Hochschule Düsseldorf
University of Applied Sciences

Please start collecting information well in advance, compile the application documents with care, and send your application well in advance to ensure that your application is successful!

We highly recommend reading the information provided on the internet pages of uni-assist, especially the sections 'How to apply', Tools as well as the FAQS.

If you need general information about what uni-assist is and which advantages it provides, please check here.

Kindly visit the HSD FAQ page for current information on and changes to the application process for the next application period!


1. Application procedure

1. Register at the uni-assist online portal for applicants, apply for the programme with all your documents online.
2. Send the documents listed below as hard copies to uni-assist in Berlin.


2. Application documents

You will need to send the following documents to uni-assist in Berlin:

  • School leaving certificate with an overview of subjects and grades.
    Please submit all documents relating to your school leaving certificate 
    (certified copy of original language and certified copy of translation)

  • If applicable university entrance examinations 
    (certified copy of original language and certified copy of translation)
  • If applicable certificate of the Studienkolleg and Feststellungsprüfung 
    (certified copy)

  • if applicable, certificate of study from a German university, if you were previously enrolled at a German university (single copy)
  • Proof of any previously earned study credits from a foreign university and your university degree certificate, including transcripts with an overview of subjects and grades of your entire academic career. No parts of your certificate should be missing.
    (certified copy of original language and authenticated copy of translation)
    Attention: Also submit a copy of the grading system for your particular degree at your university, if this is not included in your transcript of records.
  • Only for applicants for the Faculties of  Architecture and Design: certificate of the successfully completed aptitude test  (simple copy)
  • Original APS certificate (for all applicants with degrees from China and Vietnam).
    For information about APS please see here.
  • A copy of your passport (simple copy of the page with your personal information)
  • BID- and BAN-number (only for EU-citizens applying for admission restricted  (NC) bachelor programmes; only to be submitted online).
    For further information please check our website DoSV.
  • Special additional application form (only for M.A. Empowerment Studies, M.A. Culture, Aesthetics, Media, M.A. Psychosocial Counselling, M.A. Communication, Multimedia and Market Management)
    The respective form will be available for download during the online application process in the uni-assist portal. You need to fill in the form and send it directly to the admission office at Hochschule Düsseldorf together with the documents named in the form. 

3. Application address

uni-assist e.V.
D- 11507 Berlin


Please note: All required documents have to be submitted to uni-assist complete and in the required form before the deadline expires. Missing documents can only be submitted before the end of the application deadline.


4. Application fees

  • The first application costs: EUR 75 
  • Each additional application costs: EUR 30

Uni-assist’s bank details as well as further information concerning payment options can be found on uni-assist's website.
Please note, that your bank might charge you additional fees for international transfers.

​Important information

The results of the last admission cycles are available here.

You can check the status of your application or get in contact with uni-assist at any time through your My assist account.

Uni-assist will try – but is not obligated – to inform you in time, in case your application documents were received incomplete or late. By submitting your application early enough - approx. 6 weeks before the application deadline -, uni-assist can most likely inform you earlier regarding incomplete application.

You can hand in applications for max. 3 programmes via uni-assist.

Your application is only valid for one semester. If you intend to apply again in the following semester, you will need to submit a new application form and pay the application fee once again. For further information on this topic please click here.


Contact: ​

Bliss Ayertey

T +49 (0)211 / 43 51 81 40

Studierenden Support Center
Münsterstraße 156, building 2 (1.OG)
D-40476 Düsseldorf

Office hours:
Mon & Wed: 13.00 - 16.00
Tue  & Thu:    9.00 - 12.00
and on appointment