Early Studies (Frühstudium)

General information on early studies in Bamberg

What does ”early studies” mean?

Gifted and motivated pupils can be admitted to courses in various subjects while still at school. As a rule, this refers to pupils in year 10 to 12. Pupils may take courses totalling no more than 6 credit hours per week.

What are the opportunities for pupils participating in early studies?

  • Recognition of credit towards a regular study programme after school leaving examination (Abitur)
  • Experiencing student life
  • Gaining specialised knowledge in university courses

How does admission take place?

For information on admission please see § 12 of the regulations for enrolmentat the University of Bamberg.

Which subjects are open to early studies?

The University of Bamberg offers selected courses in all faculties:

Courses offered

Here you can find current course listings for each semester.


For questions regarding early studies please contact:

Central Student Advisory Services

Kapuzinerstraße 25
96047 Bamberg
Tel.:  +49 (0)951 – 863–1053