- Very good English skills if English is the language of instruction. No prior knowledge of German required in the following disciplines: Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, and Veterinary Medicine.
English Certificate: IELTS certificate with an overall rating of 6.5 (no module below 5.5) OR TOEFL iBT certificate with a total score of at least 95 points (no test section below 20 points)
- Very good German skills if German is the language of instruction for PhD studies. Usually in Humanities and Social Sciences but depending on the professors' requirements.
German Certificat: TestDaF certificate with at least the grade 4 in all four parts (total score at least 16) OR DSH-2 certificate.
However, in individual cases English for PhD studies is possible, depending on the thesis’ subject and on the approval of the candidate’s supervisor.