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Admission requirements

Generally speaking, admission to a study program at Hochschule Fresenius is based on your previous education and qualifications. Take a look at the requirements for the study program you wish to join. If in doubt, please don’t hesitate to contact our study advice team

Admission requirements for Bachelor’s study programs

To be admitted to a Bachelor’s study program at Hochschule Fresenius, you require a university entrance qualification (German “Hochschulzugangsberechtigung”). This qualification can be provided in one of the following ways:

Admission requirements for Master’s study programs

Each Master’s study program has its own admission requirements. In general, you can start a Master’s program if you have attained a first professional degree, e.g. a Bachelor’s degree.

If you have completed vocational training in a specific field and have several years of professional experience, you might be able to take an aptitude test and begin your Master’s program without a Bachelor’s degree. If you want to know more about this option, please contact our Study Advice Service.

In some Master’s programs, we require that you have completed your Bachelor’s degree in certain subject areas, or that you have certain professional training or experience.

Please check your Master’s program info page, to read the detailed admission requirements.

Language skills 

If you decide to join an English-language study program, you do not need to speak German. However, we encourage you to start learning German before arriving in Germany to make your life easier.

For our English-language study programs, you will need to prove language skills equivalent to Level B2 (e.g. TOEFL iBT with at least 90 points or IELTS with at least 6.5). If you wish to enroll in a German-language study program, and you are not a native speaker or have not completed your schooling in a German-speaking country, you need to provide a DSH test with an overall score of DSH-2 or TestDaF at Level 3.

If you are unsure whether your certificate entitles you to study at Hochschule Fresenius, please feel free to make an appointment, and we will check your admission eligibility.

Any questions concerning your qualifications?

Are you unsure whether your certificate entitles you to study at Hochschule Fresenius? Please feel free to make an individual consultation appointment with our international admissions team, and we will check your admission eligibility.

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