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Studying without Abitur

Studying without Abitur

If you are interested in studying at Leibniz Universität but do not have the Abitur, you should find out about alternative paths to studying: in Lower Saxony there are many other ways of embarking on a university degree. The rules are laid down in the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (German Language only) Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz (NHG) (§18 NHG):

  • With the Fachhochschulreife (certificate of aptitude for specific and short-course higher education) you may also study at universities, if your chosen course builds on the specialisation you have successfully completed.
  • Regular vocational further education with at least 400 units of instruction (Meister/in (Master Craftsman); Techniker/in (Technician); Betriebswirt/in (Business Economist) etc.) is an entrance qualification for all subjects.
  • Completed vocational training of three years minimum and at least three years of work experience in your profession enable you to register for subject-specific courses.
  • If you can produce evidence of five years of professional activity or at least two years of vocational training and subsequently two years of relevant professional activity, you can also be admitted to a subject-specific university entrance exam (Immaturenprüfung, Z-Prüfung).

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30167 Hannover
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