Study and application

Degree-Seeking Students

The TH OWL offers over 50 bachelor's and master's degrees and excellent study conditions for young people from all over the world.

Here you will find information on all Bachelor's and Master's degree programs at TH OWL, including the duration and location of the study, as well as the contact to the academic advisory service. Find your program!

Most courses are offered in German. In addition, there are master’s courses in which the language of instruction is English. Please use one of the following links for detailed information.

If you are an international applicant for a bachelor's and master's degree, please send your application to uni-assist, the service center for international student applications. At uni-assist, all applications are checked in advance and then forwarded to the TH OWL. An additional online application via the TH OWL homepage is not necessary in these cases.

How do I apply to TH OWL?

Application procedure

Would you like to apply to one of our many bachelor's or master's programs at TH OWL?
Here you will find the important information and necessary steps to complete your application.

Applicants from the European Union

If you are applying within the European Union, please contact the enrolment service and apply via our university portal.

Deadlines for the Bachelor's degree:

July 15 of each year (restricted admission);
September 15 (open admission)
for the study start in the winter semester
(Duration: September 1st to February 28th)

March 15th of a year
for the study start in the summer semester
(Duration: March 1st to August 31st)

Master's degree deadlines:

The application deadlines for our master’s degree programs vary from degree to degree. Please find out more about your desired degree program here!

Applicants from a country outside the European Union

If you have completed your secondary school certificate (High school, A levels) or bachelor´s degree from a non-EU country, please apply via Uni Assist. Through Uni Assist you can view and apply for all of the study programs of TH OWL by selecting Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe as the university section or typing in our campus locations Lemgo, Detmold or Höxter in the search criteria.

Application deadlines for Bachelor's degree:

Winter semester:
June 15th of each year (restricted admission);
August 15th (open admission)

Summer semester:
February 15th of a year
(Duration: March 1st to August 31st)

Bachelor programs are only open to apply for during the winter semester (Duration: September 1st to February 28th)

Master's degree deadlines:

The application deadlines for our master’s degree programs vary from program to program. Please find details on your desired degree program here!

Since your home grading system very likely does not correspond to the German system, you must convert your average grade using the Bavarian formula and then enter this in your online application.