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Do I need to learn German language, if I apply for an English taught master program?

Although English taught programs are conducted completely in English language, there are some programs for which German language certificate of A1 or A2 level have to be included in the application. Knowledge of German language helps a lot in daily life and improves the chances of getting students job during studies.

Which documents are required to apply for admission in master degree?

In general, following documents are required to apply for master degree. 1. CV 2. Bachelor degree and Transcript. 3. Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) and marks sheet / A Level and AS Level Certificates 4. Secondary School Certificate and marks sheet / IGCSE Certificate 5. Provisional certificate from the university in case Bachelor degree is not issued yet. 6. Internship/experience certificate (if required) 7. German language certificate (if required) 8. IELTS/TOEFL certificate or Medium of instruction certificate 9. Copy of passport 10. Motivation Letter (if required) 11. Recommendation letters (if required) Please check the website of degree program you would like to apply to find exact information on the required documents.

What is School Leaving certificate?

School leaving certificate is the certificate that enables you to start a bachelor degree in your home country. This is issued after the completion of your schooling. Examples of school leaving certificates are A level certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC), Senior School Certificate Examination etc.

What is medium of instruction certificate?

Medium of instruction certificate confirms that the teaching language at your university (where you studied bachelor degree) was English. This certificate can be obtained from your university and included in your application.

My bachelor degree was in English language, Do I still need IELTS/TOEFL?

There are some universities which accept medium of instruction certificate, if your bachelor degree was in English language. In this case IELTS/TOEFL certificate is not required. However, some universities do not accept medium of instruction certificate. If you are not sure about whether you need IELTS/TOEFL certificate for your study programs, book a consultation hour to avoid intensive preparation and save money because you may not require IELTS/TOEFL certificate at all.

What IELTS/TOEFL score is required for getting admission in Germany?

Every university requires a different IELTS/TOEFL score from the international applicants. Required IELTS/TOEFL score also depends on the field of study. Technical study programs usually require 6. 6.5 band whereas business and management programs may require 7 or 7.5 band in IELTS. Some universities do not require IELTS/TOEFL certificate at all. Get our assessment service to determine if you require IELTS/TOEFL at all and if yes, what score is required for the programs you are interested in.

Can I apply directly to the university or I have to apply via Uni Assist?

An applicant can’t make this decision himself/herself. This information is usually provided on the website of university you intend to apply. Some universities require international applicants to apply via Uni Assist, whereas some universities accept the applications from international students directly. If you are not sure, where you have to apply in your case, get our services and apply to the correct place responsible for processing of your application.

Do I need to apply online only or I have to send hard copies of my documents per post?

Every German university follows slightly different application process from the other universities. More and more universities have started accepting applications via online portals in recent years. However, there are still some universities which require application documents to be sent to them via post. Exact information is provided on the website of university you intend to apply.

What are the chances of getting admission in German public universities with low CGPA?

Admission in German public universities is very competitive and good to very good grades are required to qualify for admission in desired program at a German public university. Every year new international programs are introduced at some universities. Newly started programs usually do not set very strict admission requirements. If you have relatively low CGPA/Percentage, it is recommended to apply to newly started programs, where you have relatively higher chances of getting admission.