Registration and Deadlines

Start of the Virtual Preparation Programme

Course start date for the German courses:

The german courses for all  levels start on 02.12.2020. For participation in all german courses of the Virtual Preparation Programme the registration on the OPAL learning platform is required by 09.11.2020.

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 the online application for enrollment. 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 may wish to continue your studies at our university 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 e-mail to vppattu-freiberg [dot] de.

Application deadlines

Registrations for the winter semester 2020/2021 are possible until 01.11.2020. 
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.