Studienkolleg Middle East in Saudi-Arabien

Studienkolleg Middle East in Saudi Arabia is a one-year preparatory program for international students who would like to study scientific and technical subjects such as engineering, computer science or mathematics (STEM) in Germany as part of their bachelor's degree.

It gives school graduates from the region the chance to complete all preparatory courses in Saudi Arabia. The Studienkolleg Middle East in Saudi Arabia will take place in hybrid form (German courses both online and face-to-face, subject classes online).

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General information about the Studienkolleg

Bewerbungsprozess Stuko ©Goethe-Institut Kairo

Why you should choose preparatory year Middle-East in Saudi-Arabia

  1. A great chance to complete the preparatory year at Goethe institute Riyadh and to get the direct access qualification to German universities.
  2. The technical course: the course prepares for all-natural and engineering bachelor studies as well as mathematics and computer science.
  3. Lessons language is German: The participants take in both semesters (Unterkurs and Oberkurs) 15-hour German lessons per week. You have the opportunity to learn all the necessary technical terms in the subjects mathematics, chemistry, physics, and computer science.
  4. Intercultural and cultural preparation: You will not only be prepared for studying in Germany, but also for the life, values ​​, and customs of German culture. In exciting and interesting modules you have the opportunity to gain extensive knowledge in various subject areas, such as intercultural stumbling blocks, the political system of the Federal Republic of Germany, equal rights for men and women, and much more.
  5. Exclusive: acceptance of the assessment test in Cairo: To complete the preparatory year successfully, the students take the assessment exams at the end of the (Oberkurs) all in June. The exams are received from the Studienkolleg (preparatory year) of the technical university of Berlin and the quality is checked by the senate of Berlin. Written exams are for mathematics and- after choosing- physics or chemistry.
  6. Partner is the technical university of Berlin: with its 33 500 students, over 100 study courses, and 40 institutes, the technical university of Berlin is classified as one of the biggest international and traditional technical universities in Germany. 
  7. German preparatory years are highly competitive and due to that, the acceptance rate is low, as students from all around the world apply there. The acceptance rate in the preparatory year Middle-East is higher and you have a good chance of finding a place with us. 

Pictures and opinions - preparatory year students in Egypt

  • Amr Elkomy ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Mayar Magdi ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Omar Samir ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Ahmed Mohamed ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Abdelrahman Nashaat ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Karim Taha ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Shehab Abdulkader ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Abdelrahman Elkholy ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Ahmed Eldesouky ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Bassant Hassan ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Bassem Bakry ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Islam Sherief ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Nehal Mohamed ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Karim El Sherif ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

  • Mustafa Mohamed ©Goethe-Institut Kairo/Sandra Wolf

The Studienkolleg introduces themselves

Dr. Nivin Ghamry
Fachlehrerin für Physik und Elektrotechnik
Professorin an der Universität Kairo 

Dr. Elsayed Tag Eldin
Fachlehrer für Mathematik
Professor an der Universität Kairo

Marion Becker
Fachlehrerin für Chemie
Lehrerin an der Deutschen Schule der Borromäerinnen Kairo (DSB)

Tilman Schieber 
Fachlehrer für Informatik
Dozent am Studienkolleg der TU Berlin 


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