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Why UE?

Read more here about the advantages and opportunities that studying with us will give you.

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Global education

Our globally oriented programmes will give you the chance to learn in an international class through cross-border lectures as well as global projects. Bring your cultural skills to the next level by studying with students from over ninety countries!
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High quality teaching

Our experienced lecturers have access to the newest teaching content, virtual teaching facilities and research from our university network, thus keeping you up to date in your chosen field. This will help you gain the competitive advantage you need.
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Practical studies

You will gain valuable practical experience through the many projects with our corporate partners from the worlds of business, media, politics, NGOs, the arts and culture. You will benefit from the interdisciplinary cooperation of all faculties too.
Enhanced Learning Environment at UE

Learning atmosphere

During your studies, you will continue to enjoy the merits of our well-established, informal study environment: small classes and experienced lecturers with many years of expertise will help you to achieve optimal learning success.

The UE way to study

Our university offers a unique educational experience with a range of exciting opportunities that will help you to develop both professionally and personally. You will have access to the university network Global University Systems, which provides a wealth of resources and support throughout your academic journey. 
We offer a wide range of degree programmes at four locations in Germany, with the same state accreditation as non-private universities.

Exclusive Partnerships

UE is having a large network of national and international operating partners. Currently, UE students benefit from exclusive internships, scholarships as well as guest lectures, and access to specific industry - or social events. We are lucky and equally proud to partner with brands such as internationally renowned sports clubs (BVB), industry-leading manufacturers (Canon, agencies (Magnum Photos), large magazines (GEO) or some of the largest German brands (DHL).

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In addition, our programmes also include interdisciplinary practical projects and lectures. These will provide you with real-world experience in a variety of settings and help you to develop skills that are essential in today’s global marketplace. One of the standout features of our programmes is the integrated semester abroad at one of our partner universities. You will have the chance to immerse yourself in a new culture while still pursuing your studies and earning credit towards your degree.

UE Master's Reform

Complete a Master’s degree with 60, 90 or 120 ECTS – the UE Master’s Reform allows you to do so. Depending on your education (number of ECTS from Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree) or previous work experience, you can accelerate your career journey. through our Fast Track study options.  

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Free legal support to UE students

 International UE students at our Berlin & Potsdam campuses have exclusive access to an online legal service provided by the law firm SERS. The company supports any visa-related changes that might be needed for our students. They also help students with legal advice during their first job after graduation. In addition, SERS will regularly share updates around immigration updates that might affect UE students in Germany. Get in touch with your Student Hub team on campus for more info. 

A large UE student community

Benefit from UE as your university. With over 4600 students in Germany and more than 20+ years of teaching experience, we offer you the best foundations and set standards. Our programmes place a strong emphasis on intercultural exchange, which is facilitated by a diverse community of people from around 50 countries who are present on campus.

Multiple awards for excellent teaching

The UE has received several awards for its excellent teaching e.g. STERN Magazin, the Deutsche Institut für Service-Qualität and ntv. U-Multirank has also recognised us as a global leader in international orientation and ranked us as one of the TOP 10 universities in business studies. Study at an excellent university and benefit from our many years of experience.


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Language courses

Presence language courses: German, for all international students in Berlin, Potsdam and Hamburg. There is no online offer.
Courses are offered up to level B2.2.
Costs: 70 € per semester
Duration: 1 semester
Length: 3 hours per week (4 teaching units), over 12 weeks
Students receive an email (to their UE email address) at the beginning of the semester with a link to the placement test and instructions on how to register via Online Campus.
You have the option to choose one course per semester.
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis (limited number of participants).
Exams take place in the last week of each level.
At the end of the semester you will be issued with a certificate of successful completion.
Courses are opened according to the number of registrations.

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