Application and Admission

General information

Within the application period you need to apply online for your desired degree program and upload the required documents.  Here you can find the online application form.

Important note:

The application Deadlines for Master applicants vary not only from degree program to degree program, but there are also different Deadlines for applicants from EU member states and non-EU-member states. Please inform yourself of the exact Deadline for the degree program of your choice below (see "application periods").

All applicants from China, Mongolia or Vietnam need to present the APS certificate with their application.


                                                                                     Regular application deadlines summer semester

 EU-citizensNon-EU citizens
All degree programs15.11 - 15.0115.11 - 15.01
individual deadlines for the following programs:  
Applied Research in Computer Science05.11 -  30.1105.11 - 30.11
Compliance, IT und Datenschutz05.11 - 15.0105.11 - 30.11
Compliance, IT und Datenschutz research05.11 - 15.0105.11 - 30.11
Computer Science05.11 - 15.0105.11 - 30.11
General Management05.11 - 30.1105.11 - 30.11
Global Management05.11 - 15.0105.11 - 30.11
Mediendesign (SoSe nur höhere Semester)05.11 - 15.01k. A.
Operational Excellence05.11 - 30.1105.11 - 30.11
Software Engineering for Industrial05.11 - 30.1105.11 - 30.11
Sustainable Textiles05.11 - 15.0105.11 - 30.11
Sustainable Water Management and Engineering05.11 - 15.0105.11 - 30.11
Textile Design (SoSe nur höhere Semester)05.11 - 15.01k. A.


Regular application deadlines winter semester



 EU citizensNon-EU citizens
All degree programs01.05 - 31.0701.05 - 31.07.
Individual deadlines for the following programs:
Applied Research in Computer Science15.04 - 31.0515.04 - 31.05
Compliance, IT und Datenschutz15.04 - 31.0715.04 - 31.05
Compliance, IT und Datenschutz research15.04 - 31.0715.04 - 31.05
Digitalisation and Innovation15.04 - 31.0515.04 - 31.05
General Management15.04 - 31.0515.04 - 31.05
Global Management15.04 - 31.0715.04 - 31.05
Mediendesign01.05 - 15.0601.05 - 15.06
Operational Excellence15.04 - 31.0515.04 - 31.05
Software Engineering for Industrial Applications15.04 - 31.0515.04 - 31.05
Sustainability Management 15.04 - 31.05
Sustainable Textiles15.04 - 31.0715.04 - 31.05
Sustainable Water Management and Engineering15.04 - 31.0515.04 - 31.05
Textile Design01.05 - 15.0601.05 - 15.06


1. step: Choose your preferred study program
2. step: Prepare your documents

  • uniAssist (all Bachelor´s programs such as the Master degree programs "Personal und Arbeit", "Global Management", "Sustainable Textiles" and "Projektmanagement")
  • aptitude test ("Textildesign", "Mediendesign")
  • personal application documents (all programs)

3. step: Registration and online application (explainer video)

4. step: Completion of application documents

5. step: Enrollment

6. step: Welcome at Hof University!

Choose your preferred study program


Here you can find our academic offer.

The application Deadlines for Master applicants vary not only from degree program to degree program, but there are also different Deadlines for applicants from EU member states and non-EU-member states. Please inform yourself of the exact Deadline for the degree program of your choice below (see "application periods").

You are free to apply for two or more degree programs at a time.

Exchange students have to apply through the International Office.

Prepare your documents


uniAssist - all Bachelor´programs and the Master´s programs "Personal und Arbeit", "Global Management", "Sustainable Textiles", "Sustainable Water Management and Engineering" and "Projektmanagement"

If you are of foreign nationality and have completed your high school education in a country other than Germany and are interested in becoming a full-time student in one of our undergraduate degree courses you must submit evidence of German language proficiency corresponding to a successfully completed level B2 according to the Common European framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The language certificate must be issued by a certified institute. The displayed test result shall not be older than three years.

You will have to fulfill the following additional admission requirements:

Approval of documents by uni-assist e.V.
If you acquired your university entrance certificate abroad, it has to be assessed by our partner uni-assist before you send it to Hof University. We advise you to send your documents to uni-assist at least 4 weeks before the application deadline at Hof University.

Once you have your assessment, please submit it to Hof University.

Applications for admission to one of our Master programs, have to be submitted via the Online-registration portal. Admission requirements vary according to each program. Please check our website for details. All degrees acquired abroad must be approved by Hof University. We use the database “anabin” set up by the German Ministers of Education to assess degrees.

Special regulations
 Software Engineering for Industrial Applications:
- Additional professional experience in the software industry is strongly recommended

German Indian Management Studies:
- the first intake of this program takes place at the PSG Institute of Advanced Studies in Coimbatore, India

Global Management/General Management/Operational Excellence:
-Proof of German language proficiency (level A1 at the minimum) for foreign applicants


Registration and Online Application


When you create your application account, you can choose to sign in with any email account you currently use. We recommend using an email account that you monitor frequently. Hof University will use this E-Mail to keep you updated on your application status.

During the application process you will only be asked for data that is relevant for enrollment.

You can save your application data and continue later.

You need to submit your application within the deadline.  

Language skills


For programs taught in German, you are obliged to provide proof of your German language skills of B2 (GER) at the time of enrollment at the latest. We for instance accept TestDaf (3x4, 1x3) or DSH (Level 2).

For programs taught in English, you need to provide proof of B2 (GER) for instance TOEFL iBT 90 points or IELTS 6,5 or higher.


Completion of application documents


Our admission staff will check your uploaded documents according to quality and completeness. In case one of your files is neglected (e.g. due to low quality) we will contact you by E-Mail and ask you to take the necessary actions.



You will be informed about admission or refusal by official notification provided through the application portal.
Notifications will usually be published no later than three weeks after the application deadline.

Welcome Service


We invite you to take advantage of our Welcome Service for international students. If you wish to receive information on the services for international students please klick "YES" when being asked for your permission to contact you.


 Kathrin Schötz | University of Applied Science Hof

Kathrin Schötz

Application and Admission

Student Affairs Office
Administrative Assistant/ Student Enrollment

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 111
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3222
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3222
E-Mail: kathrin.schoetzhof-university.LÖ


 Carolin Huttner | University of Applied Science Hof

Carolin Huttner

Welcome Service

International Office / Student and Career Services
Welcome Center

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 015
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3319
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3319
E-Mail: welcomehof-university.LÖ




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