Application with a German University Entrance Certificate
Application Period: 01.03.2021 – 01.09.2021
For your application you will need an authentified copy of your University Entrance Certificate (HZB) valid in Hessen. If you receive your University Entrance Certificate HZB only after the application deadline, you must submit a certification of enrollment from your school and the last two school reports. If you do not have a University Entrance Certificate at all and do not expect to obtain it in the year of your application, you may apply for admission based on outstanding artistic aptitude. Successful proof of outstanding artistic aptitude in the Entrance Examination qualifies for enrollment in the Expanded Realities Programme without University Entrance Certificate.
Moreover you must give proof of English language proficiency through a Certificate (B2; IELTS; TOEFFL, etc.) or through an English grade better than average on your school report.
Application Procedure in three Steps
Step 1 Online Registration
In order to apply for the BA Expanded Realities Programme first of all you need to register on the website of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. At the end of the online registration procedure you will receive an application number. Moreover you are requested to print out, fill in and sign an application form.
For more information please download our Information Sheet for Applicants with German University Entrance Certificate (in German language).
The Online Registration will be available from 01.03.2021 under:
Step 2: Submission of your Application
Submit your signed application form together with your complete application documents to the Student Service Center (SSC) of Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. Application deadline for winter term 2021 is: 01.09.2021.
Applications can be submitted only once a year. The programme regularly starts each year in the Winter Semester.
Please note: In case you are not receiving your University Entrance Certificate HZB in time for the application deadline of 1st September 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic you can apply with your last two mid term reports (Halbjahreszeugnis). The University Entrance Certificate HZB must be submitted latest when enrolling at the university.
Step 3: Artistic Entrance Examination
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the entrance examination for the coming winter semester 2021/2022 will be carried out without presence examination at the Mediencampus Dieburg. After you have submitted all required documents you will receive and upload link to submit three current work samples in digital form. The work samples should be related to the field of Expanded Realities, such as: 3D experiences, concepts, virtual- or augmented reality applications, 3D games, 3D graphics , 360° video, concept art, storyboards, corresponding prototypes/physical models etc. Please make sure that all submitted elements and files carry your name and work flawlessly. Faulty files will result in an exclusion from the application procedure.
(For more information please download our Information Sheet for Applicants with German University Entrance Certificate (in German language).)
If you have further questions regarding the Entrance Examination please contact the Chairperson of the Expanded Realities Entrance Examination Board.
You may send your application via post or submit it in person:
Student Service Center
Student Service Center