Application procedure

Application period

Applications for the winter semester 2021/22 can be submitted from September 1, 2021 – October 31, 2021.
Please submit the completed application form (which you can download from our website starting August, 24 2021) with the evidence within the application period per e-mail to .

If you need help to complete the application form please have a look at our instructions for completing the application or phone us. For reasons of health care, all consultation hours are cancelled until further notice.

Please note

Part-time status is not automatically transferred when transferring to a master course or when changing course. You must submit a new application!

Justification evidence and proof

The application for part-time study must be justified. The justification evidence must be submitted with each application. The following are accepted reasons and their justification evidence:

Employment at least 14 hours per week: Employment contract or statement from employer and the last payslip. If the payslip shows the scope of the employment in terms of time, no contract needs to be submitted. If your employment contract does not show the precise scope of the employment (this is often the case for contracts as student trainees/student assistants), please submit the last three payslips.

VAT return or evidence of VAT payment or income tax assessment, whereby turnover of at least EUR 10,380 must be demonstrated in the year. If no annual turnover is available, a quarterly turnover of at least EUR 2,595 must be demonstrated.

Raising own or adopted children under the age of 18: Birth certificate of child or family record.

Only the care of a close relative is considered.

Proof: Certificate of the nursing care insurance (Pflegekasse) which shows assignment to a nursing level and you being appointed as caregiver.

Disability/chronic severe illness: Medical certificate showing that, in accordance with § 2 IX. SGB, you are hindered by a disability or chronic, severe illness from undertaking a full-time course in the period during which a part-time course is applied for.

Evidence of membership of an A, B or C squad within a high-performance sports association.

Involvement as an elected or appointed representative of student or academic self-administration or of the Studierendenwerk Darmstadt: Appointment decision in the institution or certificate of appointment.

Comparable serious reasons: Written justification and suitable evidence