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Application deadlines

International study programs and those taught in English have special application procedures and deadlines. The application process usually starts two months before. An overview on the different application deadlines is listed on this page.

General rules:

  • Special deadlines: Please be aware that international study programs and those taught in English have special deadlines and application procedures.
  • Bachelor's programs offered by the University of Stuttgart may only be started with the winter semester.
  • All degree programs must be applied for online. 
  • The application period expires at midnight on the day specified. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.
  • The university does not provide special deadlines for so-called “early” high school graduates.

Application deadlines by type of degree program

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Winter semester: The application deadline is July 15 of every year.

Summer semester: There is no admission to Bachelor's programs of the University of Stuttgart during the summer semester.

Winter semester: The application deadline is September 15 of every year.

Summer semester: No admissions to Bachelor's programs of the University of Stuttgart for the summer semester.

Please note: When applying for a combined degree program: as soon as admission to one of the majors is restricted, the application window closes on July 15 of every year.

For degree programs with limited enrollment and/or entrance exam:

  • Winter semester: The application deadline is July 15 of every year.
  • Summer semester: The application deadline is January 15 of every year.

For degree programs without limited enrollment and/or entrance exam:

  • Winter semester: The application deadline is October 15 of every year.
  • Summer semester: The application deadline is April 15 of every year.

Check the change of study program or university web page for more details.

International Master’s programs and those taught in English have special application deadlines.

For more details on the individual application deadlines, please refer to the Master's Programs Catalog.

Winter semester:

Most Master’s programs start with the fall semester. The application deadline is usually July 15.

Summer semester:    

Certain master’s programs also start with the spring semester, the application deadline is January 15.

For Physical Education Teaching Qualification B.A. as well as "Erweiterungsmaster" and German-French Social Sciences degree programs, these additional special deadlines apply:

The extact enrollment dates will be announced with the admission note. General deadlines can be found on the Enrollment web page.