How to Apply (EU)
Application (EU)

Applying for a Degree Programme at a University in Lower Saxony

You are a citizen of the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, or you have earned your Abitur from a German School abroad, and now you are interested in earning a full degree in Lower Saxony?  Then you will find the most important information concerning admission requirements and the application for a study programme at one of our universities here.
We will walk you through the application process – step by step!

Admission Requirements


What is required to study in Lower Saxony? What is a "HZB"?

Application Process


How do I apply? What should I keep in mind?



Just one more step before you can study in Lower Saxony!

Further Information

Admission and Application Non-EU

You are not a citizen of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland? Find the information relevant for your application here:

Student Exchange / Short-Term Stays

You are not interested in earning a full degree from a university in Lower Saxony, but you would like to participate in a student exchange or a short-term study course? Here is what you will need to know!

Information for Refugees

There are special regulations for people who have come to Germany as refugees and wish to take up or continue their studies. If this is the case for you, you will find the most important information & contacts here: