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Apply for your Degree with Arden

Apply for your Blended Learning or Distance Learning Degree at Arden University.

It is quick and easy to apply directly through our website. You can find more information about applying to study at our campus in Berlin here.

Arden University student ID pass

How to Apply through Arden University's website:

  1. Click the ‘Apply Now’ box in the top right-hand corner, or the 'Apply Now' button on your chosen course page.
  2. Complete and submit the application form. If you get stuck at any point, you can contact our friendly Student Recruitment Team:
    • For UK Blended Learning and Distance Learning courses: on 0808 274 3353 or
    • For Berlin Blended Learning courses: +49 30 235901000 or
  3. When we've received your application, we'll send you a confirmation email to let you know. We'll then be in touch, usually within 2 working days, to advise you on any other supporting documents you might need to provide and answer any questions you might have.
  4. The Arden Student Recruitment Team will then process your application to determine if you're eligible for the course. Depending on what current experience you have and how quickly you can get these to us, this can take up to 10 working days.
  5. If you're found to be eligible for your course, you'll receive an offer of acceptance from us, detailing the next steps such as payment of your course fees, study visas (where applicable) and your enrolment.

What happens next?

Whichever way you've chosen to submit your application, you're able to ask the Arden Student Recruitment Team any questions you might have.

Once we've received your application, we'll begin to assess your eligibility for the course and support you through the application process.

One of our Student Recruitment Team will give you a call within 2 working days. During this call, you'll get a chance to learn about the course in more detail, and we'll gather more info to help support the rest of your application.

Once complete, your application will be considered and a decision will be made by our academic team. Your personal advisor will keep in contact with you to update you on the outcome.

Once you have been accepted on to your course and your funding is in place you'll then receive all the info you need on when and how to begin your course.

Blended Learning students will also receive a timetable detailing when they should attend their study centre based seminars. 

  • Classes will be scheduled on either two mornings (9.00am to 1.00pm) or two afternoons (1.30pm to 5.30pm) during teaching weeks
  • Classes will remain consistent for an Academic Year.  Timetables (including scheduled days and times) may be subject to change from one Academic Year to the next (we will confirm timetable arrangements four weeks before the beginning of your academic year). 
Arden University students discussing their application

Non-EU applications to study in Berlin

After you have applied to study a programme at the Arden University campus in Berlin, the following steps will be required:

  1. Securing your place
    • Pay the holding fee for the course you’ve selected to secure your place on the desired intake. 
  2. Contact your embassy
    • Get in touch with the German embassy or consulate in your country of residence to start the visa application process.
  3. Prepare your documents 
    • Depending on where you live, your local embassy will request specific documents from you; it’s best to start preparing these in advance. 
  4. Attend embassy interview 
    • You will be asked to attend an interview at the embassy to provide information about your background and your reasons for travelling to Berlin. 
  5. Obtain your visa
    • As you've been accepted into a German higher education institution, your visa will be issued to you. 
  6. Look for accommodation 
    • Once you have your visa, it’s time to start looking for accommodation in Berlin. We recommend you start this process as soon as your visa has been issued. 
  7. Fly to Berlin!
    • Congratulations! You’re now ready to start your journey with Arden University Berlin, the last step is simply to book your flight tickets. 

If you are interested in our courses and want to find out more, why not come and see us at an Arden University Open Day.