What You Should Know


  • If you want to study at a German university, you will need a Hochschulzugangsberechtigung”– or university entrance qualification. This is a school-leaving certificate which qualifies you for university study or if your secondary-school certificate is deemed insufficient for study in Germany, then you will have to attend a foundation course(Studienkolleg) before you are allowed to enroll.
  • For admission in Master’s degree in Germany is suitable bachelor’s degree.
  • Higher Education Postgraduate, a satisfactory completion of at least one degree at undergraduate level. Institution may take research ability or relevant work experience in consideration.


  • International students are required to demonstrate and/or declare that they have genuine access to sufficient funds to be granted a Student visa. Applicants may have to demonstrate sufficient funds to cover these expenses for the first one year in Germany, depending on their assessment level.


International applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds are expected to be proficient in English, as demonstrated by:

  • Passing an approved test or
  • Completing an Academic English program or
  • Meeting an approved alternative requirement

The following English tests are accepted by Germany Institutions :

  • IELTS – Academic
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
  • Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – PT and iBT
  • University of Cambridge – ESOL Examinations for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (CEP) or the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
    1. Undergraduate/Master
    Minimum of 6.5 overall in IELTS with minimum 6.0 in each subtest. Some courses like Teaching and N ursing require higher scores of Minimum of 7.o overall in IELTS with minimum of 6.5 in each subtest
    2. Post Graduate
    Depending on the institution ,the minimum requirement is 7.0 overall in IELTS with minimum of 6.0 in each subtest.
Student Life in Germany