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3 steps to study in Germany

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Your guide to study in Germany

Depending on what you want to study, there will be a suitable further study option for you. We recommend going through the steps with one of our study advisors as your study choice might have one or more options.

 Step 1 

Choose your course

Most courses including

  • engineering
  • IT / computer science
    • artificial intelligence
    • data science
  • science
    • biotechnology
    • biomedical science
  • business
  • economics
  • and more

Selected university courses such as

  • business information systems
  • business administration
  • applied computer science

TVET courses such as

  • hospitality management
  • culinary arts
  • event management
 Step 2 

Choose a suitable pathway to Germany

University Pathway

Academic requirement

STPM
A Level
Australian Year 12
IB Diploma

Mode of study

100% studying at a university

Duration

3 to 3.5 years

Qualification earned

Bachelor’s degree

German proficiency requirement

C1 level (advanced)

Choose from one of the following preparation programmes

Dual System Pathway (Duales Studium)

Academic requirement

STPM
A Level
Australian Year 12
IB Diploma

Mode of study

50% studying at a university
50% on-the-job training at a partner company

Duration

3 to 3.5 years

Qualification earned

Bachelor’s degree

German proficiency requirement

C1 level (advanced)

Choose from one of the following preparation programmes

Dual Vocational Training Pathway

Academic requirement

SPM
IGCSE
Diploma

Mode of study

30% studying at a vocational school
70% on-the-job training at a partner company

Duration

3 years

Qualification earned

DVT qualification recognised in Germany, EU countries as well as Austria and Switzerland

German proficiency requirement

B2 level (intermediate)

Choose from one of the following preparation programmes

 Step 3 

Join a suitable preparation programme

A Level German Pathway (ALGP)

For SPM/IGCSE leavers

Learn German A1-B1 during A Level and enter university 6 months earlier than the UPP Pathway

Intake

January and July

Duration

18 months (A Level) + 9 months

Location

Kuala Lumpur and Penang

Fast-track University Preparation Programme (FT-UPP)

For students aiming to study English courses or courses that do not require C1 German

  • Free qualification check
  • Intensive German classes depending on university requirements
  • Visa application guidance
  • Course guidance and university application

Intake

January and July

Duration

Varies

Location

Petaling Jaya

University Preparation Programme (UPP)

For pre-university leavers

  • Free qualification check
  • Intensive German classes A1-C1
  • German exam (eg. DSH, TestDaF, telc)
  • Visa application guidance
  • Course guidance and university application

Intake

January and July

Duration

15 months

Location

PJ + Germany

DVT Preparation Programme

For students aiming for the DVT programme (preferably age 30 or below)

  • Free qualification check
  • Intensive German classes A1-B2
  • Visa application guidance
  • Job placement and interview with companies

Intake

January, April and July

Duration

8 to 9 months

Location

Petaling Jaya

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