Studienkolleg Düsseldorf W-Kurs

What is W-course?

W stands for Wirtschaft, meaning “economics” or “business” in German. The preparatory W-Course will prepare you for your German assessment test (Feststellungsprüfung, FSP), if you plan to study in the field of business studies or social sciences. 

Who needs the W-course?

In general, foreign students that have to apply for a Studienkolleg in Germany and intend to study, for example, business studies or social sciences at a German university. In the preparatory W-Course, you will be taking lessons in English, German, economics and mathematics.

What are the possible degree courses that I can study after having finished the course and passed the FSP test?

The field of business and economics offers you a variety of possible degree courses in Germany. After successfully completing the preparatory W-Course and having passed the Feststellungsprüfung (FSP), you can choose between e.g.:

  • Business Studies
  • Business Informatics/Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Tourism Management
  • Law
  • Political Sciences and more

Why take the Preparatory W-Course at the Studienkolleg Düsseldorf?

Our team of lecturers is specialized in economics and every other subject that is taught within the course. None the less, they are highly familiar in preparing you just right for your Feststellungsprüfung by giving you all the information and advice you need to pass the FSP exam that is not necessarily subject-related.

Beside the regular classes, you have the option to participate in our FSP-Tutorials. They offer you even more information and help you might need to prepare yourself for the assessment exam.

The Studienkolleg Düsseldorf also features guest lectures from professors, lecturers and personalities to show you a glimpse of what might be waiting for you in the world of Business Studies and Economics. Therefore, we also conduct several trips to, for example, the stock market, to make you sense and learn application methods from business practice.

We constantly try to evaluate your learning progress with regular tests and progression control. Through our subject-specific trips and project work we try to loosen up the everyday teaching life and keep the balance between learning and enjoyment.


You can also rent a matching accommodation at Studienkolleg Düsseldorf. More information.

Written examinations German, Mathematics, Economics
Oral examination English
Course extent 2 Semester
Lesson 36 lessons per week
Course duration 38 weeks
Fee 5.620 € per year
Enrollment fee 495 €
Entrance requirement German B1/B2
German 18
Mathematics 6
Economics 6
English 6

Summer Semester 2024

Start 01.02.2024
End 31.01.2025

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Start 01.09.2024
End 31.08.2025