Navigating the SIM-portal

After you have entered the SIM application portal, you will see different tile fields. These will be referred to as "action tiles" in the following.

What do I use which action tile for?


  • Admission-restricted Bachelor programs (1. semester or higher semesters)
  • All teaching programs (1. or higher semesters)
  • Master´s degree programs, provided that the application for admission has to be requested via the SIM portal (1. or higher semesters)
  • Non-EU-applicants for the state examination programs of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy
  • Appliactions for higher semesters of the state examination programs (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy)
  • Local clearing scheme

Lehramt inkl. Wirtschaftspädagogik

  • alle Lehramtsstudiengänge (1. und höheres Fachsemester)
  • Wirtschaftspädagogik (B.Sc. und M.Sc., jeweils 1. und höheres Fachsemester)

Zulassung hochschulstart liegt vor

  • Enrolment after an admission for the 1st semester in the state examination programs Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy, admissions issued by hochschulstart

Enrolment (incl. exchange students)

  • Bachelor Program´s without admission restriction
  • German Law (Bar examination)
  • Enrolment with an admission letter to the 1st or higher semester of a Master's program, provided that the application was not submitted via the SIM application portal.
  • Exchange students with an admission by the International Office (also Freemover)
  • Certificates (e.g.: Europaicum, Gender Studies etc.)

Continuing education

  • Programs of continuing education with enrolment
  • Programs of continuing education with registration


  • Promotion mit Einschreibung
  • Promotion mit Registierung

German Course / VSi MINT

  • Application for the study-preparatory German course
  • Application for the International foundation programme (VSi MINT)

Vorbereitungsstudium International VSI

  • VSI Geisteswissenschaften
  • VSI Wirtschaftswissenschaft 

If you cannot find the  answer to your questions on these help pages or in the FAQ, you can get in touch with us via the

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If you have any further questions, please read our

Frequently asked questions about the SIM portal