Below you will find the requirements for the different education systems. If your education system is not listed below, do not hesitate to contact us.
Students are eligible to enroll in the Studienkolleg if they achieve a minimum unweighted Cumulative Grade Point Average (CumGPA) of 3.0. Students have to also provide evidence of completing the following subjects:
16 academic units from 9th to 12th grade:
|English||4 units||English IV or Honors or AP English each with minimum grade “C”|
|2nd Language||2 units|
|Social Studies||3 units|
|Mathematics||2 oder 3 units||Algebra II or trigonometry (11th grade) and precalculus (12th grade) each with minimum grade C|
|Science||2 or 3 units||minimum grade “C” in each of Biology, Chemistry or Physics|
|5 mathematics and science units
2 elective units
If the student only completed grade 10-12 at the high school, then only 3 units for English are required.
Please note: Up-coming winter term 2019/2020 German universities will no longer accept a Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) in addition to the High School Diploma for direct admission.
Students that have done GCE AS & A Levels are eligible for direct admission if they meet the following requirements:
A total of four subjects are required, which must be independent of one other and have general education, non-vocational content.
At least three A-Levels and one AS Level of which must be a language exam (literature is NOT accepted) and an exam in mathematics or natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology).
Specific requirements for the different academic disciplines:
First and foremost, the student should have acquired full time education in 12 consecutive school years. Additionally, to obtain direct admission is the following required:
If the student does not fulfil the requirements above, the student can still enroll at the university after joining the Studienkolleg and successfully completing the “Feststellungsprüfung” (FSP) for the corresponding field of study.
If you have done National Curriculum you may check out the needed grade to be able to apply for Study in German Universities:
|Country||Overall High School Result||Study Section||Direct Admission/Studienkolleg|
|China||Gao Kao level 2||Scientific||Studienkolleg|
|50%||High School Cert.||Studienkolleg|
|Lebanon||>60%||Math, Scientific||Direct Admission|
|Mexico*||50%||Bachillerato Tecnol., Math||Studienkolleg|
|Palestine Gaza*||>60%||Scientific||Direct Admission|
|Palestine West Bank*||50%-64%||Scientific||Studienkolleg|
|Palestine West Bank*||>64%||Scientific||Direct Admission|
* in case you have done 1 successful year at the University, the Studienkolleg is not Required.
** in case you have done 2 successful years at the University, the Studienkolleg is not Required.
Note that students who are eligible for direct admission must still provide a language proficiency certificate in German such as “Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang” (DSH) with the minimum level required, or an equivalent certificate.
|Applications from Germany||Applications from Abroad|
|Passed our placement test
Has an acceptance from a public Studienkolleg
|Starting with the pre-course|
|Winter Semester: until the 17th of August
Summer Semester: until the 12th of December
until the 15th of july (American heigh school diploma, GSCE, IB)
until the 15th of August (national curriculum)
Summer Semester: until the 15th of February