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ADMISSION AND APPLICATION

Application deadlines for summer term 2024:

  • EU students: 15 March 2024 (exceptions possible -- get in contact with us!)

  • Non-EU students: 15 January 2024
     

To find out if you are considered an EU student or non-EU student, check here.

Language

The programme will be operated in English (with only a small number of optional courses being taught in German). Potential students whose mother tongue is not English, have to present sufficient skills of the English language (B2 niveau; english version) either via appropriate certificates (TOEFEL, at least 88 points or equivalent tests; University Language Center ZFA) or  8 to 9 years of English in school (with higher school certificate (Abitur)).

Application Process

1. WRITE AN ESSAY OF APPLICATION

  • About 5 pages

  • In English

  • The essay has to deal with a thematic or methodic key aspect of the study programme and should also mention the personal interest in this particular aspect. The key aspects of the programme are presented in the module description.
     

2. TOGETHER WITH YOUR ESSAY, HAND IN:

  • CV

  • Certificates (language skills, Abitur/higher school certificate, bachelor's degree certificate, Transcript of Records). If you receive your bachelor's degree certificate not until the submission deadline, please contact us.

  • As one PDF via email to hps-plus@rub.de.


3. AFTER A SUCCESSFUL WRITTEN APPLICATION YOU WILL BE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW (30 MINUTES),

     PERSONALLY OR VIA INTERNET.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

EU students please send their application via e-mail to hps-plus@rub.de.

Non-EU students have to apply online. Important note: during the online application process you get the option to upload an essay as well a language certificate. These uploads are mandatory for HPS+, even if the form says that they are optional.

To find out if you are considered an EU student or non-EU student, check here.

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