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Studienbrücke partner universities

The Studienbrücke partner universities offer successful programme graduates a wide range of courses in the STEM subjects and economics, making a certain number of places available for them each year. The comprehensive support provided by the university’s to the new students gives graduates of the Studienbrücke programme the best possible start to studying and life in Germany. The partner universities are situated in the federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Brandenburg.

To be admitted at one of the partner universities the successful completion of the Studienbrücke preparation, a TestDaF result of 4x TDN 4 (or for some universities 16 altogether) and a TestAS result with a standard value of min. 100 is required.
 

Hochschulranking (CHE)


UA Ruhr (University Alliance Ruhr)

  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum © Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • TU Dortmund University © Roland Baege/ TU Dortmund
    TU Dortmund University
  • University of Duisburg-Essen © Hardy Welsch/ UDE
    University of Duisburg-Essen
Since 2007, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University and the University of Duisburg-Essen have been working in close strategic cooperation in the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr). Together, the partner universities initiate numerous cooperative ventures and offer their 100,000 or so students a particularly wide range of courses. At the same time, the individual UA Ruhr universities are developing complementary research focal areas so as to enhance their profiles and make them even more productive and attractive. By following this strategy of cooperation and competition, the University Alliance serves as a role model for the Ruhr, a former coal- and steel-producing region that is growing together and becoming one of the most interesting places for science and culture in Germany.

The UA Ruhr accepts successful graduates of the Studienbrücke programme from the Eastern
Europe/Central Asia region, and from the USA, Vietnam and South America.

Website UA Ruhr
 

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Subjects offered:

Applied Computer Science¹ (NC course)
Civil Engineering²
Biochemistry¹ (NC course)
Biology¹ (NC course)
Chemistry¹
Electrical and Information Engineering²
Geography¹ (NC course)
Geosciences¹
IT Security / Information Engineering² (NC course)
Mechanical Engineering²
Mathematics¹
Physics¹
Sales Engineering and Product Management² (NC course)
Environmental Technology and Resource Management²

Note: The number behind the subjects indicate the TestAS-module required (1=mathematics, computer science and natural sciences, 2=engineering)
NC course: The number of applicants is greater than the number of available places at the university.

Further information:

Website of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum

TU Dortmund University

Subjects offered:

  • Applied computer science¹
  • Chemistry¹
  • Chemical engineering²
  • Data science¹
  • Electrical engineering and information technology²
  • Computer science¹
  • Information and communication technology²
  • Logistics²
  • Mechanical engineering²
  • Mathematics¹
  • Medical Physics¹
  • Physics¹
  • Statistics¹
  • Technomathematics¹
  • Mathematics and Economics¹
Note: The number behind the subjects indicate the TestAS-module required (1=mathematics, computer science and natural sciences, 2=engineering)

Further information:

Website of TU Dortmund University
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University of Duisburg-Essen

Subjects offered:

  • Applied communication and media science¹ ²
  • Applied computer science - systems engineering¹
  • Civil Engineering²
  • Chemistry¹
  • Electro-technology and information technology²
  • Energy science (B2 English proficiency required)¹
  • Mechanical engineering²
  • Mathematics¹
  • Nano-engineering²
  • Physics¹
  • Technomathematics¹
  • Business mathematics¹
  • Water science, water: chemistry, analytics, microbiology¹
Note: The number behind the subjects indicate the TestAS-module required (1=mathematics, computer science and natural sciences, 2=engineering)

Further information:

Website of the University of Duisburg-Essen
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RWTH Aachen

RWTH Aachen University© Martin Braun/ RWTH Aachen University
RWTH Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialized world is explored. The university is proving to be an internationally recognized hotspot where innovative responses to global challenges are developed. With its 260 institutes in nine faculties, it is one of Europe’s leading scientific centres. During the 2017/18 winter semester, 45,377 students were enrolled in 157 courses of study, including 9,651 foreign students from 131 countries. As well as offering an outstanding basic education, the university’s programmes involve researching and developing new and innovative application possibilities in international teams. Thinking about the future is something that students learn at RWTH Aachen University right from their very first semester.

RWTH Aachen University accepts successful graduates of the Studienbrücke programme from all countries.

University of Siegen

University of Siegen© University of Siegen
With around 19,400 students and 2,200 employees, the University of Siegen is a medium-sized, interdisciplinary research university located centrally in the area bordering the three German federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate. The university is firmly rooted in the South Westphalian region and has a wide national and international network, for example through more than 170 worldwide partnerships. More than 2,400 students from over 100 countries are currently studying at the University of Siegen.
Through its research and teaching the university aims to contribute to a future that is oriented towards people and characterized by responsibility for society. This is reflected in the guiding principle of the University of Siegen:creating a common future.

The University of Siegen accepts successful graduates of the Studienbrücke from all countries.

Subjects offered: Note: The number behind the subjects indicate the TestAS-module required (1=mathematics, computer science and natural sciences, 2=engineering, 3=economics)

Further information:

Website of University of Siegen
Website Studienbrücke University of Siegen
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Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

University of Bonn© Volker Lannert
The University of Bonn has seven faculties offering a full range of subjects: Catholic and Protestant Theology, Law and Economics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Medicine and Agriculture. 

Currently, more than 38,000 students – 5,000 of them being international students from 143 countries – are enrolled in one of our 200 courses of study. 

Excellent research has been established at the university thanks to the strategic recruitment of outstanding scientists and academics. As such, the University of Bonn is one of Germany’s leading universities.

Our mission is to offer students and young researchers a high level of education and support, and to create an environment that is conducive to free academic discourse and scientific exchange.

Subjects offered:

Chemistry¹
Geodesy and Geoinformation²
Geosciences¹
Physics²

Note: The number behind the subjects indicate the TestAS-module required (1=mathematics, computer science and natural sciences, 2=engineering)

Further information:

Website University of Bonn
Study Guide (PDF)
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Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences© Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences
The Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (H-BRS) is a dynamic university with a strong research profile. Situated at the heart of the Rhineland, a region offering a high quality of life, it offers around 9,000 students ideal opportunities for learning and research. The goal of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences is to produce highly-qualified expert and leadership personnel for the domestic and international labour markets. The bachelor’s degree course in chemistry with material sciences is run at the H-BRS Rheinbach Campus. The campus offers outstanding technical infrastructure and well-equipped laboratories where students learn during their course to employ standard modern working and analysis methods using the very latest equipment.

The Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences accepts successful graduates of the Studienbrücke programme from all countries.

European University Viadrina – Frankfurt (Oder)

European University Viadrina© Heide Fest/ European University Viadrina
With roughly 6,600 students, the European University Viadrina is a fairly small yet highly international university situated on the German-Polish border only around an hour from Berlin. Its international orientation is reflected not only in the courses of study themselves, but also in the considerable proportion (25%) of international students from over 100 countries. With its three faculties – business administration and economics, social and cultural sciences, and law – Viadrina is excellently positioned in research and teaching. National rankings put Viadrina among the top universities in economics, among other areas. The high level of student satisfaction is partly a result of the outstanding support structure provided at Viadrina.

The European University Viadrina accepts successful graduates of the Studienbrücke programme from the Eastern Europe/Central Asia region, and from the USA, Vietnam and China.

Subjects offered:

Business Administration³

Note: The number behind the subjects indicate the TestAS-module required (3=economics)

Further information:

Website of European University Viadrina
Website Studienbrücke European University Viadrina

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