Degree Courses Taught in English

Entertaining the idea of continuing your, or a family member's, education while in Germany? There are a wide range of programs, in English, catering to both the graduate and undergraduate.

Here is a selection of some of the schools.



Schiller International University

Unique Experience, Global Education

Founded in 1964, Schiller International University was created as a private American University dedicated to the active development and encouragement of international understanding.

  • Earn an American university degree in the USA and 3 European countries
  • Ability to transfer between four campuses in Florida, Heidelberg, Paris and Madrid with full credit
  • Students come from over 50 countries worldwide
  • Scholarships and financial aid options available for those who qualify

In addition, we take great pride in having cooperative agreements with a number of universities and colleges around the world, and in having over 20,000 alumni worldwide. Schiller International University is indeed, very international.

Modern facilities

The new Heidelberg campus is located in the newly built SKYLABS concept building that displays technical and architectural advancements while ensuring a high degree of energy efficiency symbolizing a combination of science and industry. The SKYLABS building is located conveniently accessible to the national train (Deutsche Bahn) a mere 3 minutes walking distance from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof (Main Station) and 5 minutes by tram to the city center (Bismarckplatz), and local public transportation (RNV) network.

The Skylabs campus allows students access to high speed WIFI, a fully equipped computer lab, an extensive library and multimedia-ready classrooms. Schiller International University is positioned to better equip students with the skills and experience to meet the growing technological demands of a fast paced global environment.

Diverse Community

You will make friends at Schiller that will last a life-time and a network of business contacts that span the globe. With over 50 different nationalities represented each semester in our student body, Schiller International University is all about diversity and about fostering understanding between cultures.

With small class sizes ranging from 10-25 students, we strive to give each student the personal attention he or she needs. Language of instruction is completely in English.

Flexibility and Mobility

  • A semester lasts for 4 months and can be started any month of the year.
  • Students can easily spend a semester at a different location within the Schiller campus network as part of their international program.
  • Each course runs for 3 hours a day, Monday through Thursday for four weeks.
  • Courses are available online or on campus.

Programs Offered:

Bachelor Degrees:

International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Economics and Interdisciplinary Studies

Master Degrees:

Master in Business Administration (MBA), International Management (MIM), International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD) and Information Technology Management

Schiller International University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent College and Schools (ACICS) to award Associate, Bachelor and Master Degrees. ACICS is recognized by the US Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting instituitions is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Visit our websites for more information:

www.schiller.edu or www.siu-heidelberg.de

Call us at: +49 (0) 6221 4581-0

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European University

European University (EU) is an internationally accredited, multi-campus business school established in 1973. EU offers innovative business programs at the Bachelor's (BBA), Master's (MBA) and Doctorate (DBA) levels. EU's programs are accredited by ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs), a CHEA recognized accrediting body, and the university is also accredited by CEEMAN (Central and East European Management Development Association) which awarded EU its International Quality Award accreditation assuring overall institutional quality (IQA).

EU has a broad network of campuses in Europe and Asia including Switzerland (Montreux and Geneva), Spain (Barcelona), Germany (Munich), UK (London), Austria, Turkey, Syria, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, China and Taiwan.

The undergraduate programs take three years (six semesters) to complete - or two years with summer semesters - and the Master's and MBA programs take one year (three terms) to complete.

EU offers Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate of Business Administration programs (BBA, MBA and DBA), and the possibility to specialize in different management areas, including Business Administration, Communication & Public Relations, Leisure & Tourism Management, International Relations, Sports Management and Global Banking & Finance.

EU brings the American education model to Europe by applying classroom theory to professional skills. The courses are taught in English using the case study method, making business theory accessible and practical. This pragmatic approach to business education is proven to effectively prepare students for leadership positions in business and industry. EU provides a unique international educational experience with a cosmopolitan faculty and student body.

Education at EU is student-oriented and flexible. The small class sizes (maximum 25 students) ensure faculty - student interaction. The network of campuses allows EU students to easily transfer between countries and continents.

All courses are taught by qualified faculty members with a wealth of practical experience in their fields. EU faculty works with students on an individual basis to create a cooperative and caring learning environment where human values flourish.

EU cooperates with partner universities such as Nichols College in Boston, MA that allows students to obtain two degrees simultaneously from internationally-accredited business schools, giving them a distinct advantage in the global economy.

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Other Resources

Perhaps one of the best online resources for an overview of higher education in Germany is www.hochschulekompass.de

This link will take you through all the higher education institutions, study opportunities at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and international cooperation agreements of German higher education schools.

If there is a particular program you are looking for, we suggest you go to the respective institutional website and contact the registrar's office directly for further information. Prerequisites will vary from one school to the next, as will the program structure.

Another great resource for information on studying in Germany is www.studienwahl.de, a German site that is sponsored by the German Provincial Commission for Educational Planning and the Research Promotion and the Federal Employment Agency. The site is completely translated into English and will walk you through every aspect of studying in Germany.

Another great link is: www.daad.de, a multi-lingual site sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service which provides detailed information to every aspect of studying, research and vocational training in Germany. This site will even provide you resources on where to find schools to learn to speak German.

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