You want to study in Germany and still need German language C1 and/or your university qualification exam („Feststellungsprüfung“)?

:prime is the foundation year for all state funded universites in Bremen and thereby the Bremen alternative to a „Studienkolleg“. You participate in German courses, broaden your knowledge with intercultural trainings and seminars on study techniques as well as learn for the exam as a student in your future degree program. This is the perfect combination for you to get prepared in starting your academic career at a Bremen university.

Currently :prime charges no tuition fees. You will only have to pay for the exam as well as your living expenses.

Choose your future degree program

Bremen offers guaranteed access to the selected programs in the area of Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Naval Architecture and many more. Find the list on

Application deadlines:

Apply until May 31, 2021 when your have at least reached the B1 certificate. When you have already achieved the C1 certificate, please apply until January 15, 2021.

Apply under:


  • School-leaving qualificatioin that entitles you to attend a „Studienkolleg“/foundation course
  • German skills with at least German B1 certificate
  • TestAS with at least 190 points in total
    Please self-organize your TestAS exam. You’ll find detailed information on

For further questions please contact us under We are happy to guide you through the application process.

Pre-register now and apply for a full scholarship on Study in Bremen – experience Germany