Union Berlin plays next season for the first time ever in the Bundesliga. The club from the second class had Monday in our own home enough for a 0-0 in the return of the barrages against first division VfB Stuttgart to the promotion to enforce. Stuttgart drops after the 2-2 from the heenwedstrijd.
Union Berlin finished third in the second class. Champion Cologne and runner-up in Paderborn won a direct ticket for the Bundesliga.
Stuttgart closed the season in the first class as a sixteenth and had to take off to finish. Hannover 96 and FC Nuernberg degraded directly.