Study start and location
March & September in
Hamburg, Innovation Hub Potsdam and
We help you prepare for your Bachelor's programme at UE with our foundation diploma. In just one semester you gain all the skills needed to pass the admission requirements at UE, so you can start your Bachelor's degree in the following semester.
Your benefits of the foundation diploma:
You will learn:
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IELTS English level 4.5 or higher
High school certificate
EU applicants: € 4,250
Non-EU applicants: €6,050
The fee will be rewarded as credit for your chosen Bachelor's programme at UE (6th semester).
Read more on fees and finance here.
You will meet all admission criterias for UE Bachelor programmes with the foundation diploma
18 hours per Semester week
The pre course consists of 18 hours per week (HPW). Learn more about the course content in the curriculum.
Distribution of the semester hours per week
The Foundation diploma Business / Tech is available for the following Bachelor's at UE:
Should you wish to add the Foundation diploma to one of these bachelors, please use the UE online application portal and choose "Undergraduate + Foundation" as Programme type.
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"Even today, I still draw on my network from back then. And interestingly enough, I always meet people in my profession who also studied at UE. Somehow you're close to each other and it is much more helpful.""
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"If you make an effort, you can choose where you want to work. It couldn't be better.""
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"Above all, the practical training is a huge advantage. Most other universities are far too focused on the scientific aspects in their approach.""
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"Especially the semester abroad shapes you by being very very open to the cultures, learning an incredible amount and thus being very very positively influenced.""
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"After an internship at VfL Wolfsburg she has received a permanent position at VfL FußballWelt.""
UE Stories: Doreen Wilmink
"I then added the second master's ... and with only three subjects in addition ... earned two degrees.""
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