How do I apply for a bachelor's degree at the THM ?
As an international applicant for the Technical University of Central Hesse, please send your application to uni-assist (Work and service center for international student applications). At uni-assist, all applications are pre-checked and forwarded to the THM after the examination. An additional application via the THM homepage is not necessary.
How does the application via uni-assist work? How do I prepare my application?
Prepare your documents, register on the Myassist portal and apply online. Please fill out the application form for your desired study place (admission) and all other uni-assist forms and upload your documents to your account.
Incomplete applications will be processed by uni-assist Not processed.
Watch the video with the individual steps for applying to the THM via uni-assist. You can also use ours checklist!
What happens once I have submitted my application?
If your documents meet the formal application requirements, uni-assist will notify THM and forward the documents to THM . The THM will then inform you whether you have received a place on the course (admission) and tell you and explain the next steps.
If your documents (certificates and language skills) do not meet the application requirements for the THM , you will be informed by uni-assist and your documents will remain with uni-assist.
Here you can find more information about uni-assist.
KNOWLEDGE OF GERMAN
Language level for the application: In order to be able to apply to the THM (preparatory college, bachelor's or master's degree), you need at least one certificate for language level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference. Applications below this level will not be forwarded to the THM by uni-assist.
Language level for the course: Before you can enroll at the THM , you must at least a DSH-2 or an equivalent certificate achieved.
You can find an overview of the certificates that are accepted at the THM here.
The THM cooperates with the Justus Liebig University Gießen (JLU) and offers German courses from C1 to the DSH exam for international prospective students and applicants. You will receive an invitation from us to the preparatory course for the DSH exam.
If your home certificates do not qualify you for direct university admission at the THM , you can acquire the technical requirements for a course of study (assessment test) by attending the "Studienkolleg" (preparation year).
International THM applicants attend the Studienkolleg Mittelhessen. Depending on the course, the course takes place in Gießen or Marburg.
There are various preparatory colleges in Germany, you can also apply there. Please inform yourself.
How do I get a place in the Studienkolleg Mittelhessen?
You have to apply via uni-assist. Follow the steps as here described. When you apply, you already select your desired field of study.
You must prove that you have successfully completed a B2 level German course. After your application has been pre-checked, you will receive an invitation from us to take the “admission test”. You can find more information and example tasks here: Admission test at the Studienkolleg Mittelhessen.
Preparatory college in Central Hesse - Office Marburg - Bunsenstrasse 3 35032 Marburg
How do I apply for a degree once I have completed the Studienkolleg Mittelhessen?
At the end of the preparatory course (usually after one year), you will take the "Feststellungsprüfung". If you pass these tests, you will be admitted to the THM in the subject for which you have applied.
If you later want to change your subject, you must make sure that your "Feststellungsprüfung" qualifies you for this subject! You can find an overview here. Otherwise you have to take a "supplementary examination".
Certificate of enrollment = certificate of enrollment
The certificate of enrollment is proof that you are enrolled at the THM . You can present this document to the health insurance company, the immigration office, the student union, etc. You must download this document yourself from the E-Campus. To do this, you must first activate your THM account.
WELCOME DAY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
The Welcome Day marks the beginning of your studies. You can take part in the Welcome Day about 10 days before the start of the semester.
There you will receive important information about the start of your studies and get to know the International Office and other international students.
Of the Welcome Day for international students can be found in summer semester 23 at the Wednesday March 29, 2023 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m instead of. For more information, see go.thm.de/start_international
APPLICATION FOR A HIGHER SEMESTER / CHANGING UNIVERSITY
International prospective students who would like to be admitted to a higher semester at the THM apply directly to the THM . However, this is only possible if you have already studied and passed examinations.