NOTE: This is a growing collection, not every question is answered here. The answers here are not legally binding but can only provide a guideline on frequent questions in the application process.



Question: Do I need to English AND German language skills for the study course?

Answer:NO, either English or German is sufficient. You can study the degree only in English or only in German.



Question: I completed my previous degree / Highschool ediucation completely in english, I even have a certificate stating that. Is that sufficient proof of englisch?

Answer: For most countries the answer is "NO"!

"Holders of a school education certificate after at least 4 ascending school years from the Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize. Grenada, United Kingdom   (incl. overseas territories), Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Canada, New Zealand, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Vincent, Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago as USA (incl. external territories) are except. Master applicants who had their complete Bachelor studies in one of these countries are exempt from these requirements."

Applicants from other countries must provide official language proof, even if English is an official language in their country.  "

Please refer to this OVGU page for an exhaustive answer: http://www.ovgu.de/unimagdeburg/en/Study/Full_Time+Studies/Prerequisities.html



Question: I don't have a GRE result (thesis, practical experience,...), which is mentioned on the form "Deliverables for Eligibility Assessment". Can I still apply?

Answer: Yes of course. All of the items mentioned on the form "Deliverables for Eligibility Assessment" are optional. Everything you have and submit, counts towards your points, which determine the eligibility.



Question: I already had an acceptance for WInter Term 2019/20, but was not able to come due to visa issues (ot others). Can that acceptance be deferred to Summer Term 2020?

Yes, this is possible in some cases. When you missed the enrollment period for a particular semester, you should send an e-mail after that enrollment period to hiwi-adoff@ovgu.de. This e-mail must include your intended study course and application number.

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