International Students

 

Studienkolleg - Center for International Students

The Entrance Exam (Aufnahmetest)


 

Applicants must pass the Studienkolleg Entrance Exam to ensure they can follow lessons in German and have sufficient knowledge to follow lessons in the main subjects.

Depending on the study course you are aiming for and on your previous qualifications, you can take the Entrance Exam for the:

T-course leading to technological studies 
W-course leading to business or social studies

When taking the Entrance Exam you will be tested in

Each of these tests lasts 60 minutes. The following means of assistance are permitted / not permitted:

Studienkolleg Entrance Exam for T-course
German dictionaries and other means of assistance are not permitted
Mathematics dictionary and formulary permitted
Pocket calculator not permitted
Physics dictionary permitted
Formulary and pocket calculator not permitted
Studienkolleg Entrance Exam for the W-course
German dictionaries and other means of assistance are not permitted
Mathematics dictionary and formulary permitted
Pocket calculator not permitted
Economics dictionaries and other means of assistance are not permitted

Admission to the Studienkolleg Entrance Exam

A German language certificate attesting basic knowledge of the German language is needed to be admitted to the Studienkolleg Entrance Exam. The language certificate needs to be equivalent to:

  • the Upper Basic Level of the Goethe Institutes or
  • the Level B1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Before you participate in our entrance test we recommend you to learn German beyond B1 level.

The latest possible date for handing in your language certificate is three weeks prior to the Studienkolleg Entrance Exam.


How to prepare for the Studienkolleg Entrance Test
This information are presented only in German:


German More information
Sample tests
Tests for self-assessment
Mathematics 

More information

Lessons for preparation

Sample tests

Physics More information
Sample tests
Economics Test More information
Sample tests


If you want to take part in the Studienkolleg Entrance Test in your home country please let us know per E-Mail, after you did apply: studienkolleg(at)htwg-konstanz.de