Preparatory Year Programs in Germany

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A preparatory year program is designed to help students prepare to take university level courses. It typically includes courses in reading, writing, and history. A heavy emphasis is placed on learning and interpreting foreign languages.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

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Academy Year Program

Bard College Berlin
Campus Full time 1 week October 2019 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. [+]

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. ... [-]


Bridge Year Program

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 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 trainingBlock 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 trainingGermany and the Germans – Overview of the German history “Typically German” – German culture and society Training for job applications Program specific coursesstudents 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 Excursions, site visits... [-]

Preparatory Course

AMD Akademie Mode & Design
Campus Full time 5 months October 2019 Germany Hamburg Düsseldorf Munich Berlin + 3 more

The preparatory semester aims to provide orientation for the educational offers Mode Design (BA), Brand and Communication Design (BA), Raumkonzept [+]

AIM

The preparatory semester aims to provide orientation for the educational offers Mode Design (BA), Brand and Communication Design (BA), Raumkonzept

The following competence areas are taught - social competence, methodological competence, professional competence and language competence. The occupation with the cultural and creative industries as well as the job profiles enables an estimation of the requirements and tasks of the fashion industry and consumer goods industry, the intensive development of basic knowledge and abilities prepares purposefully for the study. In addition, the preparatory semester offers everyone the opportunity to get an insight into the training philosophy and the organizational structure of the AMD at the respective location.... [-]


RWTH INTERNational Guest Student Mechanical Engineering

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 9 months August 2019 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

The RWTH International Guest Student Programme is designed for students who wish to brush up on some of the subjects required for the M. Sc. programme and write their Bachelor Thesis in a double-tutor system at RWTH Aachen University and their home University. [+]

RWTH International Guest Student Programme Mechanical Engineering

Application Deadline is 01th March 2019 You are interested in coming to RWTH Aachen University as an exchange student to spend your last academic year in Germany? Students in their last Bachelor year 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 RWTH IGSP is designed for students 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 RWTH IGSP offers bridging courses, German language courses, as well as close scientific guidance, involvement in practice and research, and intense social support. All of this still in your last year of Bachelor study. So you will write your Bachelor Thesis here in Germany and take part in the Bachelor courses you need to apply for a Master´s programme at RWTH Aachen University. You are interested in coming to RWTH Aachen University? Apply now to spend your last Bachelor year in Germany!... [-]


Preparatory Program

Kühne Logistics University - KLU
Campus Full time 10 months August 2019 Germany Hamburg

As the German Abitur (high school leaving certificate) is held to such a high standard, it is often quite difficult for international applicants to meet the equivalent. With international high school diplomas, direct entry is usually not an option. In order to bridge the gap, KLU offers students the opportunity to complete our Preparation Program at our partner institution in Berlin. [+]

As the German Abitur (high school leaving certificate) is held to such a high standard, it is often quite difficult for international applicants to meet the equivalent. With international high school diplomas, direct entry is usually not an option. In order to bridge the gap, KLU offers students the opportunity to complete our Preparation Program at our partner institution in Berlin.

All interested students are asked to apply for our Bachelor of Science Program and if you do not satisfy the German eligibility requirements for studying your bachelor's degree at KLU, you could be eligible to enroll in the Preparation Program. Once you have submitted all of your documents, our admission team will review your application and depending on your eligibility offer a study spot.... [-]


Path2Master

IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 1 semester October 2019 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

Do you have a university degree in a non-business subject, and would like to pursue a career in management? Or do you want to complete a 60 ECTS Master's programme, but don't fulfill all of the requirements? Start your Master's career with our Path2Master programme! We prepare non-business graduates for a business master and provides you with an extra 30 ECTS. [+]

Thorough preparation accounts for 50% of success in life" - German saying

Do you have a university degree in a non-business subject, and would like to pursue a career in management? Or do you want to complete a 60 ECTS Master's programme, but don't fulfill all of the requirements?

Start your Master's career with our Path2Master programme! We prepare non-business graduates for a business master and provides you with an extra 30 ECTS.

Facts & Figures Focus on your success in your IUBH Master programme

In our Path2Master programme, you focus on classical business administration content. This semester provides you with the ideal preparation for the business content in the subsequent semesters of your Master programme. You can also become acquainted with your later specializations and will gain knowledge in the important fundamentals of business administration.... [-]


Pre-Master Programme

IUBH University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 months October 2019 Germany Bad Honnef

IUBH has been awarded best German university for career development, accreditors praised IUBH´s consistent, fact-based approach in integrating feedback of all levels in order to increase IUBH graduates career prospects. [+]

"Thorough preparation accounts for 50% of success in life" - German saying

IUBH has been awarded best German university for career development, accreditors praised IUBH´s consistent, fact-based approach in integrating feedback of all levels in order to increase IUBH graduates career prospects.

Latest IUBH research has shown that student and graduate success highly depends upon communication skills in scientific and business English, being integrated into the international community and learning skills. Success in the German job market is highly determined by a good knowledge of German language.

Facts & Figures Focus on your success in your IUBH Master programme The IUBH PreMaster builds skills in order to leverage your success and to give you the best possible start. You live on Campus, you get acquainted with all the facilities, such as IUBH´s world-class library, the globally oriented Campus, your fellow students from over 85 nations as well as the surroundings of Bad Honnef. Once your degree programme starts, you can entirely focus on your studies and your personal success. Everything else, time-consuming and distracting, has been done before - and your success story can start! Guaranteed progression into high-end quality IUBH Master programmes IUBH research has shown, that success at IUBH and in the German economy depends highly upon communication skills, successful study habits, and personal networks. All these are trained intensively in the PreMaster programme - in order to give you the best possible start into your global career. Upon graduation, your progression into all our high-class master's programmes... [-]