Master applicants whose relevant pre-studies were acquired outside of Germany need a VPD from uni-assist. With this document they have to apply in the PRIMUSS-application portal of the THI.
Begin of summer term: 15th of March 2020
We recommend to apply as early as possible.
Usually uni-assist needs 4 weeks to work on requests.
To make sure your VPD is audited in time (which means before the application period at the THI ends and you can't submit further documents) you have to apply at uni-assit until:
Please make sure that your request for the VPD arrives in time including a complete set of correctly certified documents and proof of payment.
You can also find information on the necessary documents on the homepage of uni assist at application documents, as well as information on certification and, if necessary, translation.
Proof of language knowledge does NOT have to be sent to uni-assist.
Please search for our university on the page of uni-assist without specifying the study course you're interested in. Then two possibilities will be provided: "Bachelor - all subjects" or "Master - all subjects"
Please select the possibility you want to apply for.
The study course you're interested in can be choosen in the PRIMUSS-application portal of the THI.
When requesting the VPD, you need to transfer the fees to uni-assist (). The audit fee for certificates is 75 Euro at the moment, any additional application at another university currently costs 30 Eur (changes of course are possible).
Please note that your application cannot be processed if you did not yet transfer the fee (payment options uni-assist). We recommend to submit a copy of the account statement or a transfer voucher with your documents.
To be able to reuse your VPD the following cirteria must be met:
A short overview can be found in the picture above.
In detail you need to take the following steps:
For application it's not necessary to submit hardcopies.
Only applicants with a Bachelor’s course equivalent to a German study course with 210 ECTS can access the Master courses of the THI.
With a Bachelor’s Degree equivalent to 180 ECTS admission to the Master courses of the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt is not possible.
However the regulations of the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt provide the possibility of compensating the missing competences through working experience after graduating. The duration of the working experience must be at least 20 weeks (an das already mentioned after graduating from the Bachelor). Please upload proof of your working experience in the upload area of the PRIMUSS-application portal. The necessary information working certificates have to display to enable the transfer of credits is listed in the PRIMUSS-application portal. As soon as the status of the document turns to „OK“ we checked on it and your working experience is sufficient.
The following courses require an aptitude test:
Some of the study and examination regulations unfortunately only are available in German.
Except from the German-taught Master course Applied Research in Engineering Science all the aptitude tests are tests where applicants don't have to appear in person. They have to upload documents proving their experience in the core area of the Master course in the PRIMUSS-application portal. More information on the necessary documents etc. can be found in the PRIMUSS-application portal.
Applicants from abroad who apply for a german-taught course have to submit proof of sufficient German skills, level B2.
Proof of the passed exam has to be submitted until enrollment at the latest. A list of tests which will be accepted can be found here.
Applicants from abroad who apply for an english-taught course have to submit proof of sufficient German knowledge until the end of the first semester at the latest. Only the Goethe-Zertifikat A1 of the Goethe-Institut or an equivalent test will be recognized.
Proof of language knowledge has to be uploaded when applying online at the THI, you do NOT have to sent it to uni-assist.
For the following courses proof of English knowledge is necessary:
For english-taught courses proof of English language knowledge level B2 is necessary. In the area General statutes of our legal department you can find the document "Anerkannte Englischtests B2" where all the recognized English tests are listed. This document unfortunately only exists on the German page, so you have switch the language to German in order to see it.
Proof of language knowledge does NOT have to sent it to uni-assist.
Yes. Changes in the upload-area as well as in the application-progress area in the PRIMUSS-application portal will be displayed instantly after an employee of the university checked on your application.
Here you can find an Overview on what costs international students can expect for the time studying.
Contact information and adresses can be found on our page for Accomodation.
Information on what is going to happen after the end of the application process can beo found on our page Admission and Enrollment.