Studying in Germany

Goethe-Institut Nikosia

Studying in Germany/ DAAD-consultation in the Goethe-Institut

Education 5.10.2016 Goethe-Institut Nicosia/ Classroom A Admission: free Start: 5 p.m. Are you interested in studying in Germany and would like to know more about which universities offer which de...

Our team for counselling

Education Fair 2017

From 17 - 19 February 2017 the International Education and Career Exhibition 2016 took place in Nicosia. At the German pavilion qualified experts gave answers to questions concerning studying in Germa...

Hörsaal Medizin Leipzig

New regulations for the access to German universities as of 2018

The German Embassy in Nicosia is pleased to announce that the requirements for the access to higher education in Germany for candidates with secondary school certificates from the Republic of Cyprus w...

Information in Greek language

The DAAD Information Centre Athens informs about Studying in Germany in Greek language.

"Universität" banner at the "Otto von Guericke" University in Magdeburg

Study programmes and universities in Germany

International Degree Programmes

Many German universities offer courses leading to an international degree. These courses are taught in English. 

Student at the computer

Application deadlines for admission at German Universities

The Central Office for Allocation of Study Places ( informed about their application deadlines for the study courses human medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and pharmacy + study programmes only in North Rhine-Westphalia:

Application for the winter semester:

until the 31st May with a School Leaving Certificate dated before January 16th

until the 15th July with a School Leaving Certificate dated between 16th January and 15th July

Application for the summer semester:

until the 30th November with a School Leaving Certificate dated before 16th July

until the 15th January with a School Leaving Certificate dated after 15th July


The Online-Application AntOn is availabe on the homepage. Requested documents can be handed in up to 2 weeks after the deadline.

Further information you will find at the website in German language or at the German Embassy.


Simplified admission procedure for international students aiming at studying in Germany Kostenlos Deutsch lernen online mit interaktiven Übungen

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Are you interested in studying at German institutions of higher education? Here you will find information on language exams required for admission to German academic institutions, including descriptions based on FAQs and lots of background information, an extensive database with search options including every German university, vocational college and other specialised academic institutions. How to apply for a course in Germany, as well as a detailed description of important links concerning living and studying in Germany

SelfAssessment international: A consultation service for interested international students

SelfAssessment international is a service for everyone who is interested in studying a technical subject in Germany. It is part of Student Services and supports young people in their decisions to study in Germany.

Philologische Bibliothek der FU Berlin

Higher education in Germany

Germany is an increasingly attractive place in which to study, offering international degrees such as Bachelor and Master degrees, courses taught in English and a system which enables credits for attendance and examination passes to be accumulated and transferred.


Higher Education Compass

The Higher Education Compass provides information and links to all state or state-recognised higher education institutions in Germany. Information is also offered on first degree and postgraduate degree study opportunities in Germany, on opportunities for gaining a doctorate/PhD, and on international cooperation agreements. 

University Ranking in Germany

Information about the quality of German universities 

German Rectors' Conference

The German Rectors' Conference/Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK) is the voluntary association of state and state-recognised universities and other higher education institutions in Germany. It currently has 262 member institutions at which around 98 per cent of all students in Germany are registered.

Humboldt University, Berlin

Humboldt Winter and Summer University

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is one of the leading higher educational institutions in Germany and is situated in the unique and historical city of Berlin. During the semester breaks, the university offers an intense program for students from abroad, which gives students the opportunity to explore the university, the city and its inhabitants. Throughout the last  few years, over 1,000 students from around the world have studied together, made lasting friendships and had unforgettable experiences.

The portal for international qualified professionals

Make it in Germany is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.

"Career Compass Germany" - App for vocational training, studying and working in Germany


Good career opportunities, an international working and learning atmosphere, low unemployment – for people from abroad the German labour market is highly attractive and opens up first-class perspectives. There are highly diverse possibilities for vocational training, studying or working. Those interested can find out about the options and offers available, how to apply, what is important when starting out in Germany and what role the German language plays in the “Career Compass Germany – the app for vocational training, studying and working in Germany”.

Study counselling in Cyprus

Education Fair 2013

Do you need individual counselling for your study in Germany? Here are the contacts:

Choosing study subjects

The Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service

The Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service is the central point of contact for any questions concerning research and innovation funding. The centre informs potential applicants about the federal research structure, funding programmes and the persons to contact as well as about current funding priorities and initiatives.