Germany is one of the top-ranked learning spots these days around the world that’s why many international students are attracted to German institutes that provide quality education. Now most of the universities mode of communication is in English so that students from all over the world can study. But good news is students who does not have any English proficiency certificate, there are also many other universities who are delighted to take admissions without taking IELTS and even offers scholarships. Germany is among the top destination for the students which does not make IELTS mandatory.
In this article, I will tell you about studying in German Universities on scholarships which does not require IELTS. In Germany, there are many universities that teach international students without IELTS. Universities of Germany are highly in quality of research and study and also many universities offer full funded scholarships which means no tuition fees will be charged from the applicants.
Many universities in Germany offer Under graduation, graduate masters, and Ph.D. programs education without taking IELTS or another English proficiency test. If we talk about stats in Germany, about 300 scholarship opportunities have been opened in the academic year of 2023-2024. Different programs in different fields of study have been taught like Dentistry and medicine, computer science, law, business, mathematics, architecture, psychology, and many others.
Scholarships in German Universities;
There are many other German Universities that provide scholarships to international students some scholarships are as follows:
- DAAD Scholarships
- DAAD Postgraduate scholarships
- Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarships
- Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarships
Many other like these opportunities are awarded by the German institutes.
List of Universities:
- University of Bonn
- University of Koblenz and Landau
- Free University of Berlin
- University of Siegen
- TH Koln
- University of Bayreuth
- University of Giessen
- University of Freiburg
- Esslingen University of Applied Sciences( Hochschule Esslingen)
- Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences
- University of Seige
- Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
- University of Koblenz
- University of Bonn
- Anhalt University of Applied Sciences
- University of Giessen
- University of of Kaiserslautern
- University of Kiel
- University of of Kassel
- Mittweida University
- Hochschule Stralsund
- University of Passau
- University of Hildesheim
- Chemnitz University of Technology
How to get Admissions:
It is the responsibility of universities to decide whether they are required IELTS or TOEFL, the German government has no role in it. Still, some universities required English proficiency certificates but many of them lift this restriction students can apply without IELTS or TOEFL in any program.
Universities required only an English proficiency certificate, not IELTS or TOEFL but just a certificate or MOI while taking admission. This English proficiency certificate will be get by the students from the previous studying institutes.
Medium of Instruction:
Instead of IELTS or TOEFL applicants can submit an MOI medium of Instruction certificate at the time of admission. Medium of Instruction is a certificate that applicants can get from their previous educational institutes. MOI is valid for most German universities. It is also called the English proficiency Certificate and applicants can get admission from these MOI.
After getting your MOI to send it to the relevant university and ask that university to provide you a Confirmation Letter that explains that your MOI is accepted in place of IELTS or TOEFL.
The documents required to study in Germany may vary depending on the level of study and the university you are applying to, but generally, the following documents are required:
- A valid passport or identity card
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Transcript of records (with grades) from previous studies
- Language proficiency certificate (usually German or English, depending on the language of instruction)
- Proof of financial resources to cover your living expenses in Germany (such as bank statements, scholarship award letters, etc.)
- Health insurance coverage in Germany
- Visa (if required for your country of origin)
- Letter of Recommendation
Additionally, some universities may require other documents, It is recommended to check with the university you are interested in to see their specific requirements.