Dates and Deadlines

Application deadlines

Your application must be received on time. Decisive is the date of receipt at TUK.

Application deadlines for degree programmes with limited enrolment are cut-off deadlines. This means that late applications can no longer be considered in the admission procedure for the semester in question.

Application deadlines

On campus study

  • of German nationality
  • with German educational qualifications (e.g. Abitur)
  • from EU countries
DEGREE PROGRAMME   WINTER SEMESTER       SUMMER SEMESTER    
Limited enrolment          15.07.*             15.01.*
Open enrolment          31.08.             28.02.

Contrary to the provisions of the German Civil Code, the deadline is not extended until the end of the following working day (Sec. 31 para. 3 sentence 2 Administration Procedure Act [Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz - VwVfG]).

ATTENTION in case of limited-enrolment on-campus degree programmes: Application via hochschulstart.de

(Applying for the teacher training course Biology and Health Science (Bachelor) is still only possible via the  Application Portal of TUK.)

If you have not obtained your education and school-leaving qualifications in Germany and are a citizen of a country outside the EU, the following application deadlines apply:

  • WINTER SEMESTER 15.07.*
  • SUMMER SEMESTER 15.01.*

* Contrary to the provisions of the German Civil Code, the deadline is not extended until the end of the following working day (Sec. 31 para. 3 sentence 2 Administration Procedure Act [Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz - VwVfG]).

APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR INTERNATIONAL MASTER & PhD PROGRAMMES

Applicants with an early Abitur (especially from Rhineland-Palatinate) must also apply for the summer semester by the dates stated above.

Since the Abitur certificate is not yet available at this time, it must be submitted to the TU Kaiserslautern by the fourth working day in April at the latest.

Distance study (DISC)

For applicants:

DEGREE PROGRAMME   WINTER SEMESTER       SUMMER SEMESTER    
Limited enrolment          15.07.*             15.01.*
Open enrolment          31.08.             28.02.

Contrary to the provisions of the German Civil Code, the deadline is not extended until the end of the following working day (Sec. 31 para. 3 sentence 2 Administration Procedure Act [Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz - VwVfG]).

Semester dates

Start of courses          

25.10.2021

End of courses

12.02.2022

Re-registration period

01.06.2021 - 28.06.2021

Start of courses          

 

25.04.2022

End of courses

 

30.07.2022

Re-registration period

 

02.01.2022- 28.01.2022

Winter semester 2022/23 (Appointment reserved)

Start of courses:  24.10.2022
Ende of courses:  11.02.2023

Summer semester:01.04 until 30.09
Winter semester:01.10 until 31.03 of the following year

The following overviews (PDFs) provide you important dates that you should keep in mind during the semester:

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