Do you have a command of the German language, or are familiar with German culture and can imagine your future professional and private future in Germany? As a graduate of a German school abroad, there are many opportunities open to you in Germany.
Study in Germany
If you graduated from a German school abroad, you have the best prerequisites to start studying in Germany.
German Abitur or DIAP
With the German Abitur or the German International Abitur (DIAP) you /SITES// have direct access to German universities: Your school leaving certificate is recognized as equivalent in Germany. You do not have to attend a study preparation course or have your German language tested. Only the general ones apply to youAdmission requirements the university or your degree program. You can find out how to apply for a study place here.
International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) / Mixed-Language International Baccalaureate Diploma (GIB)
Even with the international Abitur, you can study at a German university. The IB is called University entrance qualification(A university entrance qualification is the prerequisite for studying at a German university. As a rule, this is evidenced by the higher education entrance qualification achieved at school, the Abitur. Anyone with a foreign university entrance qualification must check whether their school leaving certificate is recognized as a university entrance qualification in Germany.) recognized in Germany if the requirements of the Standing Conference (KMK) are met. For example, you must have taken certain examination subjects
Due to its high German content, the GIB entitles you to unrestricted university access in Germany. It is recognized by the Conference of Ministers of Education as being equivalent to the German Abitur.
As a graduate of German schools abroad, you do not need the approval of the competent authorities to issue a visa for the purpose of studying abroad foreigners Authority (A foreigners authority). This can make it easier for people who otherwise require a visa to enter the country. Further information on the requirements for studying in Germany can be found here in the portal under Studies.
Training in Germany for people who require a visa
Would you like to do an apprenticeship in Germany and need a visa to start the apprenticeship? If so, graduating from a German school abroad will make it easier for you to access the German training system: as a rule, citizens from third countries need a residence permit the consent of the labor administration for the purpose of vocational training. For you as a graduate of a German school abroad, this so-called does not apply Priority check. So nothing stands in the way of your training in Germany with this qualification! You can find out how to find an apprenticeship position and how to apply for it in our ” Apprenticeship ” section.
Working in Germany for people who require a visa
Have you completed a university degree or vocational training and would now like to work in Germany? Then you have a good chance of starting a career in Germany. If you come from a country that requires a visa, you can take up employment in Germany under easier conditions. As a rule, citizens from third countries require the consent of the labor administration in order to be granted a visa. For you as a graduate of a German school abroad, this so-called priority test does not apply if you would like to take up a job that corresponds to your professional qualifications. To do this, your foreign university degree must be recognized or comparable to a German university degree, or your professional qualifications acquired abroad must be recognized as equivalent. If you have completed your university degree or your qualified vocational training in Germany, the same relief naturally applies.