UNIVERSITY STUDIES IN GERMANY
Germany is one of the most popular destinations for university studies for international students around the world. With more than 400+ universities and 21,000+ universities courses to choose from, German universities are rated as the best universities in the world. University courses are frequently revised in-order to keep up with the everchanging know-how and requirements of the society and the world. Students are provided with opportunities to learn hand in hand with the changes and utilize latest technology and research to prepare them to be industry-ready after graduation
There are several state-owned and state accredited institutions in Germany. Majority of these universities are sponsored/funded by the government and provide very high-quality higher-education. Along with state-owned institutions, there are several state-accredited private institutions as well as church run institutions
The main types of institutions of higher education seen in the German Higher Education System are the following
- Universities (Universitäten)
- Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen)
- Specialist Universities of Art, Music, or Film.
Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen)
If you have completed your graduate studies outside of Germany and your studies were at a recognized university in Germany, you can get admissions in the field of your education background based on the score and credit value of the course you have completed.
If your undergraduate score in not sufficient to get admission or if the university degree is not acceptable, you might have to acquire eligibility as per the directives of the admission committee of the university.
In certain cases, students are required to attend, pre-master semesters to gain required knowledge and skill for be able to start with master degree studies
If you have recently completed your high school studies outside of Germany and if your secondary school-leaving certificate is not recognized in Germany, you can gain “university entrance qualification” to German university by completing a foundation course. During the foundation year you will attend classes for several subjects which are relevant to the subject of study you intend to pursue at the university. At the end of the foundation year, you will take test called the “university entrance assessment examination”. Successfully qualifying this as an internal or external student in Germany will allow you to start studies in a German university