3.1 Counselling on courses, subjects and application procedure

International applicants (except prospective exchange students ► 3.7) will be given initial counselling on courses offered, on access and admission to them and on the application procedure by:

Initial counselling for international applicants (except exchange students)

Erstberatung für ausländische Studienbewerber/innen (außer Programmstudierende)

Ms. Grabowski
Unter den Linden 6, 1st mezzanine floor above SSC, room 2257
10117 Berlin

Phone: (+49 30) 20 93-46 724

Opening hours:
Mo 13.00 – 15.00
Tu 10.00 – 13.00
14.00 – 16.00
We 13.00 – 16.00


All the necessary information can also be obtained from information brochures and flyers available for download in PDF in both German and English. Application forms are available online.

An overview of study courses available can be found online and as a brochure called Studienangebot. Please bear in mind that there are specific guidelines and rules to be considered regarding admission and deadlines for the Master's programmes.

On our website you will also find more information regarding the Bachelor and Master study system when you go to Counselling and Information Services.

Contact details and additional information regarding Master's programmes can be obtained online as well as the access and admission rules.

For international students from non-EU countries 5% of the study places leading to the Bachelor's degree or the oral State Examination are made available on the basis of academic qualifications, which are derived from the records (average grades) of pre-university education (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung) (► 3.3).

The application procedure for EU applicants is based on the regulations for German applicants. The NC-Grenzwerttabelle (a table of admission criteria to Numerus Clausus (NC) courses) of the previous year may serve as a general orientation for the criteria on which admission was based.