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The steps of the application process with a German degree

If you have a German higher education entrance qualification, meaning you have acquired your degree in Germany, please proceed with your application as follows.

Step 1: Apply to the University

Before you can start your application, you must first register on the online portal of the University and set up an applicant account. To do so, click on the link Register now on the homepage of the application portal and enter your personal data there. You will be prompted to select a password and you will receive an email after completing the registration procedure. Use the link in the mail to activate your account, and then you can begin your application. Please ensure that you have access to your user data (user name and password) at all times.

After you have registered and logged in, you will be guided through the application step by step. All obligatory answers are marked with an asterisk (*). If you need assistance with the individual input fields you can click on the info icon. Should you still have any technical questions or questions related to your studies, please contact zulassung(at)

You may submit three equivalent applications under one applicant number.

You can interrupt the online application at any time and begin again at a later point, if you have to research some information, for example. The information you have entered will be saved. The status of the application is then in preparation. You can only work on the application and the related information up until you have submitted it by clicking on Submit application. Please check your information once again before final submission. After submission, changes can only be made when the application has been withdrawn. In this case, the application will not be processed by the University until it has been resubmitted.

You can submit another application for a different degree program at any time until the application deadline by clicking on the button Add application. Submitted applications are initially assigned the status of received. You will be informed by email about every change in the status of your application and referred to the application portal.

You can find a downloadable overview of the status definitions on the degree program pages.

Step 2: Send your documents to the University

You can use the function Print test sheet to check all of the information you have entered. Then print the written version of your application by clicking on Application letter. Furthermore, you can find out what additional documents need to be submitted as hard copies on the pages of the respective degree programs.

Send your signed, written application to Hochschule Mainz, Studierendenb├╝ro, Lucy-Hillebrand-Stra├če 2, 55128 Mainz and include as hard copies all documents to be submitted.

After the applications have been received in written form, your status changes to being processed. The application is not considered submitted to the University until the hard copy of it has been received.


You can get an overview of the respective processing status of your applications via the application portal of Mainz University of Applied Sciences.

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