Enrolment deadlines

German course: 15 October (Winter semester) / 15 April (Summer semester)

Studies: 31 October (Winter semester) / 30 April (Summer semester)

Doctoral studies: 30 November (Winter semester) / 31 May (Summer semester)

Required documents

  • Fully completed and signed application for enrolment
  • A passport photo
  • Copy of the personal data from your passport or the front and back of your ID card
  • Copy of your valid visa/residence permit for study purposes (non-EU)
  • Insurance certificate for study purposes from a German or German-recognised health insurance company (see sample enclosure)
  • Copy of the letter of admission
  • If you have already studied in Germany Certificate of enrolment and de-registration from the last university you attended
  • Copies of all certificates you have uploaded to uni-assist


As BUW has switched to a purely online application procedure since winter semester 2021/22, you do not need to submit certified copies when enrolling, provided you have applied via uni-assist.

This does not apply to the cases mentioned in the paragraph "Exceptions to the uni-assist application procedure" and if official copies were requested on your admission notice.

Address & Contact

Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Abt. 3.3 - Internationales Studierendensekretariat (student admission and registration)
Gaußstraße 20
42119 Wuppertal

Personal consultation hours in the Student Service Center (SSC) right at the main entrance (building G, room G.08.16):
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

For organisational reasons, office hours may change from time to time. You can always find the latest information about office hours on the Student Service Center page under "News".

Telephone consultation and advice:
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

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