Public Relations and Corporate Communications


Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
Length of Study: 7 semesters
Course content: German
Enrolment: each winter term (admission restrictions)
Application deadlines for the first semesters of study: May until 15.07. of each year (winter term)
Application deadlines from higher semesters: November until 15.01. of each year (summer term), May until 15.07. of each year (winter term)


1st semester of study:

  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Scientific Methods
  • Writing and Presenting in PR

2nd semester of study

  • Business Administration and Law
  • Public Relations and Communication Management
  • International PR I

3rd semester of study

  • Market Communication
  • Corporate Identity
  • International PR II

4th semester of study

  • Strategic Corporate Communication and PR Evaluation
  • Media Analysis and Content Production
  • International PR 3

5th semester of study

  • Political Communication and Campaigning
  • Elective Module I
  • Elective Module II
  • Organisational Communication in a Global Context I

6th semester of study

  • Project in a Company *
  • Media Project
  • Media Ethics
  • Organisational Communication in a Global Context II

7th semester of study

  • Interdisciplinary Elective Module **
  • Organisational Communication in a Global Context III
  • Thesis
  • Colloquium

* Project with a real client

** Elective modules from other departments



  • general higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or
  • subject-related higher education entrance qualification or
  • general or subject-specific technical college entrance qualification (consisting of a school- and a practical-based part) or
  • successfully passed master craftsman’s examination or equivalent previous education (e.g. apprenticeship)
  • information on the university entrance qualification

Application Deadlines

Applications for the first semester of study:

  • 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.

  • November until 15.01. of the following 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.


Documents to be submitted (as upload):

  1. certificate of university entrance qualification
  2. certificate in the event of a name change (e.g. marriage certificate)
  3. 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
  4. if applicable, certification of civic/social service (armed forces, year of social and ecological work, EU voluntary work, charity work, development agencies, etc)
  5. evidence of completed professional training (exam certificate)
  6. evidence of previously study periods by means of study certificates
  7. evidence of previously completed courses (when applying for a higher semester)
  8. 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!!!)
  9. additional degree: certificate of the first professional degree, study certificates, certificate of exmatriculation (de-registration) and a detailed written reasoning for application. Applicants are only allowed to name one degree programme. You can find more information here.

To the online application mentioned above


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
Student Secretariat
Sokratesplatz 1
24149 Kiel

Tel.: 0431 210 1339

E-Mail: studieninformation(at)


Student Secretariat
Sokratesplatz 3
24149 Kiel

Opening Hours:

You can find our current Opening Hours here.