Application Procedure

Application Deadlines

The next application period will start on January 15th 2018.

Deadlines for:

  • Non-EU Citizens: 31 March 2018
  • EU Citizens: 15 July 2018

Application Procedure for intake 2018

1 Please apply via the online application form and submit your supporting documents (see below) via email to the MAP office (map-applications[at] before the relevant deadline.
2 First round of selection: Academic committee ranks the applicants and decides whether to conduct an interview (due to the large number of applicants we regret that we cannot interview all applicants).
3 Second round of selection: Interview with two MAP professors in Erlangen (local applicants) or via internet video call (or in exceptional cases, telephone).
4 Academic committee decides whether to admit applicant to programme.
5 If admitted to MAP, applicant is required to submit formal application to join the university via the campo portal. (At this stage the validity of your undergraduate degree for the enrollment in a German Master’s degree course will be formally verified).
6 The Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg formally admits the applicant.
7 The student arrives in Erlangen and matriculates for the programme.

Supporting Documents

CV / Resumé (including an up-to-date picture)
Short cover letter
High school/secondary school leaving certificate or university entrance certificate
University degree certificate(s)
International transcript of courses attended at university
IELTS or TOEFL score report if the previous degree was not conducted in English
Certificates of English or German language courses taken
APS certificate (Chinese applicants only)
Certificate(s) of industrial internship(s) attended
Only if you are applying for a MAP Scholarship: A statement explaining your reasons for applying for the scholarship


Since a maximum of 30 students per year can enroll in the programme you are encouraged to send your application as early as possible!

If you study at one of the universities participating in MAP, please contact the MAP office staff prior to sending your application.

It is only possible to apply to MAP once. If you have been rejected (before or after interview) you may not reapply.