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University entrance requirements

Prospective students without an Abitur can apply for a Bachelor’s degree programme at OTH Amberg-Weiden. The following qualifications are required:


Formal requirements

Master craftsmen and women as well as graduates of technical colleges and technical academies and equivalent: General higher education entrance qualification

  • Vocational training > 2 years
  • Completed master craftsman's/technician's examination, specialised academy/school or equivalent further vocational training examination
  • Consultation
  • Example: recognised specialists could study technical or medical subjects

Beruflich Qualifizierte mit Berufsausbildung und Berufspraxis: Fachgebundene HochschulzugangsberechtigungVocationally qualified persons with vocational training and work experience: Fachgebundene Hochschulzugangsberechtigung (subject-specific higher education entrance qualification)

  • Vocational training > 2 years
  • Relevant work experience > 3 years
  • Consultation
  • Probestudium
  • Example: Automotive mechanics could enrol in a mechanical engineering degree programme

Personal requirements

Depending on the field of study, different interests and skills such as spatial, logical or entrepreneurial thinking, creativity or language skills may be required. Often, studying requires knowledge that was not taught during training and schooling. In the transition from employment to study, you may therefore face some challenges. Good preparation makes the transition easier. A short video provides information about the challenges of the transition to university.

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