Who needs a W-Course?

International applicants who need to attend a Studienkolleg in Germany and wish to study in the fields of Economics, Economics, or Social Sciences. The W-Courses provide the necessary preparation in the subjects of German, Mathematics, Economics, and English.

What can you study with the W-Course?

In the field of Economics and Social Sciences, upon successful completion of the W-Course and the Feststellungsprüfung, you have the option to study the following programs:

  • Economics
  • Business Informatics
  • Economics
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Tourism
  • Law
  • Political Science, and many more

Why participate in the W-Course at Studienkolleg Düsseldorf?

The W-Course at Studienkolleg Düsseldorf offers students a qualified team of teachers and lecturers. They specialize not only in teaching Mathematics, Economics, German, and English but also in preparing students for the FSP.

In addition to teaching the necessary subjects for an economic or social science degree, Studienkolleg Düsseldorf also offers FSP tutorials. These provide students with additional support and tips for successfully passing the Assessment Test.

Regular guest lectures from lecturers, professors, and professionals in the workforce provide students with practical insights into their future as economists and social scientists, whether in academia or in their careers.

In the field of Economics, you will engage in project work and, for example, visit the stock exchange to gain practical experience and application methods in economic areas.

To ensure your learning success, we conduct regular learning assessments and tests. We also strive for variety in the learning environment: Regular excursions and project work aim to maintain a balance between learning, achievement, and enjoyment in the classroom.

Are there additional support courses for the W-Course?

Yes, we offer supplementary preparatory courses in Mathematics for the W Course. Here, you receive individual assistance to prepare optimally for the W-Course and the subsequent FSP. Your success is our priority!

Questions about the W-Course

Is there an entrance exam for the W-Course?

No, there is no entrance exam at Studienkolleg Düsseldorf. Instead, we assess your final certificates, school grades, and German language proficiency to determine your qualification for Studienkolleg Düsseldorf. The required German language proficiency level for participation in the W-Course is B1.

Do I need an official B1 language certificate?

No, a participation certificate from a language school is sufficient for your application to Studienkolleg Düsseldorf.

For participation, at least B1 level of proficiency in German is required. After registration, you have the option to submit a participation certificate or a language certificate at this level.

The proof of German proficiency can be issued either by a participation certificate from a language school or an official language certificate such as telc, Goethe, TestDaf, DSH, or DSD.

Can I attend the W Course online?

Yes, we offer you the option to choose whether to attend the W-Course online or on-site in the first semester, allowing you to learn flexibly regardless of your location.

In the second semester, you must attend the W-Course on-site at Studienkolleg Düsseldorf because we conduct many exam simulations and exam training sessions on-site.

How do I get admission to the W Course?

  1. Submit documents via email: Send your application documents to You can find the list of required documents in the lower section of our website under the “Application” section.m
  2. Document review: The Studienkolleg team carefully reviews your submitted documents and promptly informs you of the results.
  3. Payment of tuition fees: After verifying your documents, Studienkolleg will send you an invoice for the tuition fees. Transfer the tuition fees to Studienkolleg to confirm your registration and receive admission to the W-Course.
  4. Receive admission confirmation from Studienkolleg Düsseldorf: You will receive an official confirmation via email once the tuition fees have been paid and you have been admitted to the W Course.

Note: Please be aware that we cannot guarantee a place if documents are submitted late due to our limited capacity.

Does Studienkolleg provide support for visa applications?

Yes, we offer comprehensive support for visa and other residency document applications. Our experienced advisors are available to assist you in making the process as smooth as possible and ensuring that all necessary documents are submitted correctly.

Still have unanswered questions?

Our free Studienkolleg consultation has all the answers for you! We take the time to advise you individually and without obligation.

Susanne Eckstein

Education Consultant

Application documents for the W-Course

Please fill out the application form below and prepare the following documents as digitized data at the same time:

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of your graduation certificate – original and German translation (if available)
  • Copy of your grade transcript – original and German translation (if available)
  • B1/B2 participation certificate / language certificate (if available)
  • Resume in German

Apply Now for the W Course!

We’re glad you’ve decided to attend the W-Course at Studienkolleg Düsseldorf. Before the semester begins, you have the opportunity to strengthen your knowledge through preparatory courses in German B1/B2, Mathematics, and Physics.

You can easily and quickly apply online for your Studienkolleg course. You have the option to upload the required application documents directly with your application. If you don’t have them on hand right now, don’t worry – you can still submit your application and provide the application documents later.

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