Your Enrollment at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

We are delighted that you have decided to study at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Before you can start your studies you will have to enroll at the Student Service Center. Your admission letter tells you if need to enroll digitally or if you have to send your documents to the Student Service Center via post.

If you are asked to enroll digitally please follow these 4 steps to your enrollment:

Step 1

Paying the Semester Fee

Please transfer the amount of € 370,99 before sending your enrollment documents to the Student Service Center. It is crucial that you state the purpose for payment (“Zahlungszweck”).

Bank details for your payment
Recipient Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
IBAN DE81 5005 0201 0200 0164 66
Purpose for payment “IO” “Your First Name” “Your Family Name” / “Your Date of Birth”

You can only be enrolled after the university has received the semester fee.

In case your enrollment has to be denied for other reasons, the semester fee will be reimbursed.

Step 2

Preparing your Enrollment Documents

Please fill out the enrollment form in full and scan it as a pdf.

Please make sure your information is correct, especially your address and email address. You will receive further important information regarding the start of your studies via post and email.

Also, it is crucial that you sign the form.

In your enrollment form you have to confirm that you took note of:

(Documents currently only available in German)

Your university entrance qualification has already been checked by our university. Therefore you do not need to send your diploma/previous degree again.

Please scan both the front and the back page of your identity card or passport as a pdf file.

Please transfer the amount of € 370,99 before emailing your enrollment documents to the Student Service Center. You will only be enrolled after the university has received the payment.

Please scan the proof of payment as a pdf file as well.

For your enrollment please request a current insurance certificate from your health insurance company (preferably a pdf file). This certificate must not be older than four weeks and needs to have the title "zur Vorlage bei der Hochschule".

Important: A scan of your health insurance card is not sufficient. If you have private health insurance please send us a certificate of exemption from official health insurance as a pdf file. You can get this certificate from any statutory health insurance company.

Note: Insurance with Mawista or an international provider will not be accepted as sufficient health insurance comver.

Please scan your admission letter as a pdf file.


Please include records of your previous studies. These certificates must state your degree programmes and the number of semesters you were enrolled.

Please note: We only need the following certificates if you have been enrolled in a degree course at a German university that has the same name as the degree course you would like to enroll in at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

  • Certificate of de-registration from your previous university (de-registration from your degree course that has the same name)
  • Certificate of good standing: certificate that states that you still have examination entitlement. If you have failed an exam for good at a degree course with the same name you are not entitled for examination in this degree anymore. You cannot continue your studies.

If any of these certificates are required for your enrolment, this is mentioned in your admission letter. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Student Service Center if you have any questions. Note regarding the proof of German language skills: If your admission letter mentions that you need to prove your German language skills with a DSH-2 certificate or an equivalent please remember to submit this certificate.

Note regarding the required proof of English skills for International Business Administration and International Finance.

Proficiency in English at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

The required English skills are to be demonstrated by

  • a) IELTS certificate
  • b) TOEFL certificate (internet based) or
  • c) at least satisfactory accomplishments in a higher level English course in the higher education entrance qualification
  • d) other language certificates, which prove a level of at least B2 in accordance with the recommended guidelines of the common European reference frame for languages

These proofs are not necessary if

  • you attained your higher education entrance qualification in English-language regions or
  • if one year was successfully completed at an English-speaking school, university or another institution.

Note regarding the required professional experience and the required English skills for the programme Social Work: transnational

Please submit your proof of professional experience and English skills at level B1 as a pdf file. This also applies if you have already submitted these documents with your application.

Step 3

Sending your Documents to the Student Service Center

Please send your enrollment form and all the required documents as a pdf file to studienbuero(at) The subject line should be "digital enrollment".

The enrollment deadline is not met if only a part of the required documents are received on time. If all or part of the required documents are received after the deadline the admission is revoked. Then an enrollment is not possible anymore.

After you have received your matriculation number from the Student Service Center you can request your STUDY-CHIP. For this purpose you fill out the STUDY-CHIP form. Please make sure you state your name and matriculation number, affix your foto and sign the form before sending it to the following address:

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Studienbüro - Immatrikulation
Nibelungenplatz 1
60318 Frankfurt am Main

A biometrical foto is not necessary. Scanned fotos cannot be accepted.

Step 4: After your enrollment

If you do not live in Germany yet you can collect your STUDY-CHIP after your arrival. If you already have a German address the STUDY-CHIP can be sent to you.


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last updated on: 09.17.2020