The University of Koblenz is a member of uni-assist. The main task of uni-assist is the evaluation of international school/university certificates in regard to their equivalence to German school/university degrees. Whether you have to apply with uni-assist or directly with the university depends on which group of applicants you belong to:
Applicants who have already been checked by uni-assist
The following documents have to be attached to your application: the uni-assist Evaluation Report (uni-assist Prüfbericht) and - in case you are already studying at a German university - an "Unbedenklichkeitsbescheinigung" from the university where you are currently enrolled at and a current transcript of records.
Please note that only certified copies of your official documents can be accepted.
Applicants who have already successfully passed a Studienkolleg
University applicants who have obtained their higher education entrance qualification/first degree outside of Germany must apply via the new uni-assist portal "My assist". Please find below a list of the required documents. Please do not send original documents. In addition, you need to send the signed application as a hard copy to the following address:
Universität Koblenz c/o UNI-ASSIST e.V. D-11507 Berlin
Please note that your application at the University of Koblenz can only be considered if you have handed in all required documents before the application deadline and have paid the uni-assist fee. For your first study wish, the uni-assist fee is 75,00€, for every further study wish, the fee is 30,00€.
Documents for Uni-Assist
The following documents (in English or German) have to be uploaded in My assist by all students along with the online-application form from the uni-assist portal:
(High School) Diploma which qualifies you for university admission in your home country, including a subjects and grades overview
Transcripts of records with a summary of subjects and grades, if you have already studied in your home country
Language certificates for German or English
For degree programs taught in German:
Deutschprüfung TestDaF – Level 4
or an equivalent: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang DSH-2, Deutsches Sprachdiplom der KMK Stufe 2 (DSD II), Prüfungsteil Deutsch der Feststellungsprüfung an Studienkollegs, Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) or telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
In addition, if applicable:
Officially certified translations of your documents if they have not been issued in English or German
Bachelor’s degree programs: university entrance examination (if this is required for university admission in your home country)
Applicants from China, Mongolia, Vietnam, India: APS certificate
Certificate of your academic degree and academic transcripts regarding previous studies at a university
In case you have already been studying at a German university: Unbedenklichkeitsbescheinigung (certificate that you have not finally failed an exam; normally issued by the examinations office of you former university)
Additional Documents: Master programmes
Bachelor's or equivalent degree from a foreign university with a subjects and grades overview
Special professional/academic skills in accordance with the program requirements at the University of Koblenz
Additional Documents: Bachelor of Education
Please note that you have to submit the following document for an application for Bachelor of Education:
Due to the long mailing times and visa application processes, we strongly advise international applicants to apply for the respective programs as early as possible! Every year we receive emails from students who were unable to arrive in time due to long visa processing times. Please start the application process as soon as possible, if you do need a visa for Germany.
Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Optimization - 15.07. (EU citizens)
Web and Data Science- 15.07. (EU citizens)
Distance Learning: Angewandte Umweltwissenschaften, Energiemanagement, Personal und Organisation, Inklusion und Schule, Master of Business Administration, Psychologische Diagnostik, Beratung und Evaluation – 30.09. -> for further information regarding the application process for these distance learning study programmes, please refer to zfuw.org
Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Optimization - 15.01. (EU citizens)
Regarding the application deadlines of Universität of Koblenz please note that it might take up to 8 weeks until uni-assist have processed your application. Afterwards, your application will also be examined by the respective department of the university. The admission and visa application process can easily add up to 5 months (and more) for international applicants. We therefore advise non-EU applicants to apply as soon as possible.