Offers for International Prospective Students

Studying in Germany? Come closer!

You did not obtain your university entrance qualification in Germany and would like to study in Germany? 
Then take advantage of our varied orientation program at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer.

Date request

If you are not yet living in Germany, we will be happy to advise you online via video.
Start an appointment request under: zsb|at|hs-emden-leer.de

 

Worldwide online advice on study and career orientation

If you are interested in studying with us, but have no opportunity to come to the counselling office in person, the Central Student Advisory Service offers you online counselling.

Flexible in time and independent of location, we advise you on study opportunities at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer.

Start an appointment request under: birte.engelberts|at|hs-emden-leer.de

 

 

Admission Requirements for International Students

Special conditions apply to our applicants with a foreign degree. You can read about them here (German / English).

 

Our Offers for You

Integra-Flex-Course-Programme in the Departement of Technology

Are you interested in studying in the field of technology and would you like to take part in a preparation course and in modules accompanying your studies, since you acquired your university entrance qualification abroad?
Then apply for our Integra-Flex-Course-Programme.

International prospective students and students with and without a refugee background can improve their language and interdisciplinary qualifications for the degree programmes in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Media Technology through specific offers. The programme enables flexible integration into the specialised study programme as well as into the national and international job market.

Target Group

Refugees who are interested in studying in Germany, international first-year students and international students in higher semesters

Offers/Actions
  • additional events, e.g. preparatory course for studies with modules such as "Technical German", "Everyday Cultures", "Learning and Working Techniques"
  • accompanying expert advice
  • regular exchange of experience
  • interlocking with the "Welcome Initiative", e.g. student sponsorships
  • accompaniment and support with visits to authorities
Innovative & Special
  • individual inclusion of prospective students and people with a migration/refugee background
  • possibility to build on previous (study) experiences in the country of origin
  • subject-specific access within the German education system and job market
  • imparting teaching and learning methodology, as well as working and educational culture in Germany
  • acquisition and development of specialist knowledge on the individual field of study
  • networking with the Welcome Initiative and expansion of an education and career network

1. German course accompanying studies (already in progress)
- Admission requirement: German language level B1
- Duration: 10 months
- Learning objective: C1 language level with certificate

Regular attendance is required.
When attending the course, please observe the nationally applicable Corona protection measures, as well as those of the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer.

2. STEM Summer School 2021

In this intensive course, prospective students with a refugee or migration background as well as international prospective students are given the opportunity to learn and improve the first basics of programming as well as specialist technical vocabulary in preparation for STEM studies.

  • Duration: 17.7.- 28.8.2021 (6 weeks)
  • Form: online
  • Dates:
    • mondays, 17 - 20 Uhr
    • wednesdays, 17 - 20 Uhr
    • thursdays, 17 - 20 Uhr
    • saturday, 17.7.2021, 10 - 14 Uhr
    • saturday, 28.8.2021, 10 - 14 Uhr
  • Language: German
  • Registration via email to kirsten.hartmann|at|hs-emden-leer.de

3. Intensive study preparation "Propädeutikum" in the Department of Technology/STEM

The preparatory course is an intensive course to prepare students for their studies at University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer. In terms of content, the propaedeutic course offers a preliminary course in mathematics, technical German, teaching and learning culture, a small application training and various seminars on homework, presentations, project work and much more. Cultural excursions are planned as part of the propaedeutic course, if the pandemic situation allows, so that regional and cultural aspects of the region can be brought closer. The propaedeutic course has a varied programme of technical and cultural content.

4. Intensive study preparation "Propädeutikum" in the Department of Social Work and Health
The preparatory course is an intensive course to prepare students for their studies at University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer. The content of the preparatory course includes seminars on the region and culture of East Frisia, the financing of studies, the fields of work of a social worker, scientific work, self-reflection, legal principles and much more. Cultural excursions are planned as part of the preparatory course, if the pandemic situation allows, so that cultural aspects of the region can be brought closer. The propaedeutic course has a varied programme of scientific and cultural content.

5. Application training for refugee and international students

The application training prepares refugee and international students for future application procedures and interviews in a 2-day workshop. Here, personal values and visions are developed, and existing and necessary application documents are discussed, optimised and created. The training aims to enable a self-confident and professional appearance at job interviews and to help with tips and tricks for a successful application process.

  • Duration: 2x 4 hours
  • Form: still pending
  • Start: WS21/22 (more information will follow at the end of the summer semester 21)
  • Language: German / English

1. Propaedeutic Course in the Department of Technology/STEM
- Registration form for the Propädeutikum T

2. Propaedeutic Course in the Department of Social Work and Health
- Registration form for the Propädeutikum SAG

3. Preparatory STEM Summer School
- Registration form will follow shortly

Note: Use the free "Fill and Sign" function of Adobe Acrobat to fill in the PDF forms.

Please send completed forms for the propaedeutics (1. + 2.) via email to Daniel Müller.
Please send completed forms for the STEM Summer School (3.) via email to Kirsten Hartmann.

In the Welcome Folder of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) you will find more information on INTEGRA programmes throughout Germany, on studying in Germany and on other DAAD programmes.

Welcome Folder (German) DAAD

Contact Information INTEGRA

Daniel Müller
INTEGRA, Welcome, RCCR

Constantiaplatz 4
26723 Emden 
Germany
Mensa ground floor
Room M003

+49 4921 807-1342

daniel.mueller|at|hs-emden-leer.de

Open consultation hours every Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 in the office in the Mensa Foyer (ground floor).

Kirsten Hartmann
INTEGRA

Constantiaplatz 4
26723 Emden 
Germany
E+I Gebäude
Room P 14

+49 4921 807-1824

kirsten.hartmann|at|hs-emden-leer.de

Supplementary Audience Programme

Do you already live in Germany and have an migration background? Then you have the possibility to participate in our supplementary audience programme over two semesters to get to know the German educational system better.
As a supplementary audience participant you can take part in our courses for up to two semesters. In this way, you can get to know our university first hand - and then be well-prepared to decide on a regular course of study that perfectly matches your wishes and inclinations.

  • Higher education entrance qualification (proof of eligibility to study in the home country)
  • German language skills (at least A2 level)

For your application we need:

  • the corresponding completed registration form
  • your letter of motivation (one or two pages)
  • proof of your university entrance qualification
  • proof of your knowledge of the German language (level A2)
  • your passport photo
  • a copy of your identity document
  • proof of your residence status
  • a consultation with you, in which we clarify all open questions

Application period:
summer semester until 15th January
winter semester until 30th August

 

You can send the documents via email to daniel.mueller|at|hs-emden-leer.de or by post to the following address:

Hochschule Emden/Leer
z. Hd. Daniel Müller
Constantiaplatz 4
26723 Emden
Germany

It is possible to receive a student ID as a supplementary listener. However, this does not include the train ticket. If you would like to receive a student ID, we need your recent passport photo.

Information about the student sponsorship as part of the DAAD Welcome Initiative

 

During your studies, students of the Hochschule Emden/Leer support and accompany you regularly.

  • Your student mentors help you to find your way around the campus and advise you on personal and study-related questions
  • They accompany you during the semester with regular personal meetings
  • They also actively participate in regular integrative events, for example in the Café Intercultural or on excursions and much more

How the sponsorship is structured beyond that (leisure activities, sports, etc.) is left up to each student sponsor.

Any questions?

Send us an e-mail: daniel.mueller(at)hs-emden-leer.de

Open consultation hours every Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 in the office in the Mensa Foyer (ground floor).

 

Daniel Müller
INTEGRA, Welcome, RCCR

Constantiaplatz 4
26723 Emden 
Mensa goundfloor, Room M003

+49 4921 807-1342

daniel.mueller|at|hs-emden-leer.de

Research and Counselling Centre for Refugees (RCCR)

In addition to counselling and supporting refugees who would like to study in Germany, the RCCR is also working on a research project that examines in depth the question of successful integration processes of refugees in the German education system. The RCCR is home to both the Welcome Initiative and the Integra-Flex-Course-Programme, thus enabling a seamless connection between the supplementary audiences and courses that prepare students for and accompany their studies.

 

Cooperation with schools abroad

We cooperate with many German schools abroad and facilitate exchange and advice for international prospective students.

Contact

Birte Engelberts

Head of Central Student Councelling Service

Tel. 04921/807-1346
email: birte.engelberts(at)hs-emden-leer.de

Room: Mensa ground floor (M002)
 

Katja Hakkarainen

Deputy Head of International Office

Tel. 04921/807-1379
email: katja.hakkarainen(at)hs-emden-leer.de

Online consultation hours: By appointment

 

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