To study at a German university you need:
- university entrance qualification
- good German language skills (90% of all courses are in German)
If you did not go to a German school, you probably do not have a direct university entrance qualification (a certificate that allows you to study in Germany) and have to take a subject-specific assessment test
Studienkolleg Middle-East in Saudi Arabia prepares you for these exams
. Check here if your school leaving certificate meets the requirements to study in Germany without a Studienkolleg: https://www.uni-assist.de/tools/check-hochschulzugang/
With us you can complete this preparatory year directly in Riyadh in hybrid form (online and offline).
In order to attend Studienkolleg Middle East in Saudi Arabia, please send us all the documents you need for your application by uni-assist.
Check here whether your school leaving certificate meets the requirements to study in Germany without attending the Studienkolleg: https://www.uni-assist.de/tools/check-hochschulzugang
Special conditions apply to IB-/ GCE school degrees
. Please note the following: https://www.daad.de/de/studieren-und-forschen-in-deutschland/studium-planen/anerkennung-ib-diploma/
IG school graduates
cannot attend the preparatory year. Please note the following: https://www.daad.de/de/studieren-und-forschen-in-deutschland/studium-planen/anerkennung-gce/
For Studienkolleg Middle East in Saudi Arabia, you need at least a German language certificate level B1.
We will help you to reach level C1 within one year, as required by German universities. Study colleges in Germany require a B2 certificate - so here we give you a unique chance to get an earlier start.
Information about language courses and exams at the Goethe-Instituts in the region can be found here:
Your application to Studienkolleg Middle East
in Saudi Arabia starts by sending the required documents listed below by email to us and we will check your documents:
To attend the preparatory year of Goethe Institute in cooperation with the technical university of Berlin, send your documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org
When they are complete, we will send you a confirmation.
Your school certificate must be certified by the Saudi ministry of foreign affairs and translated into German by an accredited translator before submitting it to us.
After submitting all required documents, we will invite you to a math placement test. Beispiele für den Mathematik-Aufnahmetest
Depending on the quality and age of your German certificate, we will invite you to an additional German placement test.
The preparatory year Middle East in Saudi Arabia takes place as hybrid (online and offline).
The fee is 33,900 SAR and is paid in three installments (September, February, and May).
The lessons begin in September and continue till the end of May in the following year. The final exams of the technical university of Berlin will take place in June, then you can apply for any technical bachelor’s program at any German university.
Begin early with the German courses so that you can start with us directly after your school graduation or after a year in college (American Diploma) so you are ready to study in Germany successfully and in German.
- Lesson language is German
- Sunday-Thursday from 8.30 am to 4.30 p
- The course is divided into Unterkurs (September- January) and Oberkurs ( February- May
42 lesson units (45 minutes per week for each:
- 15 lesson units (German
- 8 lesson units (mathematics)
- 8 lesson units (physics)
- 6 lesson units (chemistry)
- 3 lesson units (computer science)
In addition, there are intercultural and cultural events that prepare for living in Germany.
- 4 exam phases in all subjects
- German B2 exam at the end of Unterkurs
- TestDaf German exam takes place at the end of Oberkurs (Infos zum TestDaF)
- Written exams in June for mathematics and- after choosing- physics or chemistr
- After passing the final exams and TestDaf exam, you can apply to any technical or natural bachelor’s program at any German university, however, not medicine. To study medicine, you should attend the medical course (M-Kurs). You can find information here: studienkollegs.de.
- The final exams take place in Cairo.