The Fulda pre-study programme (Fulda Pre-Study) gives you the best possible start to your studies as an international student in Germany. The programme provides insight into the German university system and the German language and culture as well as subject-specific preparation for your degree programme. Extensive support is offered to programme participants in the form of academic guidance and student-to-student mentoring.
Fulda Pre-Study is designed for applicants for the following programmes:
- Applied Computer Science (BSc)
- Business Informatics (BSc)
- Digital Media (BSc)
- E-Health (BSc)
- Electrical Engineering & Information Technology (BEng)
- Engineering and Management (BEng)
- Food Technology (BSc)
- Health Economics and Health Policy (BSc)
- Health Promotion (BSc)
- International Business Administration (BA)
- International Business & Management (BSc)
- International Health Sciences (BSc)
- Mechatronics (BEng)
- Midwifery (BSc)
- Nursing (BSc)
- Physiotherapy (BSc)
- Renewable Energy (BEng)
- Science and Engineering (BSc/BEng)
- Applied Computer Science (MSc)
- Embedded Systems (MEng)
- Global Software Development (MSc)
- Human Rights Studies in Politics, Law and Society (MA)
- Intercultural Communication and European Studies (MA)
- International Management (MA)
- Production Automation (MEng)
- Public Health (MSc)
- Public Health Nutrition (MSc)
See curriculum and courses for details of the academic content of the programme.
Programme duration: 1 - 3 semester directly preceding admission to a degree programme
17 February - 05 June 2020: Applicants without any German skills; 25 class hours per week.
29 June - 18 September 2020: Applicants with level A2 German skills (CEFR): 25 class hours per week.
12 October 2020 - 12 February 2021: Applicants with level B1 German skills (CEFR); 20 class hours per week. A B2-level examination has to be passed in order to continue with the DSH programme.
14 April - 31 July 2020: Applicants with level B2 German skills (CEFR) or higher.
Languages of instruction
Intercultural Communication and European Studies (MA): English and German
Global Software Development (MSc): English
All others: German
Credits: 30 ECTS credits