Outstanding graduates are invited to apply for the next winter semester. ASC promotes the professional equality of women and therefore urges women to apply.

Minimum grade requirement is a Bachelor’s degree above average: at least 2.0 (straight B) in German grading system.  Please note that in the German garding system 1.0 (straight A) is the best mark. For more information on the conversion of grades please check “Modified Bavarian Formula” within our application instructions.

The application and the admission procedure are organized in two deadlines. FAU students have to follow the instructions of deadline 2.

Deadline 1 – March 15

The first deadline in March applies to international students who have to apply for a visa.
Applicants should apply via the Campo Online Application Portal for Master’s Degree Programmes of Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg and upload the following documents as scanned copies:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) including a passport picture (necessary for identification in online interviews)
  • required ASC application form (download)
  • Secondary school’s leaving certificate and university entrance certificate (certified English or German version)
  • Bachelor’s degree and acdemic transcripts (certified English or German version)
  • TOEFL score report (minimum score IBT 80, PBT 547, CBT 210) or other proof of English-language education (IELTS 5.5, level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or Medium of Instruction Certificate e.g.)
  • APS certificate (for applications from China)
  • GRE test results (if any)
  • certificates for German language courses or tests (optional)
  • recommendation letters of two of your academic teachers that know you well (optional)

to the following email address:

Before submitting your application documents or sending requests please read the application instructions carefully.
There is no application fee. German language knowledge is not required.

Selected applicants will be invited for personal or video interview. The interview takes approximately 30 minutes and serves to assess the background for a successful completion of the ASC programme.

After the screening process, you will be informed whether you have been selected for admission to the ASC programme.


Deadline 2 – July 15 (for students who do not have to apply for visa)

Please apply via the Online Application Portal for Degree Programmes of Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.