Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Application to MAOT


The deadline for applications from international candidates has passed. The next application period starts in early 2018. Please visit our website again then in order to find the applications details.

Probably the following documents will have to be aubmitted:

  • Application form
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • High school or secondary school diploma
  • Proof of sufficient English language skills. This can be done by English courses included in high schoool or university education, experience with English speaking programmes, international stays or an international certificate such as Toefl or IELTS (Toefl code: 8265). An international certificate is not (!) mandatory. There is no specific threshold for the English language skills, but in the recent years the level of the applicants being admitted was usually not lower than about IELTS 5.5 or Toefl IBT 90. 
  • Letter of motivation


Application Procedure for Germans and "Bildungsinländer"

German students and so called "Bildungsinländer" (international students with a German first degree) go to

Online Application Portal for Master's Degree Programmes

and follow the on-screen instructions. They fill the online form, print out the application form and send it together with the required documents to the 'Masterbüro' at the given adress. After the confirmation of the formal eligibility by the 'Masterbüro' it is forwarded to the programme representatives for an academic evaluation. The applicants are informed by the programme then whether they are invited to an interview and whether there are further requirements.

This will not be possible before end of April / early May. 



 International applicants

  • International applicants have to apply by 15th April 2017.
  • From about mid of March on applicants are informed whether they are invited to a telephone interview or not.
  • Final decisions about the admission will be done in about early / mid of May.
  • Admission letters will be sent by the Master's admission office from about June on (given all required documents are submitted properly). They can be used for the application to a visa.

German applicants

  • German applicants and non-Germans with a German first degree can apply by 15th July 2017.