How to prepare the Studienkolleg Admission Test:
- Mathematics: recapitulate the basics. You should be able to calculate amounts, fractions, powers, roots and logarithms. You should also be able to solve equations and inequalities and be familiar with elementary functions.
- Read documents: Read the information on the Studienkolleg Admission Test we have prepared for you. For the examination parts Mathematics and Physics we have prepared comprehensive documents for your preparation.
- Learn German: You need to have a good German language skills. You should also study the German language outside of language courses: Listen to news in German, read the newspaper, write short texts that you revise on your own.
The German language test consists of three parts: There are two short writing tasks and one gap-filling task (cloze test, 60 gaps). In the cloze test, the second half of every second word is missing. For the writing assessment, you can expect to have to write an interview, a text about statistical information or a report/statement. In a the interview, you should use the polite address ("Sie").
The examiners read the texts and evaluate if you have mastered the intermediate grammar (order in the sentence, sentence structure with subordinate clauses, active-passive, use of modal verbs, etc.). In addition, they will also evaluate if you are able to describe numbers, describe characteristics and developments, give reasons, consequences, advantages and disadvantages or make recommendations.