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All study programmes at Heinrich Heine University

Our study programme overview shows you all the possibilities there are to study at HHU. We offer Bachelor and Master programmes, the German State examination (Staatsexamen) for degrees in Law, Pharmacy and Medicine, and further education programmes. In the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, apart from basic Bachelor degree programmes there are also combined Bachelor programmes (with a so-called major and a minor subject). Further information can be found in the descriptions of the individual study programmes.

Language requirements
Most of our programmes are taught in German. Even the programmes that are taught in English do in many cases require a certain knowledge of the German language. Please check undefinedhere which language certificates are accepted.

At HHU, the following programmes are taught in English:

Application processes
The column “Application” shows you the application process which applies for you:

  • Unrestricted admission (zulassungsfrei - open local enrolment),
  • Nationwide restricted admission (nationwide NC - numerus clausus),
  • Local restricted admission (local NC - numerus clausus) or
  • Aptitude assessment (Master degree courses with local admission examination).

Please note that other procedures apply for

Counselling and contact
Do you have further questions on application and enrolment or require personal counselling? Please find more information undefinedhere.


Bachelor, Master, and State Examination

Study programme Degree Application
Yiddish Studies Master of Arts Aptitude assessment
Ancient Culture Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Unrestricted admision'
Art History Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
Master of Arts
'Local admission restrictions
Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
Biochemistry Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
Biology Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
Biology International Master of Science 'Aptitude assessment'
Business Administration Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
Business Chemistry Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
Chemistry Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Communication and Media Science Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Local admission restrictions'
Comparative Studies in English and American Language, Literature and Culture Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Dentistry State Examination 'Nationwide admission restrictions'
Economics Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
English and American Studies Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
'Local admission restrictions
Unrestricted admission'
European Studies Master Programme 'Aptitude assessment'
German Studies Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
Master of Arts
'Local admission restrictions
Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
History Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
Master of Arts
'Unrestricted admission
Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Informatics Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Informations Science Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Unrestricted admission'
Information Science and Technology Bachelor of Arts 'Unrestricted admission'
Information Science and Language Technology Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Japanese Studies Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
Master of Arts
'Local admission restrictions
Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Italian: Language, Media, Translation Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Jewish Studies Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
Master of Arts
'Unrestricted admission
Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Law State Examination 'Local admission restrictions'
Linguistics Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Local admission restrictions'
Linguistics (integrative) Bachelor of Arts 'Local admission restrictions'
Linguistics Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Literary Translation Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Mathematics and Applied Fields Bachelor of Science 'Unrestricted admission'
Mathematics Master of Science 'Aptitude assessment'
Media and Culture Science Bachelor of Arts 'Local admission restrictions'
Media Culture Analysis Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Media Culture Analysis / Analyse des Pratiques Culturelles Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Medical Physics Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment
'
Medicine State Examination 'Nationwide admission restrictions'
Musicology Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Unrestricted admission'
Pharmacy State Examination 'Nationwide admission restrictions'
Philosophy Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
Master of Arts
'Unrestricted admission
Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Physics Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Unrestricted admission
Aptitude assessment'
Political Science Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Local admission restrictions'
Political Communication Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Psychology Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
'Local admission restrictions
Aptitude assessment'
Romance Studies Bachelor of Arts/Major
Bachelor of Arts/Minor
'Unrestricted admission
Unrestricted admission'
Romance Studies: Cultural Contacts and Communication Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Social Sciences – Media, Politics, Society Bachelor of Arts 'Local admission restrictions'
Social Sciences – Social Structures and Democratic Governance Master of Arts 'Aptitude assessment'
Sociology Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Local admission restrictions'
Toxicology Master of Science 'Aptitude assessment'
Yiddish Culture, Language, and Literature Bachelor of Arts/Minor 'Unrestricted admission'

Further education

Study programme Degree Application
Endodontology Master of Science Aptitude assessment
Intellectual Property Law Master of Laws Aptitude assessment
Information Law Master of Laws Aptitude assessment
Medical Law Master of Law Aptitude assessment
Public Health Master of Science Aptitude assessment
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