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Step by Step to a Successful Application

General Information for all Applicants

Regular application period

  • 15 April - 15 July for entry in October 
  • 15 November - 15 January for entry in March


  • Master Strategic and International Management application portal open till 15 February for entry on March
  • Master of Applied Research in Engineering Sciences application period is 15 April - 15 June for entry on October
          and 15 November - 15 December for entry on March


Part-time Studies:

  • Until 15 July for entry in October 
  • Until 15 January for entry in March


Language requirements

Applying as a Regular International Student


Are you an international applicant?


You are an international applicant if you fall into one of the following catagories:

  • You are not a German national
  • Your university entrance qualification is from a non-German high school

If you are interested in applying at our university, there are many different options available to you. Choose to study at our main campus in Deggendorf, the Technology Campus Cham or at the European Campus Rottal-Inn. You can study in English or in German.


Application process


There are 2 different types of application procedures, depending on which degree you have chosen. Please note there are some programmes where you have to apply via the uni-assist platform in addition to the Primuss platform.


1) The ONLY programmes where it is necessary to apply via uni-assist:

  • Master International Tourism Development
  • Master Medical Informatics
  • Master Healthy and Sustainable Buildings

Two steps (outlined below) need to be completed. If you apply with a foreign qualification for admission to higher education, you have to get your documents evaluated by uni-assist parallel to your application at DIT. This process is outlined separately.

During the admission process, you must complete a pre-check with uni-assist as well.  This involves uploading all documents and certificates required for university entrance qualification on the uni-assist platform. When eligibility is confirmed by uni-assist, you must provide us with the pre-check (VPD) from uni-assist.

After applying for a pre-check on the uni-assist platform please apply directly to us via our online application platform and follow the steps indicated


2)  General application process

Please apply directly to DIT online application platform (Primuss) and follow the steps indicated.

Required documents for application:

  • Secondary school leaving certificate
  • Final bachelor certificate and transcripts of records
  • CV and photo
  • Pre-check conformation form from uni-assist if required
  • Language certificates
  • Passport

The whole list of documents is available on the Primuss platform during the application period. It will be individual generated out of your given personal information on the online platform Primuss.

All required documents must be uploaded before the given deadlines.
It is not necessary to send in documents by post mail during the official application period. Please follow all steps, which are explained in detail on the application portal and read all explanations carefully.

Please check your application status in the Primuss portal regularly!



DIT university applicants from China, Mongolia and Vietnam have specific admission requirements. A certificate from the Academic Inspection Authority / Akademische Prüfstelle (APS) from a German Embassy in the respective country is required.

You can find more details under www.aps.org.cn (Chinese applicants), www.hanoi.diplo.de (Vietnamese applicants) and www.ulan-bator.diplo.de (Mongolian applicants).

Embassies addresses are:

Akademische Prüfstelle des Kulturreferates, German Embassy in Peking
Landmark Tower 2, Büro 0311
Chaoyang District, 8 Dongsanhuan Beilu
100004 Beijing, VR China
Tel: +86 10 6590 7141
Fax: +86 10 6590 7140
Email: kuaps@163bj.com

German Embassy in Hanoi, APS
29 Tran Phu
Quan Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Tel: +84 4 3845 3836/7, 3843 0245/6
Fax: +84 4 3843 9969
Email: hanoi@yahoo.com

German Embassy in Ulan Bator
Straße der Vereinten Nationen
Postbox 708
Ulan Batar 15160
Tel: 99225839
Fax: +976 11 323905
Email: aps.ulanbator@gmail.com



If you have any enquiries regarding your application to Deggendorf, Cham or the European Campus, please contact the International Office.


Applying as a German National

If you are a German citizen, please apply online via our the online application platform, Primuss. Enter you personal details and your qualifications, then upload all relevant documents such as your high school qualification certificates. There are two different application processes depending on whether you aim to apply for a degree course with limited or unlimited places.

Courses with unlimited places

You can fill out parellel applications for multiple courses at DIT. Applications for courses with unlimited places and for higher semesters in International Managment or Organisational and Economic Psychology are required to be completed via the Primuss application portal. All applicants who have fullfilled the entry requirements for courses with unlimited places will be awarded a placement for their chosen degree course.

Courses with limited places

To process your application for a degree course with limited places, apply initially to hochschulstart.de, an external website, then to  Primuss, DIT's application portal. Please check your applicant status in the Primuss portal regularly.


Part-time courses

You can apply all year round for part-time courses at the Centre for academic further education. All applications are required to be completed via the Primuss application portal. Study places are allocated in the order of receipt of application, provided that the entry requirements for the course is fullfilled.

Language requirements



Following a successful application, you are required to enrol per post in order to secure your study place. You will need to send in registration documents, consisting of various applications and forms refered to in your letter of admission. This letter also contains the enrolement deadline for your course.


Enquiries can be directed to the responsible member of staff in our Administration Centre. See details online.