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The first vital step on your path to higher education in Germany: The Bachelor’s Degree. Here, you will find all the necessary information on achieving a German academic degree!

What is the academic requirement to study Bachelor's Degree in Germany?

For Malaysians: STPM, A-Levels, or International Baccalaureate (IB), AUSMAT is required.

 

What are the subject requirements to study Bachelor's Degree in Germany?

STPM
a minimum of 5 subjects
(3 subjects from SPM, 2 or 3 subjects from STPM)

A-LEVELS (both Cambridge and Edexcel are accepted and can be done in combination with one another)
4 subjects:

  • AS LanguageMaths/Science Subject
  • Subject related to the degree you wish to study in University
  • Subject related to the degree you wish to study in University

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB Diploma)
Please contact the DAAD Office for further information

Do German universities accept UEC?

Currently, only 2 universities accept UEC:

  • International Studies in Engineering (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  • Freshman Program (FH Aachen)

Please contact the Mercator Office in UKM Bangi for further information.

 

 

Does SPM meet the entry requirement to study for a Bachelor's Degree in Germany?

SPM is only accepted for those who are interested in pursuing Music courses. You must be musically trained (For example ABRSM Grade 8). Music colleges/schools usually conduct auditions.

Is the Bachelor's Degree taught in German?

Most of the Bachelor’s Degree programmes are taught in German. Hence, a German Language level of C1 (TestDaF) is required.

However, there are also International Degree programmes that are conducted in English. IELTS /TOEFL will also be required for those courses.

How do I find programme and university?

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Does DAAD offer scholarships for Bachelor's Degree?

Unfortunately, no. However, there are other scholarships from other organizations. Please visit our scholarship database for further information.

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What is the application procedure?

Procedure

  • Procedure 1: Applications are made directly to the university of your choice free of charge
  • Procedure 2: Applications for over 100 universities have to be made via Uni-Assist (Application Services for International Students)

Please note that the university will state how they wish for you to apply, as each university in Germany is autonomous

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When is the application deadline?

Deadline

  • Application window for Winter semester: end of May to 15th July.
  • Application window for Summer semester: early December to 15th January.

Am I allowed to work as a student in Germany?

Yes, you are allowed!

While studying:

  • 120 fill-days (8hr/day)/ per year
  • or 240 half-days (4hr/day)

For “on campus” jobs, you may work as many hours without restriction.

After your graduation:
graduates can stay on for another 18 months after graduation in order to look for a job that matches their qualification

Who is my main contact in Germany?

International office of the respective university is your main contact in Germany throughout application process,it provides information & support prior and during your studies.

  • Language courses
  • Visa and health insurance
  • Financial aid for international students
  • Accommodation (hostels)
  • Life on campus, events & excursions (social media)
  • Information about counselling & help centres