Certificate Sustainability Reporting and Accounting: Application

Apply online until 31 July

Thank you for your interest in our Sustainability Reporting and Accounting certificate. On this page you will find all important information about your application.

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Instructions on how to apply to the Professional School using the myCampus system can be found here.

Admission Requirements

For the Sustainability Reporting and Accounting certificate, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • A first university degree
  • At least one year of professional experience
  • Advanced English skills

The following evidence valid at the time of application is recognised as sufficient:

English grade - academic performance:

  • The taking of the subject English as an advanced or main subject of the gymnasiale Oberstufe (upper secondary school)
  • The minimum score of 8 points in the basic course/subject English of the gymnasiale Oberstufe (as an average of the four course semesters and, if applicable, the Abitur/A-Level examinations) as stated in the Hochschulzugangsberechtigung (HZB) (higher education entrance qualification)
  • A final grade of at least 3.0 in English as shown in the valid higher education entrance qualification (HZB)
  • European Baccalaureate with English as a language final grade of 7.0
  • IB-Diploma with English as Standard Level final grade 5

The following tests are recognised as proof of English language proficiency:

  • TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 61
  • Cambrigde B2 First (FCE-Test Cambridge First Certificate in English) at least Scale 160
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE-Test Cambridge Advanced Certificate of English) at least Scale 180
  • Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE Test Cambridge Proficiency in English) at least Scale 200
  • IELTS Academic Version (International Language Testing System) with at least 4.5 points
  • TOEIC Listening & Reading with at least 650 points
  • TOEIC Speaking & Writing with at least 280 points
  • Pearson Test of English, Academic Test (PTE Academic) with at least 30 points

Start date and deadline for applications

The Sustainability Reporting and Accounting Certificate starts in October of each year. You also have the option of taking individual modules and having them subsequently credited to the certificate programme. You can register for the individual modules until the start of the respective module.

How does the application process work?

Applications for the certificate programme Sustainability Reporting and Accounting can be made online at any time. Through our online application system, you can easily complete your application online and upload documents. In addition, you can cache your application and complete it later. After the application deadline has passed, all documents are reviewed and the admission process begins.

Application documents

When applying online for the Sustainability Reporting and Accounting certificate, you must upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of the last university qualification certificate
  • Proof of at least one year of relevant professional experience
  • Proof of English


After receiving your application, you will receive a written confirmation of receipt from us by e-mail. If we need further documents from you, we will contact you. As soon as we have received and checked your complete application documents, you will receive a letter of admission.

If you have any further questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Continue to the online application

Instructions on how to apply to the Professional School using the myCampus system can be found here.

Contact & Advising


Felix Westermann, M.Sc.
Universitätsallee 1, C11.413
21335 Lüneburg
Fon 04131.677-2128


Benjamin Sachs, M.Sc.
Universitätsallee 1, C11.412
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2234

E-Mail Contact

Please feel free to contact us via samc@leuphana.de.