Applications from refugees from Ukraine

Examination of the university entrance qualification

Як біженець з України, Ви можете отримати тут визнання Вашої дотепер отриманої освіти і таким чином підтвердити рівень Вашої кваліфікації, необхідної для вступу/навчання у вищих навчальних закладах Німеччини (нім.: Hochschulzugangsberechtigung, HZB).

HZB — це освітня кваліфікація, яка надає Вам право на навчання в німецьких вузах (фахових вищих школах/університетах прикладних наук або університетах).

Refugees from Ukraine - with Ukrainian citizenship or from third countries - can have their higher education entrance qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung, HZB) checked here.

The HZB is an educational qualification for studying at a German university (university of applied sciences or university).



  • Central examination centre
  • Recognition at the universities in Rhineland-Palatinate likely
  • No fees
  • Notification within 4 weeks after receipt of all documents

The testing procedure


  • You are a refugee from Ukraine and
  • You are planning to study in Rhineland-Palatinate and
  • You have certificates/documents, but do not know yet whether you are allowed to study in Germany or
  • You are missing documents to prove your HZB*

*You may be able to take the TestAS to prove your eligibility to study.


1. Apply online

Please fill in the online form carefully first:

2. Submit documents

Then send all documents and educational certificates for verification by e-mail to: ukraine(at)hs-kl(dot)de

Please note:

  • Send pdf documents only.
  • You can submit all documents in German, English or French.
    If your documents are in another language, please send them in both the original language and a German translation.
  • Do not send original documents by post.

Unfortunately, we cannot provide advice on the following topics:

  • Application procedure of individual universities
  • Admission requirements for degree programmes at universities in Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Language skills required for application

Please note:

  • The examination of the higher education entrance qualification (HZB) does not replace the application to a university.
  • For data protection reasons, we cannot forward applications to universities.

For questions:


or by phone Mo-Thu 8.30-11.30 a.m.:



Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences

You would like to complete a Bachelor's or Master's degree programme?

You have the opportunity to apply directly for a degree programme at Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences. As a refugee use the application portal of HS KL

Internationales Studienkolleg

You have to take the assessment test "Feststellungsprüfung" before your studies?

You have the opportunity to apply for a core course of the Internationales Studienkolleg of Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences.

Preparatory German Courses

You still have to reach the German level for admission?

Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences currently does not offer preparatory German courses.