To apply for the Biotechnology course, applicants must complete in full the relevant application form and either submit it in person or send it by post together with all the necessary documents and a two-page ”Motivation Paper” before the closing date to the Admissions Office of the University. The form can be obtained either from the Student Counselling Centre or the homepage of Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences. Closing dates for applications and other deadlines are published on the University’s homepage or can be obtained from the Student Counselling Centre. 30 course places are available per year. Admission to the course is in the summer term of any given year. Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences implements a special procedure for the selection of applications. The ”Motivation Paper” plays a very important role. Information about the procedure can be obtained from the Student Counselling Centre or the Admissions Office. It is recommended that non-German applicants submit their applications to the ASSIST Office for prior checking. Further information can be found under www.uni-assist.de.