The main subject groups
What study topics are you interested in? What subject interests do you wish to pursue? Here we present academic subject groups relating to your studies in Germany.
What study topics are you interested in?
“Made in Germany” is regarded as a seal of quality all over the world – German engineering is well respected. Career prospects are good.
When dealing with text and information, linguists and cultural scientists are in demand as experts.
The global economy needs specialists with an international perspective. Transnationality is the leitmotif of modern work.
Scientists and mathematicians are sought after in all sectors. Logical thinking and mathematical understanding are important in all STEM subjects.
Those who wish to become a doctor in Germany require good marks and a high level of discipline. A degree course in medicine takes about six years.
While it is hard to get in, the education is well respected: admission to a German art or music college is dependent on artistic talent and motivation.
What do veterinarians, agriculturalist and nutritional scientists have in common? A solid understanding of the natural sciences.
Prospective students can choose between different types of higher education institutions in Germany: there are universities, universities of applied sciences ...
The teaching language in most degree programmes at German higher education institutions is German. Sufficient language skills are therefore a prerequisite.
A dual study programme combines academic studies with experience in a company and vocational training. Dual study programmes are very popular in Germany.
Excellent teaching coupled with a highly practical and business orientation - that is what is on offer at Germany's universities of applied sciences (HAW/FH).
The digital revolution reached higher education long ago. Digital learning is opening up new opportunities for teaching.
International students often need a visa to enter Germany. Sometimes they also need a residence permit.
The DAAD has a global network of branch offices and information centres. It provides all the information that you need to study in Germany.