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Nowadays many universities have adopted admittance procedures by means of assessment. Please check the website on Preparing for academic studies in Germany: Assessment guidance for international students .
Students with disabilities and special needs might find our website Studying with disabilities in Germany helpful.
A description of the responsibilities, structures and
developments in education policy for the exchange of information in Europe
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Dokument von: Ständige Konferenz der Kultusminister der Länder in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (KMK)
The website by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany, provides statistical figures as to the types of institution in higher education available in Germany. Further information concerns higher education reform policy, particularly the higher education pact, the initiative for excellence and the internationalisation of higher education in Germany.
Dokument von: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
Downloads and information on grants and financial support for foreign students and scientists, compiled by DAAD.
This practical guide provides students seeking a studying or research opportunity in Germany with relevant information and contacts, and intends to support them in planning and organising their stay by presenting steps and appropriate timelines - the printed version of this brochure can be obtained along with a CD Rom featuring international study courses. The online brochure [...]
Study-in de is a modern website enhancing the information services by the German Academic Exchange Service: international students can find information about studying and living in Germany in a user-friendly environment that is enriched by Web 2.0 offerings. While the web structure itself provides access to information on aspects of preparing for study, learning German, [...]
The brochure provides some practical tips and information to help students and researchers prepare for a research stay in Germany. However, because the landscape is developing so
dynamically, the brochure can make no claim to be complete but it offers links to websites where you can find the latest information on visa regulations, health insurance questions, the various kinds [...]
Dokument von: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
Official statistics of higher education provides fundamental information for planning and political shaping in the higher education sector. Non-monetary statistics of higher education include especially: the statistics of students (students and new entrants), the statistics of examinations (graduates), the statistics of non-enrolled students, the statistics of post-doctoral [...]
The brochure provides information on the funding opportunities offered by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH); German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD); German Research Foundation (DFG); Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (FhG); Max Planck Society (MPG); Helmholtz Association (HGF); Leibniz Association (WGL). The programmes presented here are arranged by four target groups: [...]
The qualifications website for Germany lists the boy responsible for recognising foreign highr ducation qualifications, i.e. the Central Office for Foreign Education in the Secretariat of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs. Furthermore, the procedure of recognition and legal framework are outlined.
In its capacity as the largest German support organisation in the field of international academic co-operation, the DAAD, with considerable public funds at its disposal, simultaneously fulfils responsibilities in foreign cultural and academic policy, development co-operation policy and national higher education policy. Indeed German higher education policy focuses on the [...]
Higher Education Compass (featured by: Association of Universities and other Higher Education Institutions in Germany HRK)
The Higher Education Compass is an information service on all German higher education institutions and the degrees they offer, it is published by the German Rectors` Conference. The information includes a list of universities with direct access to their websites, degree courses and doctoral courses, international degrees and a newsletter.
Study in Germany offers information on training, studying, research opportunities and living in Germany. You can find information about learning German, research institutions, the educational systems, training opportunities, and general information. The site is available in Arabic, French – français, English, Japanese , Spanish = castellano, Russian and Chinese. [...]
The site introduces the web information service by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). It provides information on studying and researching in Germany (types of universities and course, stipends). Furthermore, a “Frequently Asked Questions“ section provides answers to typical problems students from abroad face when planning a period of research or study in Germany, [...]
Information for foreign students wishing to undertake a student internship (work placement) in Germany (§ 2 No. 3 Employment Ordinance – BeschV)
The document provides twenty questions and answers pertinent to internships (work placements) in Germany, applicable for foreign students: where and how to apply, what documents to submit, how to organise visa and health insurance. The date is October 2008.
This online service provides you with comprehensive information in order to prepare for studying at a college or university in Germany. Here you can obtain essential information on admissions and the application process, promotional possibilities as well as the various types of universities and degrees. You can find detailed information on the subject matter and structure [...]
A country report for the higher education system in Germany, published within the framework of the CHEPS project on higher education monitoring that pursues the development of HE in nine countries in Europe. Following an overview of the general structure of the primary and secondary school system in the Federal Republic of Germany, it covers HE institution types, financing of [...]
Entrance to courses
The website informs first year students, graduate students and doctoral students on the application procedures necessary for entering a higher education institution in Germany.
Stipends and grants
This brochure by the German Academic Exchange Service New York provides US-American and Canadian students with information regarding study and researchfunding, internships,fellowships, summer courses for journalists, placements in Germany, indicating terms and conditions, counselling services, application dates.
The Zeit Stiftung offers scholarships to international Ph.D. students of social science subjects who are researching in the field of migration, diversity, and mobility - this website provide details as to grants, application and eligibility.
Tuition fees and loans
The tables list the tuition fees for degree courses at German universities that are determined by the federal (Länder) states. Moreover, the site contains background information concerning the current state of tuition fees.
The website by the German Academich Exchange Service, provides information on costs and fees higher education students are likely to face, respectively asked to ascertain.
The KfW banking group in Germany offers student loans for higher education and professionalisation in VET in Germany, on reasonable terms. This website informs potential applicants on conditions and procedures.
Visa and Insurance Requirements
The website is provided by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), it informs international clients on the visa conditions applying to students. Thus, it answers questions concerning the conditions that must be met for the admission to higher education institutions with regard to immigration legislation.
The website provides English language information regarding the compulsory helth insurance for foreign students in Germany (reqquirements for EU citizens, non-EU citizens), and country information for Germany, Austria, Poland.
The Database on Educational Exchange Programmes presents information on Germany, its higher education system, entry requirements, visa regulations, costs, and recognition. of certifications. Furthermore, users can access an index of relevant addresses including the Accreditation Council, German Academic Exchange Service and Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
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- Further sources:
- Key data on higher education in Europe: 2007 edition. Indicators and figures
- Dual Vocational Training in Europe – An Export Winner “Made in Germany”
- „Design Thinking“ – the Potsdam Think Tank
- “More than just a place for learning” – Pupils explain what is important about the schools they go to
- WorldCat: The World’s Largest Library Catalogue
- Library and Information Science in Germany
- The Federal Training Assistance Act (BAFÖG)
- Studienkollegs at German Universities