Access to higher education for gifted people without university entrance qualification

The purpose of this examination is to provide excellently gifted applicants with a special qualification for a particular subject area with access to higher education by acquiring the universally recognised general university entrance qualification. Applicants are expected to have a very good qualification for a scientific subject as well as study-relevant knowledge and skills as well as a diverse general education. The gifted examination is not a second-education institution that leads to the Abitur through a school course. Preparation for the examination is private.

CURRICULUM with detailed information on the previous course of education, the professional activity carried out, scientific employment and the desired professional goal all school leaving certificates Evidence of vocational training and professional benefits Information on the chosen scientific field, the focus areas in the individual subjects and the intended study two expert opinions on the competence, performance and level of education, especially in the chosen subject area the assurance that you have not taken any of the following exams and have not asked for admission to them: ordinary Abitur examination Abitur examination for non-school students Examination for admission to higher education without a certificate of maturity Examination for the acquisition of the university entrance qualification a passport picture Proof of German nationality Note: All certificates must be presented in an officially certified copy. The competent authority may also request the presentation of the originals.

Forms: informal application Online procedure possible: partially Written form required: yes Personal appearance necessary: no

Main residence in Brandenburg Minimum age: 25 years at least five years of professional activity after completion of vocational training or at least seven years of professional activity after an early final examination of vocational training The management of a family household is treated as an equal to other professional activities. This applies to households with at least three people or in exceptional cases with at least one person in need of education or care. special aptitude and adequate, diverse education You must prove this by documents or possibly in a preliminary interview. You may not participate in the following cases: They have already tried unsuccessfully to obtain a general or subject-specific university entrance qualification or university entrance qualification. They have a subject-specific university entrance qualification and have the opportunity to take a supplementary examination in order to obtain the general university entrance qualification.
You must submit an informal written application for admission for examination. The written examination includes: a scientific field chosen by you German Mathematics or a foreign language (English, French, Latin) The processing time is between 240 and a maximum of 300 minutes. After passing the written part, the oral examination takes place as an individual examination. It covers: the chosen scientific field, Mathematics, if a foreign language has been tested in writing, or a foreign language, if mathematics has been tested in writing and to a subject from subject group 1 (physics, chemistry, biology) or to a subject from subject group 2 (history, geography). The subject group is defined with the approval. The candidates choose the examination subject from the subject group. The oral examination usually lasts one and a half to two hours. The examination time is evenly distributed among the individual subjects. To pass the exam, you must score at least five points in each subject, both in the written and oral parts of the exam. After passing the exam, you will receive the general university entrance qualification.

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