Students seeking admission to our programme must hold a degree from an accredited university or university of applied sciences (technical college). International applicants must have a degree comparable to a German bachelor's degree. Students from all fields of study my apply. Applications for each new programme cycle are accepted until May 15. Prospective students must pass a written test to demonstrate both their journalistic skills and their command of the German language. Each year, 25 students are admitted to the programme which starts in the winter semester (usually in late October).