UNIVERSITY OF TRIER, TRIER

Trier, Rhineland-PalatinateLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1473Established Year
  14484Enrollment

The University of Trier, founded in 1473 is one of the oldest university in Rhineland-Palatinate of Germany. It has partnered up with more than 300 institutions particularly from Belgium, France and Luxembourg in studies and research.

Trier is also known for its rare, small subjects such as Egyptology or Papyrology (known as ‘orchid subjects’ ), which can only be studied in very few places other than Trier.

As a result of the liberal foreign policy, more than 11% of the University’s student body consist of international students. Trier University has partnered up with several external universities to encourage Erasmus and exchange programs.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
LocationTrier, Germany
Official Websitewww.uni-trier.de
Application ModeOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
No. of Campuses2
Intake SeasonsSummer and Winter semester intakes
Mode of ProgramFull time, Part-time, Exchange Programs
Admission HelpdeskTel: +49 (0) 651 201- 2806; mail: international@uni-trier.de
Faculty to Student Ratio1: 60
Percentage of International Students11%

University of Trier Programs, Campus and Residence

Programs

University of Trier provides education and research in 6 faculties which are delivered through more than 30 study programs. Furthermore the University offers more than 20 programs as continuing-education courses, as special certificates and as language courses. There are 8 Master’s programs that are taught completely in English:

  • Applied Statistics (Master of Science)
  • Data Science (Master of Science)
  • Economics (Master of Science)
  • English Literature and Media (Master of Arts)
  • Environmental Science (Master of Science)
  • European and East Asian Governance (Master of Arts)
  • International Economics and Public Policy (Master of Arts)
  • North American Studies: USA and Canada (Master of Arts)

Residence

The International office and Students Union help to find accommodation for international applicants and exchange students. Applicants can apply for either 'Student Union's halls of residence' or 'Student Union's private room rental service'. There are 5 residence complexes and 1615 rooms available at Trier. Dormitories are assigned mainly for exchange students.

University of Trier Admissions

Students may apply through the university’s online application portal (PORTA). International applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of 50 Euro.

Application deadlines: Winter Semester - May 31

General Requirements: Degree completion certificate, Academic transcripts, Secondary school certificate, Language certificate, CV, Passport and Visa, etc.

Additional Requirements: Some Bachelor and Master program require additional proofs showing proficiency in specific subjects related to the program.

English Language Requirements

  1. TOEFL: Minimum of 550 points (paper-based) or 215 points (computer based) or 80 points (internet based).

  2. IELTS: Minimum 6.0 score

German Language Requirements: DSH - 2

Documents showing at least 6 years of studies in English including secondary school level will be accepted. German language certificate is not mandatory to enroll in an English-taught Master’s program. However the University encourages to study German and provides free language courses for those who are interested. Note: Ph.D. Application processes and requirements may vary from above.

University of Trier Cost of Attendance

Overall Expenses

CategoryCost (Euro)
Tuition feesNil
Semester contribution270
Cost of living850 (per month)
Health Insurance80 (per month)

Accommodation

Category

Cost (Euro)

University Residence

250-350

Deposit

400

Private Residence

500-700

University of Trier Scholarship and Financial Aids

The scholarships are mainly provided by the German government and other foundations. The advantage of Trier University scholarships is that they usually include the university students only and thus the competition is low. Some of the financial aids are listed below;

Scholarship Name

Value (Euro)

Application deadline

Graduation scholarships by Trier University

350 per month (for Bachelor’s) 400 per month (Master’s)

March 18

STIBET program funds for Doctoral students

300 per month

April 15

Germany scholarship

300 per month

March 30

Note: The doctoral candidates can benefit from several other scholarships and grants that can be found in the university website and DAAD database.

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AVERAGE COST
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 3,000
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
14,484
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 07, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process January 07, 2019
Application Fee
$ 50
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6
Total Applications
-
Min. 80
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  • 2018
  • Global Rank (Out of 500)
    #401
    Ranking Criteria
    24.3/100
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