Information on application and admission for international applicants

International applicants who gained their school leaving certificate(s) abroad

We are glad that you have decided to apply at the University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg. Please carefully read following information which is designed to help you to complete your application without errors. The Bachelor's degree programmes in Applied Biology and International Business are the only Bachelor's degree programmes we offer in English. They can be started in winter semester only.

If you intend to apply for Applied Biology, please go to:


In summer semester we offer the German language programmes in Business Management (Campus Sankt Augustin and Campus Rheinbach) and Business Psychology (Campus Rheinbach).

The online application portal for the winter semester 2017/18 will be open from 17 May 2017 until 15 July 2017.

For the German language degree courses we require the following German language proficiency tests for Higher Education: Telc C1 Hochschule, DSH level 2 orTestDaF level 4 x 4

If you intend to sit for TestDaF, please keep in mind that it takes 6 weeks until the results are out.

To apply for the German Bachelor's degree programmes, please click:

If the online application is not workable for you, please send an e-mail  stating the course you intend to apply for, your complete name and mailing address.

Further information

On limited-intake degree courses 7% of places are available for international students. Places are allocated by the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences.

Dates for your diary

The application deadlines are 15 January for the summer semester and 15 July for the winter semester. These deadlines are absolute, meaning that your complete application with all documents must be with us by the date specified. The Bachelor's degree programmes in  in Business Management and in Business Psycholgy are the only courses that begin in the summer and winter semester.

Documents to be enclosed with your application

Please make certain to have following documents available as officially certified copies, translated into German or English in order to enclose them to the application:

  • Secondary school leaving certificate(s);
  • University entrance examination certificate (if this has to be passed in your home country);
  • Evidence of any degrees taken in your home country including transcripts of your grades and degree certificates;
  • Evidence of German language skills (applies to the German language and bilingual degree courses (Forensice Sciences);
  • Evidence of English language skills (applies to the Bachelor's degree course in Applied Biology  in Forensic Sciences, and in International Business);
  • Your completed application form.

Intensive DSH-preparation course

If  your German language skills are not yet on the require level, but already on the B2 level, you could apply for our one semester DSH-preparation course. Please read more at:

DSH-preparation course