Frequently asked questions - Master's application

Dear applicants,

on this page you will find some important questions with answers that are frequently asked when applying for a Master's programme.

Click your way through! If you still have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Master Service of the University of Applied Sciences Jena

We wish you good luck and success with your application!

You must apply online and by post for your application to be valid. After you have entered all data on the online application portal , a PDF application for admission will be generated. Please sign this and send it by post together with the rest of the application documents to the Master Service. You can find an overview here. The address:

Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena Master Service Carl-Zeiss-Promenade 2 07745 Jena, Germany.

Important notes: a) Make sure that the application documents are complete. b) Make sure that your correspondence address and email address are valid. c) Do not forget to sign the application.

The answer is YES. You will then apply with a mark printout showing a provisional final mark. The grade will automatically appear on your grade printout once you have passed all module examinations and all grades have been posted by the Examinations Office. Students from other universities should contact their respective Examinations Offices.

Important notes: a) Check your grade printout in good time and make sure that all grades are listed and that everything is recognised (e.g. an internship). b) Also talk to the professors with whom you took the exams about this. Inform them that you would like to continue your studies in the Master's programme and which documents you need for your application. c) Also talk to the staff at the relevant examination office about your plans and try to resolve any problems before the application deadline.

No. If you apply with a provisional final grade, the final result of the bachelor's degree is disregarded.

Here you will find document checklists for consecutive Master's degree programmes.

In addition, you will find a checklist with all documents on the last page of the application for admission to the Master's programme.

On the respective study programme page, under the menu item "Application" and then "Requirements", you will find the valid admission requirements for the respective Master's study programme. The main criterion in all Master's programmes is, among other things, the overall grade of the Bachelor's degree, or the preliminary grade.

Important information: a) Find out about the admission requirements in good time. Below you will find the links to each Master's programme sorted by the semester in which the programme begins.

Enrolment in summer and winter semester

Enrollment in summer semester

Enrollment in winter semester

Once you have applied online, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement of receipt by email. This will tell you how to log in to the online application portal using your applicant number and date of birth ( to check the status of your application. Furthermore, an acknowledgement of receipt will also be sent to you after your application has been received by post, informing you of any missing documents, if applicable.

Important information: You can submit missing application documents to us no later than the application deadline. Documents submitted after this date cannot be considered in the selection procedure.