Registration and Deadlines

Start of the Virtual Preparation Programme

Course start date for the German courses:

The next german courses for all levels is expected to start on 4th May 2022. The exact date will be announced here. For participation in all german courses of the Virtual Preparation Programme the registration on the OPAL learning platform is required by 11th April 2022.

Starting dates for other courses: As these are self-study offers, you can decide yourself when you start the course.


To participate at the Virtual Preparation Programme you have to fill in the online application for enrollment (online until 1st April 2022). In this application, we ask you to select a course of study in which you are primarily interested and which you may wish to continue studying at our university after completing the Virtual Preparation Program. You will be enrolled in this course of study for the duration of the VPP.

In this application form, please indicate the course of study in which you will preferably be enrolled during the Virtual Preparation Programme and which you might wish to continue your studies after completing the Virtual Preparation Programme.

Not sure which course of study you are interested in?  All courses of study according to fields of study, degrees and course of study information can be found on the following page:

If you have any questions, please send an email to vppattu-freiberg [dot] de.

Application deadlines

Registrations for the summer semester 2022 are possible until 1st April 2022. 
The number of participants is limited. We reserve the right to consider registrations after date of receipt.

If the registration has been successful and you have been selected to participate at Virtual Preparation Programme, you are going to receive all necessary information and the Login for the e-learning platform OPAL. Within OPAL you will be able to register for single courses of interest.

Please note: By taking a Virtual Preparation Programme it is not possible to earn the degree of the degree programme you will be enrolled in!

Admission to the Virtual Preparation Program and the associated enrollment in a degree program does not entitle you to apply for a visa to study.