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Hochschule Fulda

Pre-Study Fulda

Would you like to study at Fulda University of Applied Sciences, but don't feel sufficiently prepared? Then Pre-Study Fulda is the right programme for you.
The preparation programme is tailored to the needs of international applicants.

  • Improve your language skills from beginner to DSH level in German courses
  • Get to know the initial specialist knowledge of your intended degree programme in specialist/bridge courses (only offered in the summer semester)
  • Expand your knowledge of"Methods of academic work" at a German university and learn more about"Living and studying in Germany" (only available in the summer semester)

With Pre-Study Fulda, you will complete your actual degree programme faster and more successfully! Information on how to apply can be found here.

Your advantages at a glance

  • You will receive a bonus of 0.3 on your average grade for successful participation in DSH and specialised courses in selected degree programmes.
  • You will receive a visa for participation*.
  • You improve your chances of academic success and a fast-track degree programme.
  • Get semester contribution back for first study semester.

    * if you otherwise fulfil all the requirements for a visa, e.g. sufficient proof of funding


The two best graduates in the summer semester with a DSH course receive a scholarship of €300 per month for the first semester (winter semester) at our university (extendable to the second semester if their achievements in the first semester are very good/good).

The Pre-Study Scholarship 2023 went to Ms Saba Fazlali and Ms Kamila Dikambaeva. Congratulations to them! Click here for the announcement.

Pre-Study Fulda for Refugees

You have fled to Germany from your home country and would like tostart or continue your university studies here? We want to help you do just that!

Testimonials Pre-Study

With Pre-Study directly into the computer science degree programme

from Syria, now studying ICEUS

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German refresher and new friendships

Ryan Grabijas
Apply here for Pre-Study Fulda!

Christina Pitz Koordinatorin "Pre-Study for Internationals"

pitz(at)verw.hs-fulda.de +49 661 9640-1455

Fritzi Milde-Witzel Project Assistant Pre-Study Fulda

Advice and support

Sünje Preen Coordinator German Language Courses of the International Office

preen(at)hs-fulda.de +49 661 9640-1461

You can also reach Ms Pitz via

Christina Pitz

+49 160 2411 760

or find us on
facebook: Pre-Study Fulda

online consultation
by appointment: