German Applicants

Application process for students with a degree received in Germany

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Bewerbungsprozess deutsche Studierende
  1. 1

    Inform yourself about the admission requirements

    Admission requirements:

    Bachelor's degree, diploma or equivalent degree with at least 180 credits in a technical or scientific course in the subject area

    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Physics
    • or equivalent

    in another course, at least 60 credits in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering, of which at least 18 credits are in the field of mathematics (analysis, algebra).

    Further admission criteria:

    • 'good' mathematical knowledge,
    • 'good' knowledge of technical sciences,
    • 'good' basic knowledge of natural science.
    • Letter of motivation (maximum two pages) in which you state your personal motivation and suitability for the master's program convincingly, including a record of previous academic performance, field training and scientific work. 
    • Proof of at least one year of work experience of any kind after finishing your first degree of higher education.
      • The work experience does not have to be obtained in the wind energy sector.
      • In special cases, the examination board can decide that work experience (in any field of activity) that you have gained before you had finished your first degree of higher education is acceptable as well.
    • Proof of English language knowledge equivalent to level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  2. 2

    Compile all required documents

    Required documents
    • School leaving certificate with which you fulfill the entrance requirement for higher education.
    • Certificates and transcripts of records of your previous higher education.
    • Proof of at least one year of work (in any field of activity) experience after finishing your first degree of higher education. In special cases, the examination board can decide that work experience that you have gained before you had finished your first degree of higher education is acceptable as well.
    • Proof of English language knowledge equivalent to level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.  
    • Letter of motivation (maximum two pages) in which you state your personal motivation and suitability for the master's program convincingly, including a record of previous academic performance, field training and scientific work. 
    • Applicants from China, Mongolia or Vietnam have to submit the "APS" as well.
  3. 3

    Have all required documents (translated and) certified

    If you have any further documents beside your first university degree that have been issued in another language than German or English, have them translated by a court-certified translator.

    Make copies of the original and the translated documents.

    Let both sets of copies certify by an authorized signatory such as a public notary. Check out what a certified copy is and where to receive it in our FAQ.

    Make digital copies of the original and translated certified copies.

  4. 4

    Apply online via UNIKIMS

    Fill in the application form at UNIKIMS and send it in (Bewerbung absenden).

    After completing the online registration, you will receive a confirmation PDF. You will be asked to compile further documents, depending on your personal situation.

  5. 5

    Hand in all required documents

    Send all the certified copies, the letter of motivation and further documents to the address provided to you after the registration at UNIKIMS.

    Note: Please don´t hand in any original documents!

    We at the UNIKIMS and the University of Kassel will then evaluate your documents regarding the formal admission requirements named in step 1.

  6. 6

    Welcome!

    Lean back and wait, you have done your part. Now it is our turn to do our part.

    After 4-6 weeks you will receive the evaluation result by e-mail and letter.

    We hope to welcome you soon as a new student!