Top Preparatory Year Programs in Europe 2020

A preparatory year lays the foundation for an undergraduate degree. By earning a bachelor’s degree, students gain access to a wider range of jobs, higher salaries, and increased opportunities for professional advancement. After completing the preparatory year, students may choose from a multitude of degree options.Students who want to further their education after obtaining a bachelor’s de… Read more

A preparatory year lays the foundation for an undergraduate degree. By earning a bachelor’s degree, students gain access to a wider range of jobs, higher salaries, and increased opportunities for professional advancement. After completing the preparatory year, students may choose from a multitude of degree options.

Students who want to further their education after obtaining a bachelor’s degree may want to pursue a Master. This advanced degree is available in a wide range of areas such as science, business, technology, arts and humanities.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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Harbour Space
Barcelona, Spain

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree s ... +

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree studies. After successful completion of MSL students are granted an automatic right to enter all math intensive degrees at Harbour.Space. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a flexible programme which gives students the opportunity to develop their creative abilities. It provides an essential introductio ... +

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a flexible programme which gives students the opportunity to develop their creative abilities. It provides an essential introduction to the creative arts by developing exploration and experimentation skills within a wide range of art and design subjects. Designed to maximise your artistic potential, the foundation course offers guidance by our experienced faculty, helping you choose a specialist pathway that’s right for you. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
9 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Undergraduate
London, United Kingdom

The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding o ... +

The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of themes affecting the contemporary business world, such as international financial markets, management and marketing. Students will also undertake a research project, allowing them to consolidate and showcase their business knowledge, as well as the academic language, numeracy and research skills they will gain on the programme. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Trinity College Dublin - International foundation programme
Dublin, Ireland

Our International Foundation Programme is aimed at students who have the drive and ambition to attend a world-class educational institute, but cannot begin an international un ... +

Our International Foundation Programme is aimed at students who have the drive and ambition to attend a world-class educational institute, but cannot begin an international undergraduate degree directly. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Academia Guiu
Barcelona, Spain

Exam Preparation Course for University Access (Selectividad UNED)

Exam Preparation Course for University Access (Selectividad UNED) -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
Spanish
Campus
 
Berlin International College
Berlin, Germany

The intensive BIC Preparation Program PPS includes Studienkolleg (foundation courses) and FSP (Feststellungsprüfung) for international students who want to study a bachelor de ... +

The intensive BIC Preparation Program PPS includes Studienkolleg (foundation courses) and FSP (Feststellungsprüfung) for international students who want to study a bachelor degree (taught in German) in Germany but do not have direct admission - German classes offered as well. Application to BIC is coupled with application to a BIC partner university, and acceptance to BIC comes with a conditional acceptance letter to the partner university. The only condition is successful graduation from BIC. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
8 - 18 months
German
Campus
 
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes
London, United Kingdom

The International Foundation Programme for Law is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate degree studies in law. Students will gain an active understanding of a ... +

The International Foundation Programme for Law is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate degree studies in law. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of historical and contemporary legal themes, such as civil and criminal law, the development of legal institutions and British, EU and international law. Students will also undertake a research project, allowing them to consolidate and showcase their legal knowledge, as well as the academic language, numeracy and research skills they will gain on the programme. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
6 - 9 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Avicenna International College
Budapest, Hungary

NCUK – IFY Business Stream is an excellent Foundation Year program which prepares AIC students for guaranteed admission to a Partner UK university or studies at any other pres ... +

NCUK – IFY Business Stream is an excellent Foundation Year program which prepares AIC students for guaranteed admission to a Partner UK university or studies at any other prestigious university in Europe, Australia or the USA. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
05 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Syracuse Academy
Syracuse, Italy

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Ita ... +

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Italy, to build their personal portfolio and to learn the Italian language for admission to university or design school programs in Italy. The Foundation Year is an internationally recognized program awarding Italian Ministry of Education academic credits and granting direct admission to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy, and preparing for admission to any university and design school in Italy. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English, Italian
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
NCUK

A qualification designed with our university partners to prepare you for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses.

A qualification designed with our university partners to prepare you for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
6 - 24 months
English
Campus
 
Jacobs University Foundation Year
Bremen, Germany

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cu ... +

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cultures? Then you will be interested in our Foundation Year Program. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
St John's College
Nottingham, United Kingdom

This new one-year part-time course is specially designed for those who have not studied at a university level before. It is validated by Durham University as part of the Commo ... +

This new one-year part-time course is specially designed for those who have not studied at a university level before. It is validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme and is a level 4 introduction to the undergraduate course in theology, ministry, and mission. -
Foundation Year
Part-time
English
Online
 
Academy of Music & Sound Online
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled m ... +

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled music practitioner, fluent with various forms of multi-media. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
CANVAS
Lausanne, Switzerland

You will explore a variety of artistic courses and dive into Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and Illustration. Developed by the Canvas School of Arts, the European Foundat ... +

You will explore a variety of artistic courses and dive into Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and Illustration. Developed by the Canvas School of Arts, the European Foundation Degree in Art & Design aims to let students create by having fun, travelling and learning a new language! -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, French, German, Italian
Jun 2020
Campus
 
L’École De Design Nantes Atlantique
Nantes, France

The Arts, Design, and Media foundations studies is specifically tailored for French-­speaking international students who wish to pursue their undergraduate studies in a French ... +

The Arts, Design, and Media foundations studies is specifically tailored for French-­speaking international students who wish to pursue their undergraduate studies in a French-­speaking program. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
French
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 

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