Information for prospective students

Do you already know what you want to study?

Here you can find information on the several degree programmes.

How does the application process work?

For the Bachelor's degree programmes in Architecture and Urban Design

Enrolment for the Bachelor's programmes is only possible in the winter semester. The application period runs from June 01 to July 15. You need a university entrance qualification. In addition, admission to both programmes is restricted by a Numerus Clauses (NC).

The degree programme you are interested in participates in the Dialogue-Oriented Service Procedure (DoSV). So in addition to applying online to Jade University, you must first apply on the website. DoSV is a web-based system that coordinates applications and admissions for various admission-restricted degree programmes. The aim of the DoSV is to coordinate the application process by identifying approved admission offers of all applicants to avoid simultaneous admission and registration.
Application through the DoSV system is mandatory.

Application process

  1. Registration on
    First you have to register on To register, you enter your personal information. Then you receive an applicant ID (identification number) and a BAN (applicant authentication number). You will need these to apply on our university application portal. Keep the applicant ID and BAN safe, as you may also need them for other procedures.
  2. Registration via eCampus
    You will then apply online via the eCampus of Jade University. You will need to register here as well and then submit your application for the desired degree program.
  3. Application via eCampus
    Before completing the online application in eCampus, you must submit your data to Hochschulstart via the "Send" button. To do this, you must enter your applicant ID and your BAN.

Application and admission status

The special feature of the dialog-oriented service procedure is that you can apply for up to twelve degree programmes simultaneously and prioritize them yourself on the application portal. After submitting your application, you can view the status of your application on Jade University eCampus website.
Please make sure to follow the instructions when prioritizing your applications on the Hochschulstart website.
In case of admission, you will see the admission offer on the eCampus website (status: admission offer has been made) and in the application portal of You can download the admission letter on eCampus.
In case of a rejection, you will see the rejection in eCampus (status: admission offer currently not possible) and in the application portal of

For the Master's programme in architecture

Apply by January 31 for the summer semester and July 15 for the winter semester. The application takes place online via eCampus.

Applicants applying from outside the German Educational System

Applicants with qualifications from foreign schools (certificates or degrees) can find all the necessary information on the website "Internationales".

Start of Studies

For those who have completed their enrolment, we have compiled further information and advice on getting startes with your studies.