Berlin International College

Introduction

Introduction

Berlin International College (BIC) is a preparation/pathway college in Germany’s capital preparing international students to study at German universities in German or English. BIC is specialized in degrees in engineering, IT, and related technical fields but we also offer programs for business related degrees. As a special service, which is included in all of our programs, students receive a conditional study place at the partner university of their choice.

Program Options

To study a Bachelor degree

  • PPS FSP - Intensive German language classes and foundation courses (Studienkolleg) with Feststellungsprüfung (FSP), the university entrance examination
  • PPS TestAS - Intensive German language classes and foundation courses (Studienkolleg) with TestAS, the test for academic studies, an alternative to the FSP
  • PPS English - Foundation courses (Studienkolleg) in English
  • To study a Master degree
  • PP - Intensive German language classes and study preparation course

Location

Being located in Germany’s capital, Berlin International College is situated at the heart of Europe’s largest economy. Anything and everybody is represented in Berlin, where brilliant and creative minds in academia, politics and business from all over the world come together to experience this unique multiculturalism. Thereby, BIC students receive the chance to come into contact with inspiring people, network, and experience all the opportunities Berlin has to offer. Simultaneously, they are also able to engage in a rich offering of art, sports and other activities during their free time, including Berlin’s nightlife, which is hard to match in its vibrancy.

Consequently, BIC students study and live in an exhilarating atmosphere of history, artistic creativity, and pulsing energy.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Preparatory Year

International Students Preparation Program PP for Master

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. [+]

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 Visa or Aufenthaltsgenehmigung (only applicable... [-]

International Students Preparation Program PPS English for Bachelor

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 PPS FSP for Bachelor

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. [+]

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 acquire a subject specific higher... [-]

International Students Preparation Program PPS TestAS for Bachelor

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... [-]