FAQS

Bachelor

Requirements

What requirements do I have to meet in order to study at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

The fundamental requirement for admission to the bachelor’s degree programme at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is a higher education entrance qualification, which you will have achieved with your high school diploma or equivalent. You may also be accepted on the grounds of your vocational training and an additional three years of occupational experience (BerlHG § 11). Our university will review your details and let you know immediately upon receiving your application whether you meet the requirements for acceptance to the programme. Furthermore, all our applicants undergo a portfolio review and a personal interview.

How can I apply for the bachelor’s degree programme at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

First, fill out the application form on the our website. Upload a certified copy and the certified translation in German or English of your high school diploma or equivalent. In case you have already studied in the area of design, please also submit the copy and the certified translation of your transcript. Once we have gone through your application and work examples, we can then evaluate whether you are suitable for studying at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE). If yes, the study guidance will invite you to an interview. Please bring  along the following documents to the interview: a tabular résumé, with a photo attached, together with your general high school diploma or vocational certificate as a certified photocopy and a certified translation in English or German. Your application is only complete if it contains a portfolio with a number of examples of your artistic work. If you are applying from abroad, you may hold the interview via Skype.

Are there interviews? If yes, when do they take place?

Interviews take place every month at the universities in Berlin, Iserlohn, and Hamburg. You will receive the dates from the study guidance after submitting your application.

Can I study at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) without a diploma?

Yes, § 11 of the Berlin University Regulations allows entry for subject-specific occupational experience. Please mention this in your application.

What do I need to be aware of as an overseas applicant?

Essentially, the same rules apply to you as they do to German applicants. You must apply online and successfully pass the interview. Upon selection of a German-speaking programme, you will need a certificate of German-language ability (Test-DAF 4/DSH 2). Upon application for an English-speaking programme, you should likewise be able to demonstrate English-language ability (min. Level B2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages). German skills are not required if you study an English-taught programme.

Do I need a health insurance for the enrolment?

Yes, all foreign students in Germany require a health insurance. This means that almost all students (there are only a few exceptions) have to be insured over a statutory health insurance company (public health insurance). Beside the health insurance they also need a compulsory nursing care insurance. A proof of a health insurance is an obligated condition of enrolment. Without this proof an enrolment is not possible. For detailed information please visit www.germanyhis.com and www.hiffs.de.

General

Why should I study at University of Europe for Applied Sciences?

Our university is a state-accredited, private institution that was founded in 2006 in Berlin. Since 2018, the University of Applied Sciences Europe has been part of the Global University Systems. The university offers practical, contemporary, and international-centered bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes. Several majors (Communication Design, Photography, and the master’s major of Media Spaces) are taught in English.

The digitalization of media has radically changed the demands made of a designer over the past years. Content for television must be designed differently to that for the Internet, print media, or mobile media. A key competence lies today in the ability to structure complex content and to create it in an attractive fashion. This makes it absolutely necessary to be able to utilize the abundance of visual and picture-based means of expression in the illustration of content – intelligently and at the highest technological level.

When does the programme begin?

The programme starts at all locations – Berlin, Hamburg, or Iserlohn – twice a year. For the summer semester, classes start in April; for the winter semester, they start in September.

When can I apply for the programme?

You can apply to University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) all year round, however you should note the application deadlines. For the winter semester, the application period ends on 1 September (Non-EU: 1 September*). Any applications received after these dates will go on the waiting list.

* Please take into consideration delays e.g. with entry visa.

How long is the programm?

The programme covers seven semesters. Allowances for previously completed examinations are possible and will be considered by the Examinations Office and the Department Dean. The programme includes a practical-learning semester or a semester abroad in the 5th semester.

Can previously completed degrees or long-standing occupational experience be accounted for within the degree?

In principle, it is possible for us to recognize a previously completed exam or occupational experience. This requires a specific case review by the Examinations Office and the Department Dean.

Is a practical-learning semester or semester abroad part of the programme?

The 5th semester is specifically set aside for a practical-learning semester or a semester abroad. You have the opportunity to do a work placement within Germany or abroad, or to complete a semester abroad at another university.

How many credits are needed to complete the programme?

The bachelor’s degree programmes at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) requires you to obtain 210 ECTS credits.

What does the state accreditation and the accreditation through the German Council of Science and Humanities and ZEvA mean?

The accreditation of the programmes is important for proving the quality of a university and its programmes. Through accreditation of individual programmes, these bodies guarantee that the same standards are observed and quality requirements are met. For these purposes, the state accreditation also guarantees that graduation from private and state universities are comparable. Germany’s ZEvA (Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency) is a well-known and recognized accreditation agency.

Can I complete a master’s degree upon completion of my bachelor’s degree?

Yes. With the acquisition of a state-accredited bachelor’s degree from University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE), you may take part in the master’s degree programme at our university or another university. Please note that the admission criteria for master’s degree programmes vary from university to university.

How many hours a week need to be invested in studying at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

The bachelor’s degree programme encompasses approximately 25 hours of attendance per week per semester, plus around 15 hours of preparation and follow-up work per week. Furthermore, workshops and projects take place outside of teaching hours. The lecture period spans 15 weeks per semester.

Is there an intranet?

All students at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) have access to our intranet. Here is where you can find timetables, among others, for viewing and downloading. There is also a blog system, which provides information on news and events regarding the programmes. An online gallery offers you a platform for presenting your own artistic work to the public.

I would like to cancel my contract. Are there contract deadlines?

The student contract can be cancelled each semester until the end of the semester. The exact deadlines are listed in each respective contract.

Is it possible to transfer from another university?

Yes, it is possible to transfer upon completing an interview. The recognition of examinations and the possible admission into a higher semester is undertaken by the Examinations Office and the Department Dean. Please provide all relevant documentation with your application.

How high is tuition at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

As a private institution, the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) receives no public funding and is therefore financed solely by tuition fees. Our bachelor’s degree programmes have a monthly fee of EUR 665 for 7 semesters (42 months) or EUR 765 for 6 semesters (36 months, the study abroad / internship semester is free of charge).

What options are there for financing the programme?

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is a state-accredited institution. Thus, you may apply for BAföG (government-supported funding). Please contact the our Student Guidance Office or respective BAföG office for details. A large percentage of our students take out a student loan. These are offered by every major bank as well as, for example, by the KfW bank. All of them offer low interest rates for students.

Expenses for first-time occupational training, or for first-time studies that also include first-time training, are considered extraordinary expenses according to the current laws and up to EUR 6,000 may be deducted from taxes. If occupational training or studies preceded first-time completed occupational training or first-time completed studies at University of Applied Sciences Europe, then these are considered income-related or company-related expenses and may be fully deducted from taxes, granted the expenses (tuition fees, transportation costs, etc.) are due to future income sources. Furthermore, these are considered income-related expenses when the occupational training or the first-time studies take place within the scope of employment (employment as a trainee).

For further information, please consult a tax advisor or your respective tax office.

Foreign students can find more information in regards to financing, etc., on the website for the Deutsches Studentenwerk – the German National Association for Student Affairs.

Master

Requirements

What requirements do I have to meet in order to study at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) ?

The fundamental terms of admission for the master’s degree programme at our university are a bachelor’s degree with 210 ECTS credits. Should this be in a non-design subject, University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) will review the artistic work you’ve submitted to decide whether you can be accepted. If you have a B.A. degree with 180 ECTS credits, you will be able to make up the missing credits in the first semester at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE). Following submission of all relevant documents, we will check these and immediately inform you as to whether you meet the requirements for acceptance. Furthermore, all our applicants undergo a portfolio review and a personal interview.

How can I apply for the master’s degree programme at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) ?

First, fill out the application form on the our website. Upload a certified copy and the certified translation in German or English of your high school diploma or equivalent. In case you have already studied in the area of design, please also submit the copy and the certified translation of your transcript. Once we have gone through your application, we can then evaluate whether you are suitable for studying at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE). If yes, the study guidance will invite you to an interview. Please bring  along the following documents to the interview: a tabular résumé, with a photo attached, together with your general high school diploma or vocational certificate as a certified photocopy and a certified translation in English or German and a portfolio with a number of examples of your artistic work. If you are applying from abroad, you may hold the interview via Skype.

Are there interviews? If yes, when do they take place?

Interviews take place, as required, at the university campus in Berlin. You will receive the dates from the Student Guidance Office following submission of your completed application. 

What must I be aware of as an overseas applicant?

Essentially the same rules apply as to German applicants. You must apply online and successfully pass the interview. For the international English-speaking master’s degree programme, you will need a certificate of English-language ability (European Framework of Reference for Languages B2 and/or certified in the interview).

Do I need a health insurance for the enrolment?

Yes, all foreign students in Germany require a health insurance. This means that almost all students (there are only a few exceptions) have to be insured over a statutory health insurance company (public health insurance). Beside the health insurance they also need a compulsory nursing care insurance. A proof of a health insurance is an obligated condition of enrolment. Without this proof an enrolment is not possible. For detailed information please visit www.germanyhis.com and www.hiffs.de.

General

Why should I study at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is a state-accredited, private institution, which was founded in 2006 in Berlin. Since 2018, University of Applied Sciences Europe  has been part of the Global University Systems. The university offers practical, contemporary, and internationally-centered bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes. Several programmes (Communication Design, Photography and the master’s degree programme in Media Spaces) are also taught in English.

The master’s degree programme Media Spaces is a project-based programme orientated towards those interested and who already hold a professionally-qualifying university degree in an artistic, design, or media-related programme. It is also particularly aimed at applicants with various design competencies and backgrounds: Communication Designers and Media Designers are just as welcome as are Architects, Computer Scientists, Set Designers, Design Managers or Media Theorists.

When does the programme begin?

The study programme starts every winter semester. Seminars begin at the beginning of October.

When can I apply for the programme?

You can apply to University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) all year round, however you should note the application deadlines. For the winter semester, the application period ends on 1 September (Non-EU: 1 September*). Any applications received after this date will go on the waiting list.

* Please take into consideration delays e.g. with entry visa.

How long is the programme?

The programme covers three semesters. Allowances for previously completed examinations are possible and will be considered by the Examinations Office and the Department Dean.

Can previously completed degrees or long-standing occupational experience be accounted for within the degree?

In principle, it is possible for us to recognize a previously completed exam or occupational experience. This requires a specific case review by the Examinations Office and the Department Dean.

Is a practical-learning semester or semester abroad part of the programme?

No, the one-and-a-half-year master’s degree programme does not include a semester abroad or practical-learning semester.

How many credits are needed to complete the programme?

The master’s degree programme at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) requires you to obtain 90 ECTS credits.

What does the state accreditation and the accreditation through the German Council of Science and Humanities and ZEvA mean?

The accreditation of the programmes is important for proving the quality of a university and its programmes. Through accreditation of individual programmes, these bodies guarantee that the same standards are observed and quality requirements are met. For these purposes, the state accreditation also guarantees that graduation from private and state universities are comparable. Germany’s ZEvA (Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency) is a well-known and recognized accreditation agency.

Can I gain my doctorate degree upon completion of the master’s degree programme?

Yes, with completion of a state-accredited master’s degree programme, you may complete your doctorate degree at a partnering or other university. 

How many hours a week need to be invested in studying at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

The master’s degree programme encompasses 21 to 23 hours of attendance per week for the first two semesters; the third semester encompasses three hours of attendance per week. Additionally, around 20 hours of preparation and follow-up work will be required per week. Furthermore, workshops and projects take place outside of teaching hours. The lecture period spans 15 weeks per semester.

Is there an intranet?

All students at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) have access to our intranet. Here is where you can find timetables, among others, for viewing and downloading. There is also a blog system, which provides information on news and events regarding the programmes. An online gallery offers you a platform for presenting your own artistic work to the public.

I would like to cancel my contract. Are there contract deadlines?

The student contract can be cancelled each semester until the end of the semester. The exact deadlines are listed in each respective contract.

Is it possible to transfer from another university?

Yes, it is possible to transfer upon completing an interview. The recognition of examinations and the possible admission into a higher semester is undertaken by the Examinations Office and the Department Dean. Please provide all relevant documentation with your application.

How high is tuition at University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE)?

As a private institution, the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) receives no public funding and is therefore financed solely by tuition fees. Our bachelor’s degree programmes have a monthly fee of EUR 625 for 7 semesters (42 months) or EUR 725 for 6 semesters (36 months, the study abroad / internship semester is free of charge).

What options are there for financing the programme?

University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) is a state-accredited university. Thus, you may apply for BAföG (government-supported funding). Please contact the our Student Guidance Office or respective BAföG office for details. A large percentage of our students take out a student loan. These are offered by every major bank as well as, for example, by the KfW bank. All of them offer low interest rates for students.

Foreign students can find more information in regards to financing, etc., on the website for the Deutsches Studentenwerk – the German National Association for Student Affairs.

Finance

If I paid my deposit, when and how much do I have to pay again?

Payments are made according to your contract – please refer to the first page of your contract. You pay your first semester’s fee, minus the amount of your deposit.

How is the discount/ bursary/ scholarship calculated when I start studying with you? How much do I have to pay each semester?

Please refer to the first page of your study contract for your semester payment breakdown. If you have further questions, please contact service.center@ue-germany.de.

Who should I contact if I have any questions related to my invoice?

Your first point of contact should be service.center@ue-germany.de.

Why does my invoice not show the deposit paid on it?

We are working on a technical solution to show the deposit amount on the invoice. The invoice shows the full semester amount. As written on the invoice, the deposit amount can be deducted.

Why does my invoice show the full semester fee on it and not the discount?

 If there is any information about your discount missing on the document, please contact service.center@ue-germany.de. They will be able to check the system in accordance with your contract/letter of admission and the related information. After which, our finance department will be able to issue a new invoice.

Do I need to pay the full sum of fees even if I have paid the deposit?

If a deposit is made, it can be deducted from the invoice.

Who will confirm and when whether the funds I sent to your account have arrived?

In case of a timely and proper payment according to the payment terms in the contract, finance will not confirm the payments received. Only in the case of overdue payments will finance send a payment reminder.

I don’t have Student ID – can I still pay the Semester fee?

If the student received an invoice for the semester fee, there is a debtor-id on it (same as the student-id) and the invoice number. Students should use this as reference number for the bank transfer, so we can allocate the payment to their debtor account. If the student needs to pay the deposit, there are references (application number) on the payment request.

What payment methods are available?

We accept bank transfers for all non-EU students.
EU students can pay monthly via standing order.

Do I have to pay the tuition fees in monthly instalments?

EU students have the option to pay in monthly instalments via Sepa direct debit or a standing order.
Non-EU students need to pay according to their contract or pay the full amount in advance.

KFW* – Who is eligible? What is the situation? (EU, Non-EU) and deadlines.

Students are eligible if they are of German nationality. More information can be found here under ‘Who do we support’.
For further advice on how to apply, you should speak to your programme consultant.

*Financing group

How can I finance my studies?

Our programmes are self-funded and therefore need to be privately financed. EU students may be able to access Government loans (KFW/Bafoeg) and pay their fees in monthly instalments.

How much does the semester abroad cost?

Semesters abroad are a great way to broaden your learning experience. A range of options are available to students and are subject to eligibility. The cost of the semester abroad will depend on the option you choose:

  • If you decide to study abroad with ERASMUS (only in Europe), you will need to pay your UE semester fee. You may also receive funding from ERASMUS. You will not need to pay at the institution where you are taking your study abroad semester. 
  • If you decide to study abroad at one of our partner institutions, you will need to pay the UE semester fee plus tuition fee to the abroad institution. The amount of the tuition fees vary. In some cases, you will pay an addition fee to UE (2,500€) but no additional fee to study abroad institution.  
When can I pay the first semester fee?

All students that are enrolled will receive an invoice from the service center and/or the finance department with information on how to pay.

Can I pay my tuition fees later once I receive my invoice?

Students should pay according to the details of their contract (payment terms). The latest date to do so is the first day in class.

When will finance contact me about the tuition fees?

You will be sent an invoice to pay the tuition fees before the start of your semester. 

Post-enrollment, Student Services & Academic

What placement support do you provide?

Please see the international guide where you will find contact details of our Welcome Centre or a student support officer.

Where can I go to study my semester abroad? Can I stay in Germany? How does it work?

We recommend all students consider a semester abroad however this is not mandatory. They are the perfect way to broaden your academic experience. You are also able to do an internship semester instead of a semester abroad.

When do the SuSe21 lectures start?

Lectures start on 29 March 2021.

How many hours a week will the lectures be held?

As per the curriculum, 18 hours per week according to your individual schedule. You will have an individual timetable for each semester of your studies. This is designed individually for each programme. The number of days you need to attend campus will depend on the scheduling of your lectures and will be shared with you at the start of the semester.

I have contacted student services and the examination office. I have waited over two weeks for a respond and am yet to hear anything. What shall I do?

Every inquiry is important to us and the UE Service Centre works hard to ensure you receive accurate and relevant information. We aim to get back to you within 48 hours. For general information, please use our chat feature on our homepage, consult the online campus and regularly check your UE email address for updates.

How many days do I need to wait until someone replies to my e-mails?

During busy periods, such as just before the semester begins and exam periods, we see an influx of enquiries. We recommend you check your UE e-mail account frequently and utilise the online campus at first. The Chat Bot on our homepage may be able to help answer general queries. We aim to respond within 48 hours.

I have not received my invoice for the semester fee at the start of the semester. Why is that?

We would have sent the invoice to your UE e-mail account (private account for first semester students). Please also check your spam folder. Should any issue occur, please contact our Service Centre.

Where can I pay the funds?

Please provide a bank transfer of the tuition fee to the account mentioned in the contract.

I have not received payment confirmation after sending the funds but I need one. Who should I contact?

Please contact our Finance Office

Do you provide support with visa applications?

Yes. Please contact our Welcome Services.

What do I need to apply for student visa?

To apply for your visa, you will need the following documents:

  • A valid passport (issued within the last 10 years and with at least 12 months’ validity left after the scheduled return)
  • Visa application form and signed declaration
  • An A4 size photocopy of your passport details page
  • 3 passport-sized photos according to size specifications
  • A cover letter that covers the purpose and the duration of the stay
  • Letter of admission from UE (electronic version)
  • Proof of tuition fee payment
  • Proof of language proficiency of the language of study (English or German)
  • Proof of other academic qualifications, where applicable

For further information, please contact our Welcome Services.

On the visa form, they are asking for contact person details from the university. What details do I need to provide?

Please contact Welcome Services for further information.

Is it applicable for me to send all the necessary documents online, or do I not need to post them?

In principle, you will have already submitted the necessary documents electronically during the application process. If something is still missing after enrolment, you can submit the remaining documents to our Service Centre electronically. Original documents need to be provided as soon as you arrive in Germany.

Does the embassy accept the documents you e-mailed me?

Yes, they do. Please contact your student advisor or the Welcome Services to find out if the embassy will ask for additional admission documents.

Why don’t you send your admission letter and contract electronically? Can I receive them via post? like that?

We send everything electronically to ensure it is sent safely and directly to the recipient; this is also the most economically friendly way to send documents.

Will you keep my documents after I have registered on campus? If yes, which documents and for how long?

We don’t keep your original documents. You will only be required to show them to student services.

When will we get update on: lecture starts, class schedules or registration day?

In the first week of March, you will receive the necessary information regarding the above.

I have not been contacted by anyone and the semester has started / my lectures are due to start. Who should I contact?

Please check the online campus for any updates and should issues arise, please contact our Service Centre.

When is the deadline to pay my semester fee?

All deadlines will be mentioned within your contract. The tuition fee should be paid by the first calendar day of the respective start of the semester, 1 March or 1 September.

Who do I need to give my original documents on campus?

Please hand in your documents at the UE Service Centre or welcome desk.

When do I need to hand in my original documents on campus?

Please hand the documents in as soon as you arrive in Germany.

What original documents do I need to hand in when registering on campus?

Please bring your High School Certificate (Hochschulzulassung/ A-Levels/ Abitur or equivalent) and be prepared to sign your initial contract. This is a legal obligation in Germany in order to officially enter university education.

Which documents do I have to have certifyi for enrolment?

You would not need to certify any documents. You can show us your original documents and we will compare your original documents with our copies.

Do I have to come to Berlin to sign the original contract or are there other options?

You can also send us the signed contract by post. In this case, you have the responsibility to ensure that the contract reaches us.

Do you have to come to campus to be enrolled or are there different ways of studying?

While there are restrictions in place due to COVID-19, everything can be done via post. However, as soon as you are in Germany, you will need to present your original documents. 

How and when can I get my semester travel card?

Usually, you are able to collect your card one week before semester starts. For enrolled students, please check your UE e-mail account for information. For first year students, please check your private mail.

Who should I contact if I have questions about my semester travel card?

Please contact our Service Centre

How can I register if slots in the citizens' office are taken?

For Berlin: Check and refresh the page of the Bürgeramt* at different times of the day. It is possible to get an appointment the next day or sometimes even the same day. It may be that the appointment is not in your local area. 

* citizens' office

Does my travel card start from the day I receive it?

The semester ticket is valid from 1 March until 31 August (summer semester) and 1 September until 28/29 February (winter semester). 

Does UE offer a support service for students looking for jobs?

We offer a student support service for those looking for a suitable internships and career opportunities. For individual coaching and careers support, please contact our Service Centre.

Where can I find my class schedule?

We provide an online campus which contains all the relevant information regarding your schedule. You will receive your IT login details by e-mail, as well as support on how to navigate the system.

Why does the semester start on the 1 March / 1 September and my classes only at the end of the month? What happens inbetween these dates?

For enrolled students: You will receive your individual schedule within the upcoming weeks. Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, the semester will being online. Please review communication from the rectorate and individually contact your programme leader for more information.

For first year students: We are currently working on your study schedules and, until 30 April, your lectures will be taught online as per statutory regulation in Germany. We will keep you updated within the upcoming weeks regarding returning to campus.

How many extra-curricular courses will there be in a semester which is not included in the tuition fee?

The semester abroad is not included in the tuition fees. There are also events and presentations which are offered free of charge.

Is it compulsory to attend events, workshops or extrac-curricular activities that we need to pay for?

No. Any events not included in your curriculum are not compulsory.

Do I have to pay the public transport ‘Semester Ticket’ fee if I’m studying the course online?

Yes, the semester ticket is a discounted ticket based on a solidary system and therefore exemptions are strictly regulated. 

How do I apply for my public transport Sesmester Ticket? Who do I need to contact?

You do not need to apply for the ticket. You will be automatically contacted regarding the semester ticket.

What are the modules I will be studying?

All of the information regarding the course modules are provided in the overviews on the website. You can also contact your programme consultant for more information.

How is the semester being carried out in the coming months?

UE is obliged to follow the official regulations of the government which is currently only allowing online tuition until the end of May. Exemptions exist in special circumstances. Please visit the online campus and contact your programme leader if you require further information.

Can I have an accommodation letter with fees and all the facilities mentioned?

Our Welcome Centre will help you with all your questions about accommodation, health insurance and much more.

At what times of the day will my classes take place if I’m studying online?

Classes normally can take place Monday to Saturday between 8:30 and 18:45 CET. You can find the exact details in your timetable.

Is there a discount for transportation for students studying in Berlin?

As student at UE, you will receive the discounted semester ticket which you can use for bus, underground, suburban trains and certain regional trains. UE will contact you regarding the semester ticket.

When will I receive the enrollment details?

In the first week of March, you will receive key information about the Welcome Days and information regarding enrolment week.

When will I hear from the university regarding my timetable?

You can access your timetable in the Online Campus. 

When will I receive my log in details?

You will receive your login details approximately two weeks before lectures start.

Who should I expect the log in details from?

Login details will be sent from noreply@ue-germany.de. Please watch out for the e-mail and make sure you check your spam/junk folder.

Will I be able to access my classes easily? What will I need to access them?

You will be able to access your classes via Microsoft Teams. As soon as you have been enrolled, you will automatically be given access to the virtual classroom in Teams.

Do I get support with accommodation?

Yes, we do offer support with accommodation. Please contact our Welcome Services for further information and guidance.

When is the best time before my studies start to start looking for housing/accommodation?

It is best to start looking as early as possible (usually finding accommodation can take 4-8 weeks), however, you should not sign any rental agreements until you receive your visa. 

Is there a study overview?

You will have an overview of the curriculum of your programme and a timetable for your lectures for every semester.

What support will I get with my course?

The UE Service Centre is dedicated to answering your administrative questions regarding lectures, exams, etc., the UE Service Center will be at your disposal. Academic questions can be addressed to your programme leader, who is be responsible for the academic aspects of your programme.

What rank is your university in Germany and globally?

Our current rankings are:
CHE & U-Multirank 2020: We are ranked as one of the top 10 private universities for business administration.

In which countries is your certificate accredited outside Germany?

UE is an officially accredited university in Germany. Our programmes and certificates carry the same value as any other degree obtained from a German public institution.