Course Studies in Germany

Compare 8 Top Preparatory Year Programs in Germany 2017

Preparatory Year

A number of different courses can be taken during a preparatory year, and these classes can even help you decide what to pursue when you are actively trying to obtain an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.  

High school graduates who want a college education but are not quite ready for the challenge may decide to take a preparatory year. This program may include foundational undergraduate courses, language courses, and test-taking classes.

Germany is a great destination for international scholarsand has a high quality higher education system. The value of this level of education has been improved by the Germany's strong economy. Foreign students enjoy excellent living standards in a secure and safe surroundings. Berlin is the capital.

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Academy Year Program

Bard College Berlin
Campus Full time 1 week October 2017 Germany Berlin

The Academy Year program is ideal for high school graduates who are exploring possibilities of further study at university, or who wish to try out undergraduate studies in the humanities through English in Bard College Berlin's international environment. Academy Year students take part in the first-year core curriculum along with incoming BA students. [+]

Course Studies in Germany 2017. The Academy Year program is ideal for high school graduates who are exploring possibilities of further study at university, or who wish to try out undergraduate studies in the humanities through English in Bard College Berlin's international environment. Academy Year students take part in the first-year core curriculum along with incoming BA students. Besides this core program which provides fundamental knowledge of the key intellectual movements and works that founded the disciplines of the humanities, the Academy Year also includes a wide range of elective courses in literature and the arts, politics and the social sciences, and film and the practicing arts. Academy Year students may also pursue language study in German from beginner to advanced level. Academy Year students are full members of Bard College Berlin's academic community and take part in its extra-curricular clubs and societies as well as the public lecture series. All of the advantages of Bard College Berlin's co-operations with other institutes and universities in the city of Berlin are open to Academy Year students. The Academy Year program begins with the three-week Language and Thinking Program, an introduction to College life and the city of Berlin. [-]

International Student Preparatory Program

PFH Private University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin Stade Göttingen + 2 more

If you want to successfully study in Germany, a thorough preparation is the key! The preparatory program at the PFH Private University Göttingen will facilitate your entry into our German degree programs. [+]

Your benefits Intensive language training technical preparation Intensive support and individual mentoring Extracurricular activities (z. B. Excursions & company visits) Internships Student Buddy Program Preparation is key! If you want to successfully study in Germany, a thorough preparation is the key! The preparatory program at the PFH Private University Göttingen will facilitate your entry into one of our German degree programs: General Management, B.Sc. Orthobionik, B.Sc. Verbundwerkstoffe/Composites, B.Eng We prepare you linguistically and factually prior to the study. You will therefore take the preparatory program of German language courses, and also selected topics of your degree program in part. This way you will already know some content and important technical terms and can even complete some of the exams on a trial basis and be credited on request for study performance. We are at your side. You will receive intensive support for the entire period of the program, so you succeed in preparing for your studies. Who can participate? The preparation program is aimed at prospective students who have a university entrance qualification and are able to demonstrate a minimum knowledge of German at level A2. The end of the preparation program In general, the preparation program begins 12 to 16 months before the actual start of the study. The first step in the preparatory phase of the program is an intensive German course. You will take,, depending on your German language level up to four months: Level A2 / B1: Intensive German Language from June Level B2: Intensive German... [-]

Master's College Mechanical Engineering China

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 Germany Aachen

The Master's College is designed for students from P.R. China who wish to brush up on some of the subjects required for the M. Sc. programme. [+]

Course Studies in Germany 2017. Master's College Mechanical Engineering China Application Deadline is 15th May 2017 You are interested in coming to RWTH Aachen University as an exchange student from P.R. China to spend your last academic year in Germany? Students in their last year of study with above average achievements from an engineering undergraduate degree programme (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Engineering) and sufficient English language skills are allowed to apply for the exchange and qualification programme. The Master's College is designed for students from P.R. China who wish to brush up on some of the subjects required for the M. Sc. programme. A Master’s programme at RWTH Aachen requires a very advanced and specialized level of technical knowledge. To obtain this level, the Master's College offers bridging courses, German language courses, as well as close scientific guidance, involvement in practice and research, and intense social support. You are interested in coming to RWTH Aachen University? Apply now to spend your last academic year in Germany! Requirements: Student of a University in P.R. China in their last year English of at least B2 in writing and speaking Recommendation Letter from your University Programme start at the 28th August 2017 and end at the 28th May 2018 Key facts: 9-months full-time programme Career development service Student application process until May 2017 Total tuition fees of 11,600 EUR Taught completely in English ECTS Credits: 40 Exclusive courses at RWTH Aachen Official RWTH Aachen Certificate The programme... [-]

International Students Preparation Program PPS TestAS for Bachelor

Berlin International College
Campus Full time 10 - 18 months January 2018 Germany Berlin

The BIC Preparation Program specifically for students who do not meet the anabin / uni-assist criteria but are eligible to study a bachelor degree in their home country and everyone who prefers to study a bachelor degree in Germany without taking the FSP or prefer to take the TestAS instead. [+]

The BIC Preparation Program specifically for students who do not meet the anabin / uni-assist criteria but are eligible to study a bachelor degree in their home country and everyone who prefers to study a bachelor degree in Germany without taking the FSP or prefer to take the TestAS instead. Your benefits No tuition fees at the University No Feststellungsprüfung (FSP) required for university entrance No anabin / uni-assist criteria – study eligibility in home country sufficient No admission exam for BIC You can join this program at any suitable German language level Small classes for optimal student-teacher ratio High-quality individualized intensive German classes Guaranteed place at a partner university – no extra application necessary Pursuing an engineering degree in Germany – the country of engineers Details The program gives students direct entrance to the University of Applied Sciences Hamm-Lippstadt (HSHL) once finished successfully. You will receive a conditional offer letter from the University before starting the preparation program. The preparation program includes German classes, foundation courses (Studienkolleg) and the Math+ course. German classes start at any language level and will bring you to C1 level. Join them at your respective language level. The foundation courses cover the subjects Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science. The program will prepare you for your final exams, similar to the German Feststellungsprüfung (FSP). The exams will take place at BIC in Berlin. Prerequisite (before starting the University studies): TestAS with Engineering Module and at least a Standard Score: Core Test 76, Engineering Module... [-]

International Students Preparation Program PPS FSP for Bachelor

Berlin International College
Campus Full time 10 - 18 months January 2018 Germany Berlin

The intensive BIC Preparation Program with Studienkolleg (foundation courses) and FSP (Feststellungsprüfung) for international students who want to learn German and study a bachelor degree in Germany. [+]

Course Studies in Germany 2017. The intensive BIC Preparation Program with Studienkolleg (foundation courses) and FSP (Feststellungsprüfung) for international students who want to learn German and study a bachelor degree in Germany. Your benefits No tuition fees at the University No admission exam for BIC You can join this program at any suitable German language level Small classes for optimal student-teacher ratio High-quality individualized intensive German classes Guaranteed place at a partner university – no extra application necessary Pursuing an engineering or business degree in Germany – the country of engineers Details The program gives students direct entrance to the chosen BIC Partner Universities once finished successfully with the German-wide recognized Feststellungsprüfung (FSP). You will receive a conditional offer letter from the chosen university before starting the preparation program. The preparation program includes German classes, foundation courses (Studienkolleg) and the Math+ course. German classes start at any language level and will bring you to C1 level. Join them at your respective language level. The foundation courses cover the subjects Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science. The program will prepare you for the Feststellungsprüfung (FSP). Program dates: Preperation program, Part I: 02.01. - 31.03.2017 Spring Break: 03.04. - 16.04.2017 Preparation program, Part II: 17.04. - 14.07.2017 Finals: 17.07. - 11.08.2017 Start classes University (FHWS): October 2017 Duration: 10 - 18 months depending on your current German language level FAQ What is the Feststellungsprüfung (FSP)? The FSP refers to the exams taken after the foundation courses (Studienkolleg). By passing these exams students... [-]

International Students Preparation Program PPS English for Bachelor

Berlin International College
Campus Full time 8 months January 2018 Germany Berlin

The unique BIC Preparation Program for students who prefer to study their Engineering Bachelor in English. [+]

The unique BIC Preparation Program for students who prefer to study their Engineering Bachelor in English. Your benefits The entire preparation program, as well as the studies at the University are taught in English – there is no need to learn German! Guaranteed place at a partner university – no extra application necessary No tuition fees at the University Small classes for optimal student-teacher ratio Receive an engineering degree in Germany - the country of engineers Optional: Twin Bachelor Degree Program – finishing higher semester lectures in German for a double degree in English and German Details The program gives you direct entrance to the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS) once finished successfully. You will receive a conditional offer letter from the FHWS before starting the preparation program. The entire program is taught in English – no need to learn German! The preparation program consists of courses in multiple subjects, which are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science. The program will prepare you for your final exams, similar to the German Feststellungsprüfung (FSP). The exams will take place at BIC in Berlin. Prerequisite (before starting the University studies): Minimum of 80 points on the TOEFL iBT or IELTS certificate of at least 6.5. This prerequisite needs to be met until you start your studies at the University. Program dates: Preparation program, Part I: 02.01. - 31.03.2017 Spring Break: 03.04. - 16.04.2017 Preparation program, Part II: 17.04. - 14.07.2017 Finals: 17.07. - 11.08.2017 Start classes University (FHWS): October 2017 FAQ... [-]

International Students Preparation Program PP for Master

Berlin International College
Campus Full time 4 - 12 months January 2018 Germany Berlin

The BIC Preparation Program designed for international students who want to learn German and scientific practice to study a Master degree in Germany. [+]

Course Studies in Germany 2017. The BIC Preparation Program designed for international students who want to learn German and scientific practice to study a Master degree in Germany. Your benefits No tuition fees at the University No admission exam for BIC You can join this program at any suitable German language level Small classes for optimal student-teacher ratio High-quality individualized intensive German classes Guaranteed place at a partner university – no extra application necessary Studying an engineering or business degree in Germany – the country of engineers Details The program gives students direct entrance to the chosen BIC Partner University once finished successfully with an internationally recognized language certificate; you will receive a conditional offer letter from the chosen university before starting the preparation program. The preparation program includes German classes and the Math+ course. German classes start at any language level and will bring you to C1 level. Join them at your respective language level. The Math+ course prepares you for German university level of math and scientific work practice. Program dates: Preperation program, Part I: 02.01. - 31.03.2017 Spring Break: 03.04. - 16.04.2017 Preparation program, Part II: 17.04. - 14.07.2017 Finals: 17.07. - 11.08.2017 Start classes University (FHWS): October 2017 Deadlines: 31.11.2016 in general 31.12.2016 for Indian applicants 31.01.2017 for EU citizens FAQ What documents are required to apply to this program? Passport Secondary school certificates and transcripts (in original language and as legally attested translations to German or English) Copies of university certificates and transcripts Copy of... [-]

Bridge Year Program

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Germany Heidenheim

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim is introducing a new program called the “Bridge Year”. Our Bridge Year will help international students to get prepared for studying in Germany at DHBW (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg - Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University). [+]

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim is introducing a new program called the “Bridge Year”. Our Bridge Year will help international students to get prepared for studying in Germany at DHBW (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg - Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University). In order to study at DHBW as a foreign student you need to provide proof of German language skills, a school leaving certificate equivalent to the German “Abitur” and a training contract with one of our cooperating companies. During the Bridge Year Program we will support you in the application procedure. About the program Program duration: October 2015 to August 2016 The program is directed at foreign students with little or no knowledge of the German language. Those completing the program will be able to pass the official German language proficiency test (DSH), one of the requirements to study at DHBW as a foreign student. Contents Language training Block I Courses A1 and A2 (beginners) with a total of 300 hours Block II Courses B1 and B2 (intermediate) with a total of 300 hours Block III Preparation for DSH test Intercultural training Germany and the Germans – Overview of the German history “Typically German” – German culture and society Training for job applications Program specific courses students are assigned to different groups depending on the faculty in which they want to be enrolled - Business Administration, Engineering or Social Work students receive subject specific courses like mathematics, physics, social work, academic work, presentation skills Internship/work placement at one of our cooperating companies... [-]