You’ve found a programme you‘re interested in? We look forward to your application for one or more degree programmes. Information about the different application processes is below as well as the steps you must follow to enrol at Nuremberg Tech.

It is important to note that the application process and period is specific for each degree programme. .Check first on the individual degree programme web pages for dates and more information:

List of all degree programmes

Information about starting your studies in winter semester 2020/21

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the application periods for many degree programmes are different compared to previous years. The application deadline for each degree programme is published on the respective degree programme web page. The application period for bachelor’s degree programmes with restricted-admission (NC), that are processed via hochschulstart.de’s dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV), began on 1 July and ends on 20 August 2020. Please note that there have been changes to the schedule and form of the preliminary tests for bachelor’s degree programmes that require such tests. Information is available on the respective degree programme web pages and on the relevant Faculty’s web pages. Please check the sites regularly for current information

Applying via Nuremberg Tech’s StudyOhm portal

If you are applying for any of the following, your application will take place exclusively via the StudyOhm portal: 

  • a master’s degree programme,
  • a bachelor’s degree programme with open admissions,
  • a bachelor’s degree programme with a preliminary test, or
  • a higher semester on a restricted NC bachelor’s degree programme or a bachelor’s degree programme with open admissions.

Register in the StudyOhm portal. In order to do this, you will need a valid email address to which all future information concerning your application will be sent. Then activate your personal account using the login details that you have received via email. Please only open one account – you can use this single registration to apply for all degree programmes within the deadlines.

If you are already enrolled at Nuremberg Tech, you do not need to register. You should use your TH login (VirtuOhm login).

Important information:

If you have agreed to receive emails in the application portal, you will be informed of changes in your application status via email. Nonetheless, you are obligated as an applicant to log in to your application account in StudyOhm regularly (daily) during the entire application and admission process to review and respond to eventual information or requests from the university.

You can now apply for your desired degree programmes on StudyOhm, provided the relevant application periods have already begun. In order to do so, you must first log into StudyOhm (top right-hand side of the page) using the login details that you received when you registered.

As part of the application process, you must enter your university entrance qualification (HZB). Information regarding the various types of university entrance qualification can be found under admission requirements.

The degree programme-specific admission requirements can be found on the relevant page concerning the degree programme.

Please always pay attention to the up-to-date information provided in StudyOhm, as well as any letters or information from the university, which can also be found in StudyOhm. If you are required to submit any additional documents via post, you will be informed of that in StudyOhm.

 

Applying for a bachelor's degree programme (first semester)

When applying for a bachelor's degree programme, you will be required to upload documents to StudyOhm. Please ensure that you have the following documents in digital format (e.g. as a PDF or GIF file) for your application:

  • CV presented in chronological order and without any gaps in tabular form

  • University entrance qualification:
    Depending on which university entrance qualification you are applying with, you will need to send us the final official transcript for the general university entrance qualification or the university of applied sciences entrance qualification or the master’s examination or the professional development examination (e.g. business administrator certificate) or the completed apprenticeship, together with the final official transcript from the vocational college and evidence of the three years spent in full-time employment.

    In the case of foreign university entrance qualifications: Foreign university entrance qualification certificates and notification of the recognition of such certificates by Nuremberg Tech or the office for the recognition of certificates and diplomas in Munich. Further information for prospective international students.

     If you do not have your university entrance certificate at the time you submit your application, you can submit it when you enrol.

 

Applying for a master's degree programme

When applying for a master’s degree programme, you will be required to upload documents to StudyOhm. Please ensure that you have the following documents in digital format (e.g. as a PDF or GIF file) for your application:

  • A CV presented in chronological order and without any gaps in tabular form
  • A final official transcript for the university degree programme that has already been completed or, if you have not yet completed your degree programme, an overview (transcript) of the coursework that you have already completed at a university in the form of a confirmation of modules/subjects taken and grades achieved, drawn up and signed by the appropriate university administration.
  • Additional documents, should these be required for certain degree programmes (evidence of professional experience, cover letter, etc.)

 

Applying for a bachelor's degree programme in a higher semester

Documents must also be uploaded if you are applying to begin a bachelor’s degree programme in a higher semester. These include:

  • A CV presented in chronological order and without any gaps in tabular form

  • University entrance qualification:
    Depending on which university entrance qualification you are applying with, you will need to send us the final official transcript for the general university entrance qualification or the university of applied sciences entrance qualification or the master’s examination or the professional development examination (e.g. business administrator certificate) or the completed apprenticeship, together with the final official transcript from the vocational college and evidence of the three years spent in full-time employment.

    In the case of foreign university entrance qualifications: Foreign university entrance qualification certificates and notification of the recognition of such certificates by Nuremberg Tech or the office for the recognition of certificates and diplomas in Munich. Further information for prospective international students

  • Requests for the recognition of work completed previously

  • Descriptions of the modules from the previous course that are to be recognized.

  • Additional documents, should these be required for certain degree programmes (e.g. pre-study internship, evidence of linguistic proficiency, cover letter, etc.)

 

Design degree programme

For the Design degree programme, you must submit a portfolio. Please take note of the information provided on the page concerning the Design degree programme.

Following the completion of the application process, you will find either an admission letter (i.e. an offer of a study place) or a rejection letter (refusal) among your downloads in StudyOhm. NB: Admission decisions are not sent via email or post.

Please keep all documents for later submission (e.g. to authorities), copies will not be issued by the university!

You must make a final decision as to which degree programme you wish to enrol in by clicking on “Request online enrolment”.

Now you simply need to use Nuremberg Tech’s application portal to enrol in the degree programme for which you have received an offer of admission that you have accepted online. You will only become a member of the Nuremberg Institute of Technology and gain student status once you have enrolled.

You must first enrol online via StudyOhm. Once you have completed your online enrolment, your binding enrolment application will be available in StudyOhm in PDF format. Print the application out and sign it. Next, send your enrolment application to the university, together with all of the documents referred to therein, by the deadline and as described in the binding enrolment application. Please do not send any more or any fewer documents than have been requested.

If you are not able to send your enrolment documents to Nuremberg Tech within the specified timescale yourself, you are permitted to instruct another person to submit your postal enrolment on your behalf. Please include a simple power of attorney with your documents (e.g. I hereby authorize Mr/Ms ... to enrol me in the ... degree programme on my behalf). However, you and the person you have instructed should bear in mind that any failure by the authorized representative may lead to exclusion from the application process in the same way as if you had committed the failure yourself.

If you are not yet of legal age at the time of enrolment, you must ask a parent or guardian to sign your binding enrolment application.

Following the timely receipt of your documents and once they have been checked, you will be enrolled at the Nuremberg Institute of Technology and will receive your login details for the university’s IT systems.You will find these on the home page of your application account.

You will find your certificate of enrolment in StudyOhm once you have logged in with your new login information.

After you receive your login information, you must upload a photo of yourself to the IT system within three weeks before the semester starts; this photo is required to produce your OhmCard (personal student ID). You will receive your OhmCard during the first week of the semester from your Faculty.

During the course of your application, you will see various status messages within the StudyOhm portal. Since there is often some uncertainty as to what these actually mean, we have provided explanations for the individual status messages here:

In preparation: You have begun your online application, but have not yet submitted it.

Received: Your application has been received online, but has not yet been processed by the university.

Being processed: The university is processing your application.

Valid: Your application is valid and the documentation is complete. Your application will be considered in the admissions process.

Provisionally excluded: Application documents are missing or are invalid. Your application has been provisionally excluded from the admissions process.

Excluded: You have been definitively excluded from the admissions process. Your application documents were not received on time, documents requested by the university have not been submitted, or the documents submitted were not valid.

Offer of admission received: You have received an offer of admission from the university.

Offer of admission not possible at present: The university is not currently able to offer you a study place. In certain cases (e.g. in the case of NC degree programmes), it is possible that you will receive an offer at a later date.

Rejected: Your application has been rejected. The reasons will be stated in the rejection letter.

Enrolment requested: You have completed the online enrolment process and must now print out the binding enrolment request and send it to the Student Advisory Service, together with the requested documents.

Enrolled: You have been enrolled in the degree programme (matriculated).

Enrolment rejected: Your request for enrolment was rejected.

Applying via the StudyOhm portal in combination with hochschulstart.de

If you would like to apply for admission to the first semester of a restricted-admission (numerus clausus or NC) bachelor’s degree programme, the processing of your applications will fall within the scope of DoSV, the dialogue-oriented service procedure provided in cooperation with hochschulstart.de.

This procedure facilitates the coordination of the application process across multiple universities making the allocation of study places more transparent and effective. (More on this).To submit an application for NC degree programs, you will need to use both Nuremberg Tech’s StudyOhm portal and the hochschulstart.de portal.

Please note that information about deadlines and timescales for hochschulstart.de that are listed on Nuremberg Tech’s webpages are not guaranteed to be current. Please be sure to check hochschulstart.de for definite deadlines.

Register in the hochschulstart.de application portal and obtain your BID (applicant identification number) and BAN (applicant authentication number).

The Trust for Admission to Higher Education is responsible for the hochschulstart.de portal.

You should now also register in StudyOhm and activate your personal account using the login details that have been sent to you via email. Please only open one account – you can use this single registration to apply for all degree programmes within the deadlines. If you are already enrolled at Nuremberg Tech, you do not need to register. You should use your TH login (VirtuOhm login).

Now enter your BID and BAN in StudyOhm. You can now use the portal to apply for degree programmes at Nuremberg Tech that are involved in the dialogue-oriented service procedure. It is also possible to apply for multiple degree programmes at the same time. The normal application periods at Nuremberg Tech apply in this regard. The application periods applicable to your degree programme can be found on the relevant degree programme website.

Within the scope of the dialogue-oriented service procedure, a total of 12 applications to different universities can be assigned the status “active” on hochschulstart.de. Only those applications will be included in the awarding procedure.

When applying via StudyOhm, you will be required to upload documents. Please ensure that you have the following documents in digital format (e.g. as a PDF or GIF file) for your application:

  • A CV presented in chronological order and without any gaps in tabular form
  • University entrance qualification:
    Depending on which university entrance qualification you are applying with, you will need to send us the final official transcript for the general university entrance qualification or the university of applied sciences entrance qualification or the master’s examination or the professional development examination (e.g. business administrator certificate) or the completed apprenticeship, together with the final official transcript from the vocational college and evidence of three years spent in full-time employment.
    In the case of foreign university entrance qualifications: Foreign university entrance qualification certificates and the official notification of the recognition of such credentials by Nuremberg Tech or the office for the recognition of certificates and diplomas in Munich. Further information for prospective international students
    Please only upload your final official transcript and not your interim certificates. Please also ensure that you include the page of the certificate/transcript that includes your grades so that the university can verify the date of the university entrance qualification and the grade obtained.

  • Where necessary, additional requests and annexes (application for a second degree, hardship, etc.)

Now you can log in to your account at hochschulstart.de and view all of your applications to degree programmes that are included in the dialogue-oriented service procedure. If you have applied for multiple degree programmes or to multiple universities, you can arrange these applications in your preferred order, placing the university you would most like to attend at the top.

It is extremely important that you manually arrange your applications in order of priority, otherwise the applications will simply be arranged in chronological order.

Please note the information about prioritization on hochschulstart.de

You may receive offers of admission from 24 August onwards (for the 2020/2021 winter semester).

Please ensure that you log in to your hochschulstart.de account regularly and also regularly check your email inbox. Your hochschulstart.de account will provide you with an overview of all of your offers of admission from the different universities.

You can find more information about monitoring your applications at hochschulstart.de.

If you have received an offer of admission from the university you wish to attend, you can immediately accept that offer or you will receive an automatic admission according to the coordination rules of Hochschulstart and secure your study place. However, please bear the following in mind: Upon accepting an offer, the process will be closed for you and all other offers of admission and applications submitted within the scope of the dialogue-oriented service procedure (DoSV) will be deleted.

In the event of admission to a degree programme at Nuremberg Tech, you will find your admission letter in StudyOhm.

Please pay attention to the details of the DoSV rules on hochschulstart.de to ensure that you really do receive admission to the degree programme you want.

If you receive no offers of admission on hochschulstart by the end of the coordination, your status will change to "abgelehnt". A rejection letter will be generated by hochschulstart for each application with the status "abgelehnt". Rejected applications are eligible for a clearing process (waiting list), if places in the programme remain available.

Please keep all documents for later submission (e.g. to authorities); copies will not be issued by the university!

 

 

Now you simply need to use StudyOhm to enrol in the degree programme for which you have received an offer of admission that you have accepted online. You will only become a member of the Nuremberg Institute of Technology, and gain student status once you have enrolled.

You must first enrol online via StudyOhm. Once you have completed your online enrolment, your binding enrolment application will be available in StudyOhm in PDF format. Print the application out and sign it. Next, send your enrolment application to the university, together with all of the documents referred to therein, by the deadline and as described in the binding enrolment application. If the enrolment application is not submitted with all required documents by the deadline, you will lose your study place. Please do not send any more or any fewer documents than have been requested. 

If you are not able to send your enrolment documents to Nuremberg Tech within the specified timescale yourself, you are permitted to instruct another person to enrol you on your behalf. Please include a simple power of attorney with your documents (e.g. I hereby authorize Mr/Ms ... to enrol me in the ... degree programme on my behalf). However, you and the person you have instructed should bear in mind that any failure by the authorized representative may lead to exclusion from the application process in the same way as if you had committed the failure yourself. 

If you are not yet of legal age at the time of enrolment, you must ask a parent or guardian to sign your binding enrolment application.

Following the timely receipt of your documents and once they have been checked, you will be enrolled at the Nuremberg Institute of Technology and will receive your login details for the university’s IT systems.You will find these on the home page of your application account.

You will find your certificate of enrolment in StudyOhm once you have logged in with your new login information.

After you receive your login information, you must upload a photo of yourself to the IT system within three weeks before the semester starts; this photo is required to produce your OhmCard (personal student ID). You will receive your OhmCard during the first week of the semester from your Faculty.

During the course of your application, you will see various status messages within the StudyOhm portal. Since there is often some uncertainty as to what these actually mean, we have provided explanations for the individual status messages here:

In preparation: You have begun your online application, but have not yet submitted it.

Received: Your application has been received online, but has not yet been processed by the university.

Being processed: The university is processing your application.

Valid: Your application is valid and the documentation is complete. Your application will be considered in the admissions process.

Provisionally excluded: Application documents are missing or are invalid. Your application has been provisionally excluded from the admissions process.

Excluded: You have been definitively excluded from the admissions process. Your application documents were not received on time, documents requested by the university have not been submitted, or the documents submitted were not valid.

Offer of admission received: You have received an offer of admission from the university.

Offer of admission not possible at present: The university is not currently able to offer you a study place. In certain cases (e.g. in the case of NC degree programmes), it is possible that you will receive an offer at a later date.

Rejected: Your application has been rejected. The reasons will be stated in the rejection letter.

Enrolment requested: You have completed the online enrolment process and must now print out the binding enrolment request and send it to the Student Advisory Service, together with the requested documents.

Enrolled: You have been enrolled in the degree programme (matriculated).

Enrolment rejected: Your request for enrolment was rejected.

Information concerning application and admission for certain groups of people

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