Normally, new students may only enrol for the winter semester. However, students who are or have already been matriculated at other universities or in related studies and have credits from their former courses of study may apply informally for admission in the summer semester.
For students with a general matriculation-level qualification, the enrolment takes place in the period between the second half of September and the first half of October. Students without such a qualification must pass an entrance examination, held in October.
Students at the Munich School for Political Science are not subject to admission restrictions such as “numerus clausus” or special tests.
The registration fee for each semester is 292 Euro. It consists of the following:
Foreign students with a matric certificate which is equivalent to the German qualification can also enrol. Other candidates must pass a test at the “Studienkolleg” of the Bavarian Universities before they can apply. For further information, please contact the Office of Education Equivalency Certification (Zeugnisanerkennungsstelle für den Freistaat Bayern, Pündterplatz 5, 80803 München, Tel. 089/3838490). Regarding the test, please contact the „Studienkolleg der Universitäten des Freistaates Bayern“, Pfänderstr. 6-10, 80636 München, Tel. 089/187457.
The language of instruction is German! Before registering, foreign students must prove their competence in German by passing an examination or providing a document, such as:
Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz – Stufe II,
Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang,
The Goethe Institute’s „Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom“ or „Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom“
The Goethe Institute’s “Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung”
“Prüfungsteil Deutsch” of the Studienkolleg test, or
“Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache” (TestDaF).
Students must register in person. Application forms will not be mailed. Applicants from non-EU-Countries must present a passport with a valid visa for studying purposes, which must be issued by a German Consulate.