Registration at hochschulstart.de
If you are interested in a study course with restricted admission, the first step is to register at
Multiple registration at hochschulstart.de is not permitted. If you register more than once, a decision will only be made on the application received during the last registration. Excess registrations will be deleted along with all applications and will not take part in the further procedure. A deletion cannot be reversed.
Please note that you can also use your user account at hochschulstart.de, which you created through your registration, for applications in later procedures. A second registration would constitute an impermissible multiple registration. Do you have any questions about registration? Please contact us at
http://www.hochschulstart.de/informieren-planen or send an email to
To register, please enter your personal data. You will then receive an applicant ID (Applicant Identification Number) and a BAN (Applicant Authentication Number). You will need these to apply at uni-assist.
Registration at uni-assist
Afterwards, please register at
uni-assist and enter your BID and BAN provided by hochschulstart.de. You will then be directed to the uni-assist online application forms via the
Here you can complete the standard application form for your application and save it for later use. Generate a PDF of the completed application form and print it for your records. For processing, you must submit the application electronically to uni-assist and upload all required documents.
Once applications have been processed by uni-assist, they cannot be changed electronically. However, you can inform uni-assist of possible changes by email until the end of the application period. You can find the contact details
Fees / Payment options
Please refer to the information in the left column.
If you meet the formal requirements for an application, uni-assist will forward your application to the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences. If you receive an admission, this is carried out via hochschulstart.de. You will be informed by email. Therefore, please contact hochschulstart.de as well as uni-assist if your email address has changed.
Uni-assist will store your application documents until the end of the year following the receipt of your documents. After that, your documents will be deleted. If you re-apply within this time, you only need to re-upload the application form and submit any missing documents.
Uni-assist stores your data in electronic form for four years. During this time, it will only be made available to uni-assist itself and to the universities you have chosen. After that, the data will be deleted.