Information for Refugees

You would like to study in Germany? On you will find useful information about studying and living in Germany!

  • Information for Refugees

    As a refugee, you are eligible to study at a German university, especially when your refugee status is recognised. Many universities offer special programmes for refugees, such as trial courses. You can get more information about studying in Germany at the International Office at the university in your city.


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    Learn German

    Good German language skills can help you feel more at home in Germany. Your skill level should be sufficient to understand lectures and participate in discussion in university seminars.


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    Preparation for Study

    Universities offer several ways to prepare for studying in Germany. If your secondary school-leaving certificate does not qualify you for university admission, you must pass a qualification assessment examination (Feststellungsprüfung). You can prepare for this test by participating in a foundation course.


Your path to studying in Germany