Foundation College Highlights

10 good reasons

  • Graduation is recognised at all German universities and universities of applied sciences1
  • State-approved assessment test (”Feststellungsprüfung”) at the Paderborn University on behalf of the district council of Cologne
  • Optimal learning conditions in modern training rooms near the University of Paderborn
  • Dormitories directly on the campus of the university
  • Highly qualified lecturers with many years of professional experience
  • Awarded with the quality label "Training - Made in Germany" by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Guaranteed study place (Bachelor) for our graduates2
  • The only foundation college in North Rhine-Westphalia that cooperates with a state-owned German university
  • Over 1,250 graduates from over 30 different countries
  • One of the largest preparatory colleges in Germany

[1] APS participants (China & Mongolia) can only apply at universities or universities of applied sciences in North Rhine-Westphalia.
[2] Study place guarantee for an admission-free MINT or business or social science bachelor's degree at the Paderborn University.

Study in Germany

The International Foundation College at Paderborn University is the best way to your German university! Let´s have a closer look at living and learning in Paderborn / Germany with our short video...



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