Studies leading up to the first professional degree (bachelor's degree) and studies in a consecutive program leading to a further professional degree (master's degree) are generally exempt from levies.
Continuing education: The institutions of higher education charge fees for the participation of students and persons matriculated according to Art. 87 Para. 3 Sentence 1 BayHIG in offers of further education according to Art. 78 BayHIG; participants in offers of further education who are neither students nor persons matriculated according to Art. 87 Para. 3 Sentence 1 BayHIG, as well as students who predominantly participate in study offers at a foreign location outside the European Union, are charged a fee under private law.
Part-time studies: Higher education institutions may charge fees for study programs that are offered on a part-time basis, regardless of prior vocational training, or that are offered in conjunction with vocational training or for persons with ongoing vocational training, in accordance with the increased expense for these formats. If the university makes use of the option to charge fees, the increased expense consists of the additional personnel and material costs incurred for the conception and implementation of such events.
Every student enrolled at a Bavarian state university must pay a semester fee per semester. The semester contribution consists of the basic contribution (student union contribution) and, if applicable, the solidarity contribution for the semester ticket in the respective public transport system. The semester contribution is levied by the respective university and must be paid before enrollment.
Further information can be obtained directly from the student advisory service and other responsible offices (admission, enrollment, student office, etc.) of the respective university.