Germany

Overview
 
 Academic Year Summer Semester: April – September
Winter Semester: October – March
 Application Timeline Summer Semester Deadline: January 15
Winter Semester Deadline: July 15
*recommend applying at least 6 weeks before deadline
**not all courses start in the same semester
 Annual Tuition Cost 0-10,000 Euros (Course Specific)
 Bachelor Degree 3 years
 Admission Requirements Academic Record (Transcript)
German Proficiency Exam (for German language instruction courses)
TOEFL (for international students applying to English instruction courses)
Curriculum Vitae (CV) & Motivation letter
IB Diploma

Minimum score = 4 on IB exams

– 2 languages: Literature or Language & Literature at either SL or HL and one Language B at HL
– One science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
– Math (Math Studies not accepted)
– One social studies (History, Economics, Geography)
– 6th subject from Group 6
– All IB exams in ONE sitting
– No changes in course selections during IB Programme
– Must pass all courses and grades 9-12 with a minimum of C and must have attended school for 12 years.

 
Resources
German higher education has undergone significant changes since the signing of the Bologna Reform Agreement (or Bologna Accord) in 1999. Today, 40 European countries have agreed to move to a Bachelor and Master system thus ensuring a more uniform higher education system. As a result, Germany has seen an increase in international students attending German universities.
Many resources allowing you to research course options, university requirements
 
Search for scholarships thanks to the German Academic Exchange.
 
Overview of German higher education, types of universities
Year long preparatory courses for international students who do not meet entry requirements for German university courses. Students must apply for a StudienKolleg course.
University application service for international students.
Where EU passport holders submit applications to university.
Private, English language research university that combines aspects from both American and German higher education