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Study Preparation Brandenburg - Set-up and objectives



Structure

Study Preparation Brandenburg begins each year in the winter semester and ends in the following summer semester. There are teaching and learning offerings in German as a foreign language and two foundation modules.

To acquire basic knowledge and skills in specific fields of study, the following foundation modules are to be attended:

Fields of Study Foundation Module 1 Foundation Module 2
Humanities, Cultural Studies, Social Sciences Humanities and Social Sciences Economics and Business Studies
Mathematics/Computer Sciences/Natural Sciences Mathematics for STEM subjects Physics and Computer Sciences (for future students of Computer Sciences)
Economics and Business Studies Economics and Business Studies Mathematics for Economics and Business Studies
Engineering* Mathematics for STEM subjects* or Economics and Business Studies Physics and Computer Sciences (for future students of Computer Sciences) or Mathematics for Economics and Business Studies*
Music (teacher education) Humanities and Social Sciences Economics and Business Studies
Sports Humanities and Social Sciences Economics and Business Studies

* The “Mathematics for STEM subjects” foundation module cannot be combined with the “Mathematics for Economics and Business Studies” foundation module .


The classes are for ca. 28 hours/week and take place from 8:00 to 16:00, at the latest.

The graphic below shows the sequence of Study Preparation Brandenburg.

Image: C. Marx

Objectives

  • Preparing for the university entrance examination
  • development of German skills and subject competences for successful university studies,
  • preparation for university studies in terms of specialist language, scientific methodology, and intercultural skills
  • support in study preparation with individual advice on learning