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Thank you for your interest in studying at our RWU! We offer summer and winter semester courses. Applications are processed via our online application portal.

If you have any questions about the application process, admission, or matriculation, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Application Period Winter Semester 2021/22 and Summer Semester 2022


  • May 01 – July 31, 2021: German-language degree programs, winter semester 2021/22
  • September 01 – November 15, 2021: English-language bachelor's degree programs, summer semester 2022


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How to Apply

Not applicable for our English-language degree programs

When applying to start a bachelor's program, please first check whether the desired program utilizes the Dialogue-Oriented Service Procedure (DoSV) application portal on the platform. You can find a list of the degree programs which use this portal here. If the program you would like to apply to does use the DoSV portal, please register for it at Make a note of your BID and BAN, which you may also need to apply to other universities.

Register at our RWU online application portal. More detailed instructions can be found directly in the portal. Please make sure, that you apply within the correct application period (see information before).

After your successfull registration at our online appication portcal, you can apply step by step for your favorite study program. Be sure to have all the necessary information and documents ready and don't forget to save and submit your application at the end!

Once you have completed all steps of the online application process you have to submit your application electronically. Afterwards, also download, print out, and sign the actual application form plus post your complete application to the following address before the application deadline:


Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten



88250 Weingarten


You can check the status of your application whenever you want via the RWU online application portal. Our admissions office will process your application as quickly as possible:

Receipt of your original documents via post, your application status will be changed from “electronically received” to → “in process”; After processing your application, the status will be changed to “valid” (if your application fulfils all the requirements and can be included to the final selection process). This will be the status of your application until we announce the final results. Please log-in regularly to the application portal to check your status or any messages related to your application.

If you are admitted to your favorite study program, you will receive an offer of admission; if your application is rejected, you will receive a rejection notice or alternatively an exclusion notice (for example if your documents were not received in full or your application did not meet the minimum requirements for consideration).

If you have received an offer of admission, please read the acceptance letter carefully and download it from the RWU online application portal for your own records. The acceptance letter contains some essential information.

Be sure to click on 'Accept Offer' and also submit the completed and signed Acceptance Form before the deadline.

Download the acceptance letter PDF from the RWU online application portal to get access to further information and see the next steps you need to take.

Your official enrollment will take place in Weingarten during the Orientation & Welcome Week. You will receive a confirmation of your official enrollment (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung) as soon as you have submitted all required documents in person and paid all of the fees which are due. An email with further information about the Orientation & Welcome Week will be sent a few weeks beforehand.

Lectures will start in October (winter semester) and in March (summer semester). You can find the exact dates in our calendar. There may be minor deviations in the lecture start date depending upon the program in which you are enrolled.

Good luck!

General Information

Normally, the application deadlines are:

  • July 15th for the winter semester
  • January 15th for the summer semester

The application deadlines for our English-language degree programs are:

  • April 15th for our master's degree programs (winter semester)
  • November 15th for bachelor's degree programs (summer semester)

No, some of the courses are only offered in the winter or summer semester. Further information is provided here: course overview.

Online Application

Yes, you can stop working on your application at any time and resume filling it out later if, for example, you need to search for information or documentation. The data you've already entered will be saved.

If you have already clicked on "Submit Application", you can no longer edit your application or any of the associated documents. If you want to amend your application afterwards, you must first withdraw it and then resubmit it. The original application which was retracted will then not be processed by the university.

If you are experiencing any difficulties or if you come up with any questions, please send an e-mail to:

Documents required to apply

The online application process will guide you through all of the documents you need.

For more detailed information, please visit the information page of your favorite study program.

It depends: You can submit any missing document before the official application deadline. Please make sure, to submit your complete application documents before the deadline. If we have not received your complete documents by April 15th (Master Programs, Winter Semester)/ by November 15th (Bachelor Programs, Summer Semester), we will not consider your application in the final selection process.