Study programmes

Degrees and the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

Learn about the ECTS-based structure of your studies and find out which degrees are offered at the University of Kassel.

Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate courses are usually designed for students without a first degree. Below, you can find information on obtaining an undergraduate degree (a Bachelor's degree) or passing the Artistic Examination.

Postgraduate Courses

In order to be admitted to a postgraduate course, you must have a first degree (a Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in a related field of study. The links below provide information on obtaining a postgraduate degree (Master's degree).

Doctoral Studies

In order to be admitted as a doctoral student, you must have a Master's degree or equivalent in a related field of study. A Bachelor's degree is not usually a sufficient prerequisite for doctoral studies.

International Study Programmes

The University of Kassel offers several internationally-oriented study programmes, some of which are delivered in English.

Continuing Education Programmes

Education does not stop when a professional career begins. The University of Kassel continuing education programmes are specially designed to support lifelong learning by combining interdisciplinary, research-focused education with practical experiences and relevance to your professional field.

Short-Term Programmes

During semester breaks, the University of Kassel offers international students the opportunity to participate in short-term programmes that promise high quality education, credit points, valuable personal experience and first-hand impressions of Germany and Europe.

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Study Enquiries

The “Erstinformation Studium” is a one-stop source of essential information for current and prospective students.

Erstinformation Studium

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Mönchebergstraße. 19
+49 561 804-2205

Admissions Office


Mönchebergstraße 19
34109 Kassel

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 1-3 p.m.

+49 561 804-2205
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