Degree: Bachelor of Arts (M.A.)
Length of Study: 7 semesters
Enrolment: each summer and winter term (admission restrictions)
Application deadlines for all semesters of study: December until 15.01 of each year  (summer term), May until 15.07. of each year (winter term)
Pre-study training: evidence of six-month practical pre-study training/internship or relevant, completed vocational training to be provided at enrolment



1st semester of study:

  • Fundamentals of Farm Animal Husbandry
  • Chemistry and Physics
  • Agricultural Engineering and Construction
  • Botany and Ecology
  • Economics
  • Mathematics and Agricultural Policy
  • Elective modules in Interdisciplinary Studies (1st - 7th semester)

2nd semester of study

  • Agricultural Accounting and Balance Sheet Analysis
  • Soil Science and Resource Conservation
  • Statistics and Experiment Design
  • Communication and Sociology
  • Agricultural Law and Taxes
  • Fundamentals of Academic Work, Seminar I

3rd semester of study

  • Agricultural and Environmental Policy
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Management
  • Fundamentals of Phytomedicine
  • Farm Animal Husbandry
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Product Quality

4th semester of study

  • Crop Production
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Corporate Governance
  • Market Theory
  • Grassland Farming and Forage Cultivation
  • Seminar II

5th semester of study

  • Practical training study semester (16 weeks)

6th semester of study

  • Practical semester
  • Seminar III
  • Elective Module acc. to module catalogue

7th semester of study

  • Thesis
  • Colloquium



  • general higher education entrance qualification

Here you can find more information on the university entrance qualification

Information and application deadlines for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification can be found at

Application Deadlines

Applications for the first semester of study:

  • December until 15.01. of each year (summer term)
  • May until 15.07. of each year (winter term)

Applications for higher semester of study:

Admission is based on the capacities that become available. The admissions office can provide more information.

  • December until 15.01. of each year (summer term)
  • May until 15.07. of each year (winter term)


Information on application deadlines and procedures for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification can be found at

This is a statutory deadline. This means that applications for admission and application documents that are submitted to the Kiel University of Applied Sciences -Admissions Office  (via Uni-Assist for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification) after the above-mentioned deadlines will no longer be considered. If the end of an exclusion period falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, the period nevertheless ends at the end of the corresponding day and is not extended to the end of the next working day. (Article 43, Section 7 of the University Admission Ordinance –(HZVO). The date of receipt at the Kiel University of Applied Sciences is valid! Subsequent submissions beyond this deadline are also not possible. Incomplete documents or documents received late are excluded from the selection process. Applications received by fax or e-mail are invalid and also do not take part in the award procedure.

Application Documents

Documents to be submitted (as upload):

  1. certificate of university entrance qualification
  2. evidence of 6-month pre-study practical training/ internship related to the course, which must be provided at enrolment. The guidelines and further information on the pre-study training can be found under the respective study regulations or here.
  3. certificate in the event of a name change (e.g. marriage certificate)
  4. certificate of exmatriculation (de-registration) if you are studying/have studied the same course of study for which you are requesting admission to a first semester of study
  5. if applicable, certification of civic/social service (armed forces, year of social and ecological work, EU voluntary work, charity work, development agencies, etc)
  6. evidence of completed professional training (exam certificate)
  7. evidence of previously study periods by means of study certificates
  8. evidence of previously completed courses (when applying for a higher semester)
  9. if applicable, proof of sufficient German language skills for applicants without a German university entrance qualification and without a German university degree (enrolment requirement in the case of admission)
  10. second degree: certificate of the first professional degree, study certificates, certificate of exmatriculation (de-registration) and a detailed written justification. Applicants are only allowed to name one degree programme. You can find more information here.

Admissions Procedure

After deducting the so-called advance quotas (foreigner quota, hardship quota), 20% of the study places are allocated after a waiting period. The other 80% are distributed according to a university selection quota. This provides for an allocation based on the average grade of the university entrance qualification, which is an admission requirement in accordance with the examination regulations.

The waiting period counts from the time the university entrance qualification is attained.

Notification of admission for the main procedure is sent approx. 2-3 weeks after the application deadline. Then, rejections are handled. After a rejection you have the opportunity to participate in a possible lottery procedure. A lottery procedure takes place if there are still some remaining places for the course after the main selection procedure, the replacement procedure and enrolment.

You are informed of the enrolment deadline with the notification of admission. If enrolment is not made on time, the right to the study place expires irrevocably. You can find more information on enrolment here.


There is a compulsory fee charged each semester for the Student Services Authority, the student body and the semester travel ticket.

Also, there is an administration charge for enrolment. This charge is non-refundable.

Additional information on the above-mentioned fees and charges



Postal Address

Fachhochschule Kiel
Faculty of Agriculture
Admission Office
Grüner Kamp 11
24783 Osterrönfeld

Tel.: 04331 845-0

E-Mail: agrarwirtschaft.verwaltung@fh-kiel.d


Admission Office
Grüner Kamp 11
24783 Osterrönfeld

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00
or by appointment