How to Study in Germany Without IELTS or TOEFL?

Raghuram Sukumar Study in Germany 68 Comments

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).


  1. i never had seen any university whose requirement is not for IELTS. Beside this they require GRE also. my whole schooling and graduation was in english. Can i have list of those universities where on the basis of above mention requirement can admitted to the desired master course…?

  2. What is the minimum percentage required in BE for persuing MS in GERMANY?

  3. i am final year student .i want to do Ms in pharmacy field..can i get admission in germany without IELTS o TOEFL.wha is the post work visa rule nd duration.plz reply the scope after dat cource in germany..

  4. I ve completed MS-MS Ffinance. I want to pursue my PHd in accounting and fianance. kinly enlist me the best universities in germany those offering this programme

  5. What is the minimum percentage required in BE for persuing MS in GERMANY?

  6. What is the minimum percentage required in MSC(Chemistry) for persuing Phd in GERMANY?

  7. respected sir,
    iam SIKHARAM DINESH studing PHARM.D in SRI RAMACHANDRA UNIVERSITY , chennai, INDIA, iam in 4th year sir, can i join MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH in any GERMANY universitys..

  8. Hi,
    Could U please tell me, is it possible to stury in Germany with 69 TOEFL score?

    Thank U so much

  9. I want to do MS in Germany without IELTS or TOFEL. could anyone suggest some of the Universites without IELTS or TOFEL

  10. i want to do ms with lee tution fee and with out ielts and tofel can any one suggest me plz

  11. i have done +2 class.Please tell me what is the minmum score required in toefl to study in germany OR can i study in germany without toefl. please reply me.

  12. hello sir,’

    i have done in electronics and communication engineering in year 2009 after that i have done pg diploma in VLSI technology. so i want to apply for higher study in germany , please tell me the whole procedure and language requirements

  13. sirei have passed 2011 diploma mechanical
    1 st divission
    i want to study germany in be mechnaical
    please sire
    can i study without ielts and toefile
    please guide me

  14. hi,
    this is prasanthi i want study in germany.i have to done my B.TECH .i want to do Ms in computer scince..can i get admission in germany without IELTS .what is the post work visa rule nd duration.plz reply the scope after dat cource in germany..and plz tell me pary time jobs in germany….
    thank u…..

  15. dear sir
    i have completed bsc in health technology laboratory and masters of science in microbiology from English medium university. i am from bangladesh. i am working now at icddrb. now i am interested to study in germany in a masters program like biomedical science. is it possible to admission a university without ielts?

    1. never germany never accept health technology student, so sleep in quite in ur country

  16. Sir! i would like to complate my study in germany i complated my secandery study last year, so can i study in germany without IELTS , kindly confime me, becouse that is my last wish i complate my study in germany.


  17. sir this year i am passed in automobile engg .can you help me to find a university in Germany without gre ilets

    1. yes it is possible but to increase your chances for admission in Top Universities you should give GRE
      @biplap mohapatra

  18. I am a Ghana and hold BSc. In management information systems and i will like to further my education in Germany, i want to know which universities that i can study there without ILET or TOFEL.

  19. Hello Raghu sir,

    I had my masters degree in(M. Pharm) pharmacology but again i want to pursue masters in Neurosciences, so how many bands are required to get admission in german universities.

    Thank u in advance

  20. i want to doing bachelors from germany without ielts .it is possible

  21. hiii sir i got less score in ielts am from biotechnology with 69 percentage…if any chances to got admissions in germany without ielts

  22. Hi sir, i want to study in German public university with bachelor. How can i get admission? my all academic papers are ready. thank u sir.

  23. 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….

  24. 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

  25. 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,

  26. 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??

  27. 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.

  28. 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

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

  30. 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.

  31. 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?

  32. Hi i was scammed over 3000 dollars trying to deal with this guys at iletshome dot info with skype id Omochala chat. this people will lie to you that they are offering ielts certifcate online and that the certificate they provide are registered into their data base ALL Lies, they will steal your money and don’t reply to you like they did with mine. i contacted with the last months for original ielts certificate But was screwed up by these impecils who will claim what they can not do. Thanks to God i finally found someone with good enough will that was able to do it for me at an affordable price and in a brief time period. i posted these so people can be aware dealing with ilets home. if you are in the same situation like me and is interested in getting the ilets certificate without taking the test then skype with me at silvia.lakks i will tell you how i finally got mine.also if interested in english language sharing add me on skype if you want to disuss english language with me and share culture as well. thanks

    1. Don’t you think it is a cheat to reap where and what you have not down?
      If I have not written the exam,why should I take a certificate for it?
      How sure can we even be that you are not also a scammer?

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

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

  35. 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,

  36. 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???

  37. 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 ?

  38. 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 ?

  39. Helo i have completed 12 class in 2013 in non madical with 54% and I also complete ielts with overall 5.5 band each module not less than 5 please suggest me i stdy in 2017 in germany

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

  41. 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

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

  43. I have copleted bachelor degree in agricultural economics in English as amedium of instruction during the study , will i be able to study on masters in agricultural economics or related field with out TOEFL………

  44. I have graduated from HAROMAYA UNIVERSITY IN bachelor degree in agricultural economics in English as amedium of instruction during the study , will i be able to study on masters in agricultural economics or related field with out TOEFL………

  45. 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.

    1. Same here , i want to studY ES in germany in Masters if you get any kind of information please replied me.

  46. Hello sir, I come from Zanzibar Tanzania, graduated first degree in bachelor of Social Work, obtained second upper class honours, I want to persue Master Degree in Public Policy and Good Governance in Germany Universities, but have no sit for any test, be it IELTS or TOEFEL

    Please help me

  47. My name is Ebenezer, I am from Ghana and I have graduated with second class upper honours in BSc Accounting. Please, I want guidance on how I can get a scholarship to study Masters in a related field in Germany without TOEFL, IELTS, or GRE. If there is any way to upgrade myself through this medium, kindly help me out. Thank you and hoping to hear from you soon.

  48. i am from bangladesh.i am graduate in BBA with CGPA 2.88.Want to complete my MBA from germany.i have not completed any ielts o toefel.there is any way to study without ielts or toefel…plz help me by providing information.

  49. List of universities wich can apply without IELTS for masters Jermany or any European countries

  50. hi sir am daniel i have completed my Bsc in Eritrea and i wont learn ms in electronics and software engineering with out gre and toefl in germany.please help me.

  51. i want to study abroad but i did not have toefel
    how will i have the opportunity to forward my education with ielts exam
    i stay in africa ,sierra leone

  52. my name is minyamer gelawe from ethiopia now in this year i will grduate my bachelor degree by electrical and computer engineering ,after that i want to go for any one of german universities to study msc degree or masters in control engineering/robotic/instrumentatin in fully funded with out the requirements of english language proficiency ielts or toefel…please help me by providing information.

  53. Hii..sir. my name is Sahil..i recently paas my bachelor of science ..i want to do master of science in germany can i eligible for this without ielts or tofel

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