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Study pharmacy without NC

Even if your A-levels are not particularly good, there are ways to avoid the numerus clausus (NC) and still study pharmacy. Through alternative admission procedures, private universities or universities in...

Pharmacy NC

The Pharmacy degree programme is admission-restricted. The Numerus Clausus (NC) means that prospective pharmacists have a much better chance of gaining a place on the programme if they achieve a high score in their A-levels. The NC values...

Best medical schools in Germany

All universities in Germany offer different advantages and disadvantages for medical students. Depending on which university ranking you look at, different universities are labelled as the supposed best. We advise students to...

Study dentistry without NC

Studying dentistry without a numerus clausus (NC) is possible through alternative degree programmes and outside the traditional application process. Under certain circumstances, A-level grades do not play the main role in the allocation of study places....

Study human medicine

When studying human medicine, you will gain extensive knowledge about the human body, diseases, their causes, prevention and cure. Teaching at the university comprises a pre-clinical, more theoretical programme...

Why study medicine?

Why study medicine? This question is asked by many prospective students who are considering whether working as a doctor is the right job for them. There are indeed...

Study veterinary medicine

Studying veterinary medicine involves intensive training in theory and practice. Prospective vets learn how to treat different animal species and intensively study the anatomy and metabolism of animals.

Study dentistry

The degree programme in dentistry prepares future dentists to take care of oral health. It combines the basics of medicine with specialised subjects in dentistry for the prevention and treatment...

Study pharmacy

In the Pharmacy degree programme, students acquire the knowledge required for the development, production and analysis of medicinal products within the standard study period of 8 semesters. After passing the state examination, you can...

Study medicine

Studying human medicine comes with a lot of responsibility. It enables you to examine people as a doctor, make a diagnosis and help with illnesses. Studying medicine includes...

Scientific writing - our tips and tricks

Whether it's a term paper, thesis, dissertation or doctoral thesis - there's no getting round writing academic texts during your studies. Difficulties can arise with the approach, the structure of the work, the literature research, the...

Study medicine without A-levels

The idea of studying medicine is dismissed by many prospective students because the prevailing belief is that you have no chance of getting a place at university without a 1.0 A-level anyway. But this is...

BAföG abroad

Auslands-BAföG regulates financial support for students. This means that not only students in Germany have the opportunity, regardless of their parents' financial means, to fulfil their study and career goals in...

Semester break in medical studies

As you probably all know, the minimum period of study for a medical degree is six years, although there are also some universities where you can get your doctorate in five years because they have the...

How important is microbiology?

If you were to ask a certain lecturer at our university this question, she would almost certainly say that it is the most important subject. Because without a fundamental knowledge of microbiology...

How long does it take to study medicine?

"How long does a medical degree programme take?" is a frequently asked question, and it can generally be assumed that you will study for at least 12 semesters or 6 years. At least because this is the minimum length of time for medical...