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The Start of your Studies

Your studies mark the start of a completely new stage in your life. In addition on how to deal with enrolment at a university and further formalities, you will find a lot of information here that will guarantee you a good start into your university career. 

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High School Graduation - and now?

After graduating from high school, there are countless

career paths are open for you. It doesn't matter whether it's an apprenticeship, a dual course of study or a regular course of study. Here you will find some background information on all the different possible career paths. 

So what are you waiting for? 

The way to your place at the University

Before you can have a successful start into your university studies, you need to think about and take care of several things. Whether it's about matriculation, allocation of study places or the NC. Here you will find everything important you need to know for the successful application process.

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Being a Minor and intending to start a University Study

Minor students can face specific challenges on a day-to-day basis. Many higher education institutions make special arrangements for minors in their state higher education laws. You can find some helpful tips here.

Tax declaration as a Student

Studying can become rather expensive. Costs for rent, a new place to live, technical equipment, semester fees and much more. In the end, it can add up to a large sum. Fortunately, it is possible to get back some of the expenses by submitting your tax declaration.

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Helpful and useful things

There is much more that belongs to university life than just the classic lectures. Here you will find some interesting information about study-related activities and useful hints. 

Studying and society

A part of the higher education study life has always been the social debating, the political discussions and the commitment to civil society. You can find out what this can include here.

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Terminology und Glossary

What is the difference between a "Fachhochschule" and a "Hochschule" again? Am I doing a bachelor's degree or a diploma? Here you will find a summary of the most important terms as well as a glossary. 

Student self-government and co-determination

The General Student Committee continues to be the center of student self-government. Only in cooperation with it, the senate and the university administration can set perspectives for change to be developed.

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Digitization of German universities

The increased use of digital teaching and learning enables universities to reach new target groups. This helps a lot of vulnerable groups to whom teaching institutions have so far remained closed. 

In addition to virtual learning spaces, existing physical learning spaces must also be transformed by digitization.

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