Studienkolleg Köthen


Type: Public Minimum German requirement: T & W: B1; G: B2 and A2 in English
Courses offered: T-Course, W-Course, G-CourseTuition Fee: Free
Intake: Winter Semester & Summer SemesterAdmission difficulty: Easy
Location: Köthen, Saxony-AnhaltEntrance exam: Yes
City size: SmallInternal FSP: Yes

No Tuition FeeSelective admission process
A B1 German certificate is sufficient for the applicationM-Course and S-Course are not offered
Passing the final test (FSP) opens the doors to both universities and universities of applied sciences across all Germany
Application is possible twice a year

SemesterApplication deadlineEntrance exam datesSemester start date
Wintermid-Junemid-AugustLate August
Summermid-Novembermid-FebruaryLate February

Course type

Entrance exam subjects
T-Course (T-Kurs)German, Mathematics
W-Course (W-Kurs)German, Mathematics
G-Course (G-Kurs)German

Application guide

About Köthen

Köthen is a city in the eastern part of Germany, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. Leipzig/Halle Airport, located approximately 50 kilometers southeast of Köthen, is the closest international airport to Köthen. The airport connects to numerous locations in Europe and beyond, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Moscow and Vienna.

Monthly living costs: 700 – 900 €. That includes the cost of accommodation (350 – 550€), Food and groceries (150 – 250€), transportation (60 – 80€), and health insurance (100 – 120€).

Köthen is a small city of about 26,000 people and has a relatively small student population, with about 3,500 students enrolled in higher education programs. Compared to larger German cities, Köthen offers a more informal and small-town atmosphere for student life. While there may not be as many social and cultural options for students, a smaller community can encourage closer ties between students and staff and provide a more specialized educational experience. Overall, Köthen offers a beautiful and serene setting for students who want a quieter and more focused academic experience.

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