Distance Learning Courses: Display

Distance learning courses that are exclusively for leisure or entertainment do not require approval. However, the distribution of these so-called hobby courses must be reported to the responsible authority. For these courses, contract design, advertising and information as well as possibly the use of representatives must comply with the requirements of the Act on the Protection of Participants in Distance Learning (FernUSG). Distance learning courses that are not exclusively for leisure activities or entertainment require approval. Further information can be obtained in the service " Distance Learning Courses Admission ".

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No documents are required.


The responsible body makes applications and forms available for download on its website.

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Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry of Culture

Last update or date of publication
12.07.2021