Admission requirements

The required higher education entrance qualification is either an “Abitur” (general university entry qualification) or “Fachabitur” (specialist entry qualification for university of applied sciences).

If you have a different school leaving certificate, you can apply in accordance with Section 11 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz - BerlHG) subject to certain conditions (this applies e.g. for nurses, a requirement is 3 years of professional experience after completing training).

As an applicant with a Fach(Abitur), you also require a completed three-year vocational training programme in one of the state-accredited nursing or healthcare professions listed below for admission to study Healthcare and Nursing Management.

  • Nurse
  • Health nurs
  • Paediatric nurse
  • Geriatric nurse
  • Midwife
  • Remedial therapist (Heilerziehungspfleger/in)
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech therapist
  • Operations Technical Assistant (OTA)
  • Emergency paramedic
  • Medical specialist assistant

If you only have two years of training in healthcare/nursing, at least one year of professional experience in the respective profession is additionally required.

The language of instruction is German. German proficiency is required. For all formulars and further information about the application requirements and deadlines, please switch to the German website

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