This information is relevant if
You do not possess the German nationality
You do not have the German University Entrance Qualification
If you would like to join a full degree program (6 semesters) at DHBW.
In order to be admitted at the DHBW Mosbach, two prerequisites have to be met:
1. It has to be verified that you are formally eligible for university studies in Germany.
2. You need a three-year contract of employment with a training company cooperating with DHBW Mosbach. More information on this topic can be found in the section Ihr Ausbildungsunternehmen ("Your Training Company") in the German-language part of our website.
In order to be admitted for studies at the DHBW (German applicants usually submit their "Abitur", the secondary school diploma qualifying for university admission... more information in German on this can be found under Frequently Asked Questions in the section "Zulassung und Prüfungen"), you need to send in several certificates and documents proving that you are eligible for studies at DHBW - both regarding your previous general education and your German language skills. These documents have to be evaluated by the Central Coordination Office (Zentrale Auslandskoordinationsstelle) in the DHBW headquarter in Stuttgart.
On the DHBW headquarter website you can find detailed information about this evaluation and admission process:
... you might need to apply for a visa:
Depending on your nationality, it might be necessary for you to apply for a student visa at the German embassy or consulate in your home country.
Once you are in Germany, you need to apply for a residence permit for the time of your studies. A work permit is not necessary as the practical training periods are an integral part of your studies.
If you are a citizen of the EU, neither visa nor work permit is needed.