Vocationally qualified persons without a higher education entrance qualification who have successfully completed at least two years of vocational education and training in a field related to the intended degree programme, as regulated by federal or state law, and who subsequently provide evidence of at least three years of full-time professional practice in a field related to the intended degree programme, may take up a degree programme on a probationary basis for a period of two semesters.
At the end of the probationary period, the examination board shall decide on the final enrolment on the basis of the performance achieved during the probationary period; the examination board shall also decide on the further crediting of the performance achieved during the probationary period.
The trial studies must be preceded by comprehensive counselling by the university (general student advice and counselling in coordination with the subject counselling). This must take place at the latest four weeks before the end of the respective application period (cut-off period).
Further information on the trial study programme can be obtained from Department 1: Studies and Teaching, General Student Advice and Counselling as well as from the information sheet on the trial study programme.