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Prior to Arrival


Prior to Arrival

Prior to Arrival

The destination for your studies has been chosen: Wuppertal in Germany. Now you have to make your travel preparations and gather information about the university.


Courses Available in Wuppertal

Courses Available in Wuppertal

In Wuppertal, there is a university, a theological college, and the Wuppertal branch of the Cologne College of Music (Institut der Musikhochschule Köln). >>
 


International Relations / Cooperation

International Relations / Cooperation

The Bergische Universität Wuppertal maintains official relations with a number of universities and institutions abroad. >>



Typically German

Typically German

“The Germans are very orderly and punctual” – a prejudice which many international students have found to be true, but mostly in a positive sense. >>

 


Admission

Admission

Basically, the International Students’ Office (Akademische Auslandsamt – AAA) is the place to contact when it is a question of who may study in Germany with which international secondary school or university qualifications. >>



Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Germany is an hospitable country. >>

 


Accommodation in Wuppertal

Accommodation in Wuppertal

You are not automatically allocated a place in a student hostel when you attend university in Germany. >>



Cost of Living

Cost of Living

With a bit of luck, it is still possible to find a 45-square-metre appartment in an old building for 200 Euros per month, excluding heating. >>

 


Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

In general, the following applies: Whoever comes to Germany as an international student should have financing for the entire period of study (and this can be longer than the normal period of study) secured. >>



City of Wuppertal

City of Wuppertal

The unique suspended railway, Pina Bausch and Friedrich Engels - Wuppertal is famous for these all over the world. >>

 


Culture

Culture

“All Germans wear short leather pants (Lederhosen), drink beer all day and dance strange dances” - a still widely held misconception about Germany. >>


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