Programme details

The Fulda Pre-Study programme 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 as well as theBuddy Pogramm.

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 (BSc)
  • 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 (MSc)
  • Production Automation (MEng)
  • Public Health (MSc)
  • Public Health Nutrition (MSc)

See curriculum and courses for details of the academic content of the programme.

Details

Programme duration: 1 - 3 semester directly preceding admission to a degree programme

Course dates:

17 February - 21 July 2020: Applicants without any German skills; 25 class hours per week.

10 August - 20 November 2020 (online): Applicants with level A2 German skills (CEFR): 20 class hours per week. B1 examination has to be passed in order to continue with B2 course. The course will be held online. Techniqual prerequisites: laptop/computer with good internet charge, micro- and headphones.  

1 December 2020 - 12 March 2021: Applicants with level B1 German skills (CEFR); 25 class hours per week. B2 level examination has to be passed in order to continue with the DSH course.

14 April - 31 July 2021: 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

Advantages of taking part in Fulda Pre-Study

  • Learn about the German university system and German culture so as to make the most of your time in Germany
  • Lay a strong academic foundation in your chosen field
  • Particpants in DSH- and academic courses may receive a bonus of 0.3 on your GPA and preferential admission to restricted-entry courses in the first semester of the programmes
  • Meet international students from all over the world and explore Fulda and the federal state of Hesse