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Welcome to students from Germany

Here you will find important information for German students on entry requirements and support through the application process. If you have any questions, please contact us.

The University of Hertfordshire offers a welcoming community of over 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries worldwide.

Entry Requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from German students:

Point of Entry Academic Requirements * Language Requirements * +
FoundationCompleted high school with good grades IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band
Undergraduate (year 1)
  • Abitur/Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife with average of 2.7 or better
  • International or European Baccalaureate at a good standard
Abitur English 12 or IELTS 6.0
Postgraduate TaughtDiplom or Magister Artium or a Bachelor's degree (Bakkalaureus) with minimum score of 2.5 IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depending on course)

*Some courses may vary and/or have specific requirements – for details of the entry requirements for your course, please see our Course pages or contact us to check your qualifications. Please note that all applications are assessed on an individual basis.

+For details of accepted English language qualifications please see our How to Apply page.