SAARLAND UNIVERSITY, SAARBRUCKEN

Saarbrucken, SaarlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1948Established Year
  13636Enrollment

Originally founded as a bilingual university combining the educational traditions of both France and Germany, Saarland University came into existence in November, 1948. This is a modern campus-based university located in the tri-border area of Germany, France, and Luxemburg.

Saarland University ranks within the top 500 universities globally and #61 for the most pioneering universities in Europe. At present, the university has almost 18,500 students, amongst which about 16% are international students coming from about 140 nations worldwide.

The university provides top quality research in the key disciplines of Informatics, Bioscience, and Nanotechnology. The Department of Informatics is widely recognized for its contribution to research and academic excellence.

Saarland University, together with neighboring universities in Germany, France, Luxembourg and Belgium, has actively established a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary academic network under the project.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1948
LocationSaarbrucken and Homburg in Saarland, Germany
No. of Campuses2
Semester Fee283 Euro
Applications AcceptedOnline
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull-time; Part-time
Work StudyAvailable
Admission Helpdeskanmeldung(at)uni-saarland.de | +49 681 302-5491

Saarland University Programs, and Residence 

Programs

There are 22 international degree programs that offer graduates a qualification of double-degree. The university also offers numerous certificate courses and continuing education courses, available for both graduates and professionals. The graduate schools have a number of structured doctoral programs. The Department of Computer Science and Mathematics are two top rating faculties in university league tables.

Residence

Saarland University Student Services provides rental rooms and apartments in the student halls of the university. The university also arrange rooms for the students in the private rental market. For PhD students and visiting international candidates, there is an option to avail rooms in the university guest houses. The semester travel ticket allows students to get free bus and rail services throughout Saarland.

Saarland University Admissions 

Students may apply through the official website of the university.

Application Deadline: Winter Semester- July 15 Summer Semester- January 15 Note: Deadlines may vary according to the subjects and programs applied.

General Requirements: Transcript of academic qualifications, school leaving certificate, higher education entrance result

Additional Requirements: Professional or relevant experience, letter of recommendation, CV, English proficiency scores, German proficiency scores, passport photos, visa

German Language Proficiency Test: All the international applicants except exchange or study-abroad students need to pass any one of the recognized German language proficiency tests provided below:

  • Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH-2 or DSH-3)
  • Prüfung zum Nachweis deutscher Sprachkenntnisse (PNDS)
  • TestDaF with a grade of 'TDN 4' or 'TDN 5'
  • Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) or Kleines
  • deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS) or Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung (ZOP)
  • KMK Deutsches Sprachdiplom Stufe II
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

English Proficiency Test: For European Master’s program in Language & Communication Technologies, students require need to pass minimum English language proficiency score provided below:

English proficiency testsScore/Grade
TOEFL (iBT)95
Cambridge certificate in advanced EnglishGrade B
Cambridge proficiency examPass
IELTS7.0

Saarland University Cost of Attendance 

Tuition Fee

Semester fee283 Euro
Tuition feeNo Tuition Fee
Non-enrolled students81.30- 156.30 Euro per semester
Senior citizen students400 Euro per semester

Accommodation Cost

Shared House/Apartment (per month)250-330 Euro
Studio apartments300-450 Euro
Dormitory rooms in student halls of residence220-300 Euro

Other Cost – 800 Euro

Saarland University Scholarships

  • DAADScholarships – DAAD offers more than 200 scholarships for the students under different conditions.

  • Saarland-Stipendium: International and doctoral students, in the final stages of their study or research are eligible for this financial support.

  • Scholarship of the Heinrich Boll Foundation: Undergraduates, Graduates, and Doctoral students of all subjects and nationalities with excellent academic record and who are socially and politically engaged are eligible for this scholarship per year.

Note: Sponsors of the university also provide scholarships.

Find a Program

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 2 Programs

2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$207 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$13,634 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$6,363 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 414
Post graduate Tuition Fees$413.57
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 3,600
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
13,636
International Students
2,896
Student : Faculty Ratio
9:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process January 15, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 5.5
Total Applications
-
+49-681-302
TELEPHONE
66123 Saarbrücken
ADDRESS
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