ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MASTER DEGREE IN GERMANY FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
The most important document to provide for admission in Master’s Degree in Germany is a Bachelor’s Degree which needs to be recognized by German universities.
Universities may investigate your qualifications into more detail to ensure their relevance. It may involve the checking of the content of your undergraduate course and confirming you have earned a sufficient number of credits in relevant areas. You also need to provide a high-school graduate certificate, known as Abitur in Germany.
Further examinations are required for non-recognized certificates. You must take the PROPAEDEUTIC COURSE. This preparation gets you equipped with German universities’ requirements (like: language and study requirements and completing additional courses to get qualified) before the Master’s courses begin.
The fee for the issuing of the assessment document at the university is 200€.
OTHER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Additional entry requirements may include:
- Certificate and transcript of your undergraduate studies.
- Details of your secondary education
- Interviewing: German universities may discuss your application and your experience in an arranged interview with you. The interview may be formal, especially in highly-competitive universities with limited places, or it can also be done over conferencing platforms, like Skype to make it easier on international students.
- Additional entry tests: This more often occurs in competitive universities, where you may be asked to complete an additional entry exam or take a standardized postgraduate admission test as part of your application. This can also be required in law, medicine, and other similar regulated professions in order to ensure the compatibility of your previous trainings. Also, business schools and MBA programs may require a particular score from recognized tests.