Application and Admission

Students, who intend to study at the German Sport University as an exchange student have to apply online. Please note, that only students of partner universities can be accepted.

Requirements for an exchange semester at GSU
Please note that only students from our partner universities can apply for a semester abroad at GSU. Other requirements are not necessary, although prospective students should either speak German or English. 

Complete application form
To apply online you must first create a personal account. With your personal access data it is possible to make changes until the final submission of the application.

Finalise the application
After the application data has been submitted online, your application will be created as a PDF-Document which you must print out. The printed application form must be signed by you and the coordinator at your home university and then mailed via postal mail to the German Sport University.
Please note that our office cannot process your application without the required enclosures and signatures.

A complete application must contain the following documents:

  • Application form
  • Transcripts of Records obtained in previous years of study
  • Application for housing if you wish to apply for a room in a student dormitory
  • A copy of your passport or ID card
  • A copy of your european health insurance card (non-EU citizens have to apply for a German health insurance upon arrival. A travel insurance is NOT sufficient!!! Please click here for further information on that topic)

Postal address for application

German Sport University Cologne
International Office
Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6
50933 Cologne

Deadlines for application
01st of August for the winter semester or the academic year
01st of February for the summer semester

You will be contacted after the application period has ended. You will receive all relevant information needed for your exchange studies (including information regarding housing, the Introduction Days, course election, etc.) via email. Please make sure to provide your correct email-address.

Online application

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International Office

Anke Heber

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Office hours:
Monday 9-11am
Wednesday 10-12am
Friday 10-12am