Entrance Qualification for Higher Education in Germany

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Entrance Qualification for Higher Education in Germany

 

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The eligibility for higher education in Germany is connected with several requirements. As is the case with several schools and colleges in different nations. Similarly, there is a criteria laid out for the student’s who want to seek enrollment in German universities. “Abitur” is a University Entrance Qualification examination that ensures higher education enrollment in Germany. It assures the student’s above 12 years of high school education to get admission to study in any university or college in Germany. The student can choose any subject or graduation degree.

The next big question is what about international student’s who do not have German “Abitur”. They must have a similar certificate that is equivalent of it. Or else they must have some proof that shows their previous education is equal to “Abitur”. Now, to put it practically the school certificate given while leaving the institution after completion of high school studies or graduation is eligible for admission into higher education in Germany.

There are several categories for enrollment into higher education in Germany. A direct procedure entitles the student’s to apply directly and get enrolled in any German university. Indirect eligibility requires a student to undergo a year of preparatory course in Studienkolleg, then pass the university entrance exam. General category entitlement gives a student complete freedom to apply in any school and college to complete a graduation program in any of the universities in Germany.

Moreover, there is an entitlement category for a particular graduation degree, including MS, MBA or subject related graduation. The specific subject related areas recognized in Germany:

Technology and science abbreviated as (T)

Social and economy (W)

Medical and Biology or related subject area (M)

Arts (Humanities) and languages (G and S or G/S)

How can you know if the school leaving certificate in secondary education is eligible for admission into higher education in Germany?

Without any question not all school leaving certificates are accepted for admission in Germany. There are several discussions in this regard. For more information log onto www.daad.de or the Anabin website: http://anabin.kmk.org/anabin.html

In addition to this, the university website to where a student is applying gives sufficient information on the entrance qualification for higher education in Germany.  However, GRE Coaching, GMAT Preparation, SAT Training, TOEFL and IELTS are good enough for admission into German schools and colleges. All the universities in Germany accept the scores a student gets in these examinations. All you need to do is to live on your expectations and create your own space. Success will decide in which university you will get enrollment.

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