Information for Occasional Students (Gasthörer)

Anyone may be accepted as an occasional student (Gasthörer) within the framework of theavailable study options, for the purpose of completing or augmenting his/her knowledge in individual areas of study. The only requirement is that the occasional student’s level of education or vocational training permits him/her to successfully follow the course modules.

Employees who wish to continue their education will receive special consideration. A university entrance qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung) in accordance with § 61 of Hessen’s Higher Education Act (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz) is not required. To be accepted as an occasional student for the summer semester 2023 you must submit the application below to the Admissions Office between April 3, 2023 and April 28, 2023.

Select from the timetables for the semester concerned those course modules that interest you. The program of course modules can be found here. Enter your chosen course modules in the corresponding table on the occasional student application form and obtain the consent of the respective lecturer(s). Submit the completed and signed application form, the e-mail confirmations of the lecturers together with proof of payment of the occasional student fee to the Admissions Office by the due date.

Please note: The application is valid for one semester. Guest auditors are entitled to attend the courses or study programs listed in the guest auditor application and to acquire credits in these courses which are not examinations in the sense of the examination law.  They are not entitled to participate in or take preliminary, intermediate or final examinations, module examinations or other examinations required by examination regulations.




If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Admissions Office: studierendenbuero(at)