International prospective students (degree-seeking)

Applying for admission

When applying to German universities, prospective students must meet specific requirements. Here we describe what they are and how to fulfill them if you plan to apply to the University of Stuttgart.

Please note:

When applying via C@MPUS you will be asked to upload various documents. You will need to scan these documents to your computer.

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EU citizens have equivalent status to German citizens but must proof their good knowledge of German. You should carefully read and follow the application instructions for Germans and international applicants with a German university entrance qualification. This is where you can see which documents you will be asked to upload in C@MPUS. Consult the application guideline for details.

Non-EU citizens also apply using the  Campus-Management-System C@MPUS.

Upload the following documents directly via the application portal:

  • The university entrance qualification final record that entitles you to study at university in your respective home country, together with the transcript showing individual grades
  • Also, certificates or records of university entrance examinations passed abroad, including the accompanying transcript with individual grades, if your respective home country requires a university entrance examination
  • All applicable higher education and university final records earned (such as from colleges or academies), including transcripts with individual grades or evidence of university examinations already taken
  • Proof of the required proficiency in the German language
  • For Bachelor's programs that require you to complete a mandatory pre-study internship: certificates of approval for pre-study internships issued by the relevant internship office at the University of Stuttgart (providing this exists). Further information on how to proof the pre-study internship is published in the application guideline for German and EU citizens.
  • Possibly other documents that you will be automatically asked for
  • Country-specific documentation: Applicants from the following countries must upload these additional documents:

Additional documentation for applicants to Master's study programs:

  • Exams extract with grade point average
  • Bachelor's diploma, if you completed your Bachelor's studies and already received the diploma
  • Depending on the subject, there may be supplementary amendments that you should attach to the application. You can find this on the page: Selection criteria and admission statutes for Master's study programs
  • Description of the contents of your completed Bachelor's study program

Applications for International English-language Master’s study programs are also processed through the Campus-Management-System C@MPUS. Please consult the respective study programs web sites for the specific documentation you need to upload. Click here for an Overview of the Study Programs that contains additional useful information.