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Guest auditor and cross-registered students

Guest auditor

Within available capacities, guest auditors are admitted to individual courses for the duration of a semester for the intended purpose of professional development or further education without completing assignments or exam performances and without aiming for a degree through examination.

Admission as guest auditor

The application for admission as guest auditor for the summer semester can be submitted from 1st March of a calendar year until the start of the lecture period. The application period for the winter semester starts on 1st September of a calendar year and ends with the beginning of the lecture period. The application has to be submitted in writing to the Student Service Center and will be valid for one semester. For attending courses, a fee of 124 EUR will be charged and needs to be paid already when applying for admission as guest auditor.

Required documents

•    Application for admission as guest auditor
•    The lecturer’s written consent
•    Proof of payment of the fee for course attendance
•    Copy of identity card (front and back side), if applicable certificate of registration

Course attendance

Guest auditors can apply for admission to all courses offered. The admission to courses requires the written consent of the respective lecturer. The relevant confirmation sheet is part of the application form and without the lecturer’s consent by the time of application, the admission as guest auditor will be rejected.


All offered courses can be found in the course catalogue.

Cross-registered students

Within the scope of their actual studies, cross-registered students attend individual courses at the HCU. Except for intermediate and final examinations, they are permitted to complete assignments and exam performances for every course they are admitted to.


Admission as cross-registered student

The application for admission as cross-registered student for the summer semester can be submitted from 15th January until 1st April of a calendar year. The application period for the winter semester starts on 15th August and ends on 1st October each year. The application has to be submitted in writing to the Infothek and will be valid for one semester. As cross-registered student, you can only be granted a maximum of four semesters. An admission to the first semester of an admission restricted study programme is not possible. In case of a granted application for admission, an account as cross-registered student will be created in the ahoi portal.

Required documents

•    Application for admission as cross-registered student
•    If applicable, the lecturer’s written consent
•    Copy of identity card (front and back side), if applicable certificate of registration
•    Current Transcript of Records
•    Certificate of enrolment