Information for prospective graduate students

Please note that you will need to provide a certificate of language proficiency in English from the list below in order to enroll to the program .


We created a list of necessary material and information to help guide you through the application process. Find this list  here


According to the Studienqualifikationssatzung (statute for study qualifications), you are to provide one of the following certificates:

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (Grades A, B)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (Grade A)
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System – Academic Version!) Total score 8, but with no partial score of less than 7.5
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test): 100 (of 120) points


The English Department's TOEFL code is 8382.

Please refer to the links below for further information on the respective tests:
Cambridge Exams
British Council


You are able to provide one of the certificates listed above? We will provide you with a confirmation sheet which is obligatory to your successful enrollment. Please contact Dr. Blöhdorn.