Degree Seeking



Application Process

Please note the new application portal for all Bachelor's, Master's and Studienkolleg courses:

You can apply for studies starting in winter term 2022/23 now. Applications for Studienkolleg (t-course to prepare for Feststellungsprüfung and German language course before Bachelor studies) are possible. Applicants for the language course before Master studies please apply for the Master course. 


Current note: On June 29th 2022 at 11:00 CEST, we will host a Zoom tutorial for the application as an international applicant at KIT. Join us under this link at 09:30 am:

Meeting-ID: 691 9659 7054
Kenncode: 819340

In order to facilitate the application process, international students can apply online at KIT.

Please select the group you belong to:



* Applicants for a Bachelors degree with foreign nationality and German higher education entrance qualification (Abitur, not graduees from Studienkolleg) follow the same application process as German applicants and apply via this portal.

** For all interested (EU and non-EU)

Entry to Germany

Please visit the page of RKI for information about the current entry regulations.

Video tutorial Application for studies at KIT (in German)

Please note: Applications for Bachelor's degree programmes with restricted admission (NC) require registration at Hochschulstart. Information on this can be found on the Bachelor application page.

Application deadlines

The application deadlines are strict. Applications must also have been submitted to the application portal by the application deadline.  

Please apply as early as possible for the Studienkolleg (preparatory college) and German courses because getting a visa usually takes six to eight weeks.

Application deadline winter term
Bachelor: for winter term 2021/22: July 15
Preparatory Course (Studienkolleg): for winter term 2021/22: July 15
German Language Course (intensive, preparatory course for DSH, 1 semester, before the Bachelor studies): July 15
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering (International): April 30
Master with NC (restricted admission): July 15
German Language Course (intensive, preparatory course for DSH, 1 semester, before the Master studies)

July 15

Master without NC: September 30
Master Optics & Photonics: April 30
Master Water Science and Engineering: June 15
Master Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics: June 15


Application deadline summer term
Bachelor: application not possible  
Preparatory Course (Studienkolleg): January, 15th
German Language Course (preparatory course for DSH, 1 semester): January, 15th
Master with NC (restricted admission): January, 15th
Master without NC: March, 31st
Master Water Science and Engineering: November, 30th
Master Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics: December, 15th


Admission process for Bachelors Degree Courses

Admission process for Masters Degree Courses