different types universities in germany
different types universities in germany

Previously, Germany had almost different higher educational system. Recent days they’re trying to setup their system more internationalized.

The traditional University is Called “Universitat “and they are mainly research based. Next one is University of Applied Science called “Hochschule “and they are more practical or implementing based. And last one is Colleges of art and music.  They are basically controlled by state or state-accredited institutions of higher education. Basically higher education institutions in Germany is financed by the state and therefore fall under its regulatory control. However, there are also higher education institutions run by the Protestant and Catholic Churches, and by private institutions that are officially recognized by the state. Most private higher education institutions are universities of applied sciences.

Universities in Germany

We already Mentioned Traditional Universities are strongly resource oriented so that they have more subject range to offer. They are the only higher educational institutions in Germany with the right to confer doctorates.

Some universities specialize in particular fields (e.g. Technology, art, or medicine). Universities in Germany also include a number of religious and philosophical-theological institutions, as well as colleges of education in Baden-Württemberg that provide teacher-training programs for the region.

Universities of applied sciences in Germany

They are more practical work and application oriented. Universities of applied sciences offer specific range of subjects than universities and are often focused on the fields of engineering, business and social sciences. In Germany, there are also around 30 universities of applied sciences for national and regional public authorities. These institutions provide training for careers in senior levels of the civil service and can only be attended by officials working in the public services.

Colleges of art and music in Germany

Colleges of art and music are higher education institutions of equivalent status to traditional universities. They provide an education in the visual arts, creative arts, performing arts, and musical subjects. In some cases, programs in these subjects are also offered by the corresponding departments or faculties of universities.






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