Admission will be open to all without any discrimination on the basis of race, caste, creed, national origin or gender, provided the applicant fulfills entrance requirements of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW). Work permit / work visa is not required for the enrollment at DHBW, as the practical phase by a workplace training provider is an integral part of the dual studies. 
Please note:

  • Enrollment at the university is only possible after a training contract with a workplace training provider has been signed.
  • Enrollment of international degree seeking students, who received their university entrance qualification abroad, is only possible after the assessment of equivalency.

Please visit the pages Documents Required for Admission and Language Proficiency to find out what formal procedures must be adhered to for admission to the university. The Central International Office of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University reserves the right to request additional information from applicants, if needed, to assess their candidacy for admission. 
Any queries regarding detailed information on study programmes, enrollment in the chosen degree program, curriculum or any other relevant academic information should be addressed directly to the respective DHBW location
In order to be enrolled in any of the study programmes offered by the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, prospective students first need to apply for a traineeship at any of our partner companies or any approved or otherwise suitable workplace training provider.

Enrollment at the university is only possible after a training contract with a workplace training provider has been signed. For a list of current DHBW partner companies and social institutions, please contact the respective DHBW location.


Information for Chinese applicants: Please note that requests for the assessment of foreign academic credentials of Chinese applicants must be addressed to the German Embassy in Beijing. Please contact: info[at]aps.org.cn