa process are given below:-

    • Proof of admission into a study program
    • Copy of passport
    • Authenticated certificates of earlier education
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor Letter, if applicable

    Universitat Kassel Graduate Admissions

    The university offers master-level degree program through its 7 schools – Natural Sciences,

    Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning, Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and

    international agriculture and environmental protection.

    The course-wise admission requirements for some of the most popular courses are given below:-

    Programs Medium of Instruction Academic Requirements
    Civil Engineering German Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, proof of 210 credits
    Eco­nomic Be­ha­viour and Gov­ernance English Bachelor Degree in Economics, Business Studies or a relevant subject, English Proficiency:- Level B2
    Marketing German Bachelor’s Degree/ Diploma in a relevant subject, Overall GPA of at least 3.5, 1 year of professional experience
    Political Science German Bachelor degree in Political Science or equivalent, Letter of Motivation
    Business Education German & English Bachelor’s Degree/ Diploma in Economics or equivalent, Letter of Motivation, English Proficiency:- Level B2

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