Official Information on higher education in Germany

Study in Germany: General information for refugees who wish to study in Germany (by DAAD)

Study in Germany: General information for refugees who wish to study in Germany in several languages (by DAAD)

Studying in Germany in 10 steps (short film by DAAD)

Studying in Germany – A Practical Guide (pdf) for International Students (by DAAD) /
الدراسة في ألمانيا – دليل عملي للطلاب من أنحاء العالم

Information and Guidance for Refugees at Lower Saxony´s Institutions of Higher Education (by KfsN) (English | Français | عربي)

Information on the Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications (by Kultusminister Konferenz)

Recognition of professions in Germany (by Ministry of Education and Research)

Working, Studying and Living in Lower Saxony (by IQ Netzwerk Niedersachsen)

Interactive table of the German education system (by bpb)

Information on studying in Germany in various languages


Offers for studying German language online

Free language test to assess you German level before starting your studies: onSET

DUO: High quality online based complete German course (subject to charge): Information in various languages

Recommended apps: Ankommen  and Lern Deutsch – Die Stadt der Wörter

Deutsche Welle: First Steps in German

Goethe Institute: Free basic online offers and apps

Diakonie/ Goethe Institute: App German for Refugees

VHS: “Ich will Deutsch lernen” (I want to learn German)

Alumniportal: German courses for higher levels

Video course in Arabic language  درس فيديو في اللغة العربية

6 Weeks online pronounciation course for Syrian learners of German (free), starting on February 1st, 2016

Seagull: Online Tandem System for learning languages (by Greifswald University)


Preparation for studying in Germany

TestAs: Test your ability to study in Germany (in German or English language)

MOOC: Ready for Study: The course is offered for refugees interested in studying in Germany. Learn about the German system of higher education, improve your language skills and acquire an extensive set of competencies to prepare for your studies in Germany (in German language)

“Handwerkszeug studieren” open study preparation course by HAWK (and other courses)

University of Applied Sciences Lübeck: Online courses in various academic subjects