How to Study in Germany Without IELTS or TOEFL?

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Is it possible to Study in Germany without IELTS or TOEFL?

Question –

Few got into german universities without writing GRE or TOEFL or IELTS. Some universities consider TOEFL and some consider IELTS. I also would like to know which is the best for german universities? TOEFL or IELTS?

Study in Germany Without IELTS

Universities in Germany offer Masters degree program which are offered in English.

Is it mandatory for the international students to write IELTS or IELTS even if the medium of instruction is English during your bachelors degree?

In most cases, you need a TOEFL or IELTS to apply for a program with English as language of instruction.

Tuition Fees for Studying in Germany

The level of English language proficiency depends on the university you apply for.

Usually you do not need a TOEFL or IELTS if you hold a bachelor’s degree with English as language of instruction or if your mother tongue is English.

Some, universities just require letter from your college verify your English Language Proficiency.

College admission requirements in German Universities vary between universities.

You have to check the English Language proficiency requirements for each university you plan to apply. If you get lucky, you can study in Germany without IELTS or TOEFL.

 TOEFL or IELTS Requirements in Germany

Few examples of required TOEFL or IELTS test scores for Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in Germany.

Hamburg HAW ( Pharmaceutical Biotechnology )

  • TOEFL – Applicants must have at least 83 in the internet-based test, 550 points in the paper test or 220 points in the computer test.
  • IELTS – Applicants must have at least Band 6.

Heilbronn H (Program – Software Engineering and Management )

  •     TOEFL paperbased version 550, or
  •     TOEFL computer-based version 213, or
  •     TOEFL internet-based version 79 (TOEFL code for Heilbronn University 2751), or
  •     IELTS  minimum 6.0, or
  •     Cambridge Certificate CAE minimum C.

Wildau TH (Renewable Energies)

  • for non-native English speakers proof of adequate competence in English (authenticated copy), any of the following: TOEFL (IBT 90), IELTS (6,5) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

From above 3 HEI’s TOEFL or IELTS is required for admission. If you know of other HEI’s where one can study in Germany without IELTS or TOEFL, post them in the comments below.

Questions about Studying in Germany (read the comments).

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  1. hello my names are Ayena Noel Valentine ,studied in Cameroon at the university of Buea all in English.studying Environmental science. please,I want to do my postgraduate in Germany without a TOEFl or IElTS exams there any university that can accept me to study master in Environmental sciences.

  2. hello, I want to study M.Sc. + higher education(Physics) from a German University.. Can you help me?

  3. I have done master in Geography and Law Graduates from university of the Punjab Lahore, I want to study in Europe without IELTS please guide me about Geography post Master
    Degree admission

  4. Helo, I have completed my m.a in economics , I want to proceed my PhD in economics from Germany without ILETS . suggest me please

  5. I’m graduated in commerce from Pakistan. I want my admission in master in business administration or finance or accounts in any university urgently without ielts. I need list of universities which can give me a chance to be part of their university in fall 2017 ?

  6. I’m graduated in biotechnology from Pakistan. I want my admission in master in life sciences in any university urgently without ielts. I need list of universities which can give me a chance to be part of their university in fall 2017 ?

  7. Iam Indian Citizen …Can Any one Suggest I want to do MS in Civil engineering in Germany..Plz suggest Few universities which are not considering Toffel OR ILTES exam Score???

  8. Your Comment *I have English proficiency certificate from Mekelle university. I completed my first degree by biotechnology. I want to specialize by related fields at Germany universities. I have not problem in listening, speaking, writting, and reading. Can I enjoy with out EILTS,

  9. Hello,please can anyone help me fine a university in germany study in english without ilets or toefil.

  10. Hello,please can anyone help me fine a college in germany study in english without ilets or toefil.

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  12. I have completed my graduation in a university wher all curriculum of study taught by in english.I have no ielts or toffel so how can i study in Germany,which universities give the opportunity to get addmission with scholarship or free study?

  13. I have completed my first degree here in Ghana and awarded with a second class upper honors in Economics. I wish to o my masters in economics and finance and will like to know if the letter of English proficiency by my previous university will be accepted or WEAC or is mandatory to have the GRE or . can u please introduce to any of the universities where I can apply and the letter of English proficiency will be accepted.

  14. I want to study in germany for my masters program but I need à university that dose not require tolfe or ielt.

  15. please tell me can i take admission in any college/university in german without ielts so tell me something about german its eligible or no.t

    1. pls tell me dear how we can apply without ielts for study in germaney

  16. I’ve completed Bachelor of pharmacy (B.pharm) with CGPA-3.45 which was English medium.Will i be able to study on Masters of pharmacy or natural science without IELTS or GRE in Germany university?If it is possible,please give the list of these university.

  17. hi, i have done [ece] in 2011. i want to go germany for pg diploma program related to my field. is there any good university, who doesn’t require any ielts or tofel/gre test??

  18. hello,
    Im planning for masters in germany from civil engineering..I gave up IELTS and got 6 bands..Can any one suggest me some few universities in germany offering coarses in english in my area of interest??trying for 2014 winter intake..
    Thanks in advance,

  19. hello sir how is doing ms in petroleum mechanical engineering in norway and austria will these have scope for international student plz reply

    1. kindly let me know ur college name in norway i want to apply for petroleum engineering too

  20. hello sir, Am peter and i had done my ielts and got an average band score of 6.5( minimum writing 5.5) and i had completed my with 81.5%…. is it possible for me to get an admission for renewable energy in germany for my masters….

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