Frequently Askes Questions
Application deadline for summer semester: April 1st
Application deadline for winter semester: October 1st
Yes, of course, but all modules are suitable for a single study. Please name us which module you want to study and send the following documents to wes[at]uni-kassel[dot]de:
- certificates and transcript(s) of records of your previous higher education (e.g. bachelor´s degree)
- Curriculum Vitae
You can prove your English language knowledge by one of the documents mentioned at the university's info-website. If you are a native speaker, please submit a letter explaining that (native country, education etc.).
Yes, you can apply via e-mail for a certificate study.
You can find a detailed description about the application process here.
Usually, you will be informed within a few days. We will contact you in case any documents are missing or are not meeting the required standard (yet). You will have the opportunity to resubmit documents.
Yes, as a diploma student you can change to the master program in October of any year – either in the midst or the end of your diploma courses. All modules you have completed and all payments you have made so far, will be accredited to the master program.
To become a master student while already being a diploma student, you will have to go through the same application process as other master applicants.
Application process for students with a first degree received outside of Germany: click here.
Application process for students with a first degree received in Germany: click here.
Cost & Payment
No. You have the possibility to pay the tuition fees in installments of 3,000 Euros per semester. If you study for longer than 2 semesters, you will not have to pay any tuition fees anymore.
No, you don´t have to pay an application fee to become a diploma student.
As a program settled at a university, we can only offer bank transfers.
The prescribed period of study of a certificate is 2 semesters (one year), whereby every module is only offered once a year. As a certificate student you don´t have to create your own study schedule, as the modules are already distributed across both semesters.
Yes! WES.online has been specifically created for people working a full-time job. As all modules are taught 100% online and all lecturers are recorded, you can study anywhere and anytime.
Yes, of course. You can study from anywhere in the world.
Our winter-semester runs from 1 October until 31 March.
Our summer-semester runs from 1 April until 31 September.
The lectures of the winter semester usually start in the middle of October and end with exams in February/March. The lectures in the summer semester start in the middle of April and end with exams in July until August. Homework assignment deadlines can reach into September.
We teach all online modules with the web conference tool Adobe Connect. For every module, we created an own virtual classroom in which the lecturer gives their lectures. This procedure is very interactive and similar to an on-campus classroom. All students can talk to their lecturer and classmates via microphone and via chat. Online teaching offers the advantage that all sessions can be recorded. This enables our students to study anywhere at any time.
You will need a webcam for taking part in oral exams and holding presentations.
It is advised to use a headset as well.
For technical support please feel free to contact us or the IT service (its-helpdesk[at]uni-kassel[dot]de).