How to become a guest student as an employee of the University of Bayreuth

Admission to language courses at the Sprachenzentrum (language center)

(with the exception of German courses)

1. Ask for the application form for guest students (‘Gasthörerantrag’) by e-mail at the Studierendenkanzlei (students administration office)

2.   Submit the completed applicationby e-mail to the Sprachenzentrum  on 11-12 October 2021. If you have previous knowledge in the language you want to take, you have to take part in an assessment test. They will take place on 11 and 12 October 2021 probably digitally. Please see http://www.sz.uni-bayreuth.de/index.php?id=22.

3.   The approved or unapproved application form will be sent to you on October 18 by e-mail.

4.   Send the approved application form tothe Studierendenkanzlei. You will then receive your guest student number. The following documents must also be submitted:

  • Permission signed by your supervisor

5.   Informthe Secretaries’ Office by e-mail (sprachenzentrum(at)uni-bayreuth.de) and your   lecturer (personally – in class) of your guest student number. The secretariat will only then register you for the course.

Admission to German courses

A. If you have a basic knowledge of German:

  1. Send all your certificates on  11 or 12 October to: regina.richter@uni-bayreuth.de (letter A - K) or oliver.hepp@uni-bayreuth.de (letter L-Z)
  2. Ask for the application form for guest students at the Studierendenkanzlei and submit the completed form either together with the result of the assessment test on 11-12 October 2021 to the language center (sprachenzentrum@uni-bayreuth.de) 
  3. The approved or unapproved application form will be sent to you by e-mail on October 18.
  4. Send the approved application form to the Studierendenkanzlei. You will then receive your guest student number. The following documents must also be submitted:
  • Permission signed by your supervisor

.   Inform the Secretaries’ Office by e-mail (sprachenzentrum(at)uni-bayreuth.de) and your  lecturer (personally – in class) of your guest student number. The secretariat will only then register you for the course.

B.If you have NO knowledge of German (absolute beginner):

       Please follow the same procedure as above WITHOUT  Placement Test (‘Einstufung’). You may apply for a G1 course (= beginner course)

Further information
Note that all language courses will begin in the first week of the semester (October 18)

  • The allocation of places for guest students definitely ends on October 22, 2021. After that day, no application forms for the winter semester will be accepted anymore
  • Please be aware that there is no guarantee that you will obtain a place. Your application can only be accepted if there are free places available.