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Europe, Russia and Central Asia : Germany


The Europe Team are really keen to connect with students interested in studying with at Warwick. These chats are informal and do not affect admission - they're simply an opportunity for you to learn more about Warwick, and about applying to and studying in the UK. Find out moreLink opens in a new window

The University of Warwick is pleased to welcome over 3,300 students from Europe, Russia and Central Asia each year. We currently have 209 students from Germany studying with us. All the information you need on making your application to Warwick can be found below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Entry Requirements
A summary of the Entry Requirements can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Warwick IFP: Complete the Hauptschulabschluss Leaving Certificate (including year 10) or the Extended Realschule Leaving Award with a final overall grade of 1/Sehr Gut

UndergraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically we require the Zeugnis der Allgemeine Hochschulreife Abitur with a minimum of 1.6 (ABB) to 1.2 (A*A* A) overall

PostgraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically we require a Fachhochschuldiplom/Diplom (FH), Bachelor, Erste Staatsprüfung or Zeugnis über den Zweiten Abschnitt der Ärztlichen Prüfungwith. The following equivalences would typically apply from a well-ranked public institution.

UK Equivalence Numerical Grade (out of 5.0) Numerical Grade (out of 4.0)
1st 1.0-1.59 1.0-1.9
2:1 1.6-2.59 2.0-2.4
2:2 2.6-3.4 2.5-3.1

For the Erstes Staatsexamen (First State Exam), we would typically require an overall grade of at least 7 out of 18, which is considered comparable to a UK 2:1.

English Requirements

You need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency to meet the entry requirements for Warwick. Please see more here.

Visa Information for Germany
For information on applying for a visa under the student route for courses over 6 months in duration, click to expand. The Immigration Service is here to help and support you during your application and studies at Warwick.

How do I apply for a Student Visa?

You can find more information about how to prepare for a Student Visa application, including how to complete the online application form, what documents to prepare, and what documents to submit here.

From 1 January 2021, if you have not previously been granted Settled or Pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you will be subject to immigration control in order to study in the UK

Please click on the following link and read the guidance provided: EEA Nationals | Brexit (

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

To check whether a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate is required and for a list of approved medical practitioners, please see the UK Government website.

Do the differentiation arrangements apply to me?

To find out whether the differentiation arrangements apply to you when applying for a student route visa, please visit see the Immigration Service website.

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance.

Further Guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see and contact the team via their Live Chat or contact form here.

Visits to your country

The University of Warwick typically visits Germany each year. Future visits will be advertised here when available.

We offer a range of scholarships for EU and International applicants. You can find a further information on those on our Scholarships website. All fees for Home/EU and International students are listed here You can also find information on living costs here.

Student Community

We have over 300 clubs and societies for you to get involved with and meet other students from your country and across the world. Societies include Academic, Activities & Games, Campaigning, Cultural, Film & Media, Food & Drink, Halls, Music, Performance, Religious & Belief and Welfare, Charity & Action. You can find the full list of clubs and societies here.

If you want to read more about Warwick, the application process and student life, direct from our students, please visit the links below.

Marlene JacobsenLink opens in a new window Jelka Denter Niklas Graf Von Schwerin Soeren Twietmeyer

Applying to Warwick

The University of Warwick does not have representation in Germany. You may find the Education UK global website useful for information on studying in the UK.

Apply for Undergraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window via UCAS or apply Direct for our International FoundationLink opens in a new window or Postgraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window.

Arriving at Warwick

For guidance on arriving at the University of Warwick, including information on Airport transfers, please view our Welcome to Warwick pages.

Contact the Europe Team

Questions about studying with us? Abby Hannan and Donna Corcoran are your dedicated contacts for Germany. They are happy to answer any queries or questions you may have. You can contact them on the information below, or feel free to join us on an upcoming Live Chat.

Tel: +44 (0)24 7657 2686 or Email:

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