Applying directly via HSD is possible only for those international applicants, who have e.g. a German school leaving certificate or have German university degree.
A detailed list of cases, in which you have to apply via HSD directly and in which cases you need to send your application to uni-assist, can be found on our website Application processes for international applicants.
1.a Application for the first study semester
If you are applying for to start a study programme in the first semester, please hand in your application online via the application-portal of HSD.
Students applying for admission restricted bachelor study programmes, please note the information about the DoSV.
1.b Application for a higher semester
If you are applying for a higher semester, please hand in your application online via the application-portal of HSD.
Further information can be found on this website.
2. Application documents
You will be informed during the online-application process if and which documents need to be submitted to HSD.
Applicants for a second German university degree (Zweitstudium) need to send their degree certificates and a motivation letter.
Applicants for a higher semester need to send an up-to-date certificate of enrolment, which states the current study semester and study programme.
Certificates written in a foreign language must be translated into German by a sworn translator. All documents need to be send as authenticated copies to this address:
Studierenden Support - Zulassungsstelle
3. Application fee
An application directly at Hochschule Düsseldorf is free of charge.