Aston is a friendly and diverse learning environment, home to a close-knit international campus community.
We have 2,500 international students from over 120 countries studying a wide range of subjects in our safe and friendly city centre campus.
Applications from German students are especially welcome.
As part of our commitment to recognising and rewarding excellence, students achieving top grades will be awarded a scholarship of £2,000.
Achieve grades of AAB (that’s 35 IB points) or higher to qualify.
See more here.
European students can apply for a postgraduate scholarship award of £2,000.
See more here.
The Future Leader / Entrepreneur Scholarship of £10,000 will be awarded to students who can demonstrate leadership / entrepreneurial qualities and experience to date in their career and how this will contribute to the Aston MBA programme.
Open to UK, EU and International students wishing to study the Full Time Aston MBA
The Aston Excellence scholarship of up to £6000 will be awarded to students who can demonstrate outstanding academic, professional and personal achievements along with the passion to become an ambassador for the Aston MBA.
Open to UK, EU and International students wishing to study the Full Time Aston MBA.
The Aston Excellence scholarship of £5000 will be awarded to students who can demonstrate outstanding academic, professional and personal achievements along with the passion to become an ambassador for the Aston MBA.
Open to UK, EU and International students wishing to study the Online Aston MBA.
Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees. See here for more information.
Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees.
Students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding. Information can be found here.
Aston University is proud to support the Chevening scholarship programme. Chevening scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. Chevening Awards are an important element in Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, who have already displayed outstanding leadership talents, to study in the UK. The objective of Chevening is to support foreign policy priorities and achieve FCO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers. See more information here.
We have many studentships and funded research opportunities available, including a scheme to launch 50 Prize Fellowships and Prize Studentships in celebration of our 50th year.
For more information see here.
German students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 101 German students studying at Aston University. Academic staff regularly visit Germany to work with our partner institutions, Europa-Universitat Viadrina Frankfurt, Universitat Regensburg, Universität Mannheim and many more to take part in international conferences.
A list of all of our partner institutions can be found here.
There is a very active German community on campus. There are also a number of societies which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Find out more about societies at Aston
Birmingham is a multi-cultural city and there is a strong German community. You'll find German restaurants, supermarkets, music, dance, an annual German Christmas market and more in the city.
Staff from the International Office visit Germany several times per year to take part in British Council Education UK Exhibitions and to visit schools and colleges..
Forthcoming dates and locations can be found here.
Aston University Alumni Ambassadors provide help and advice to students all over the world who are considering studying at Aston. They also offer help and a friendly face to any Aston alumni who may be re-locating. Feel free to email our Ambassadors if you have any questions about:
In order to find out how to contact one of our Ambassadors, please visit: http://www.astonalumni.org/alumni
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At undergraduate level the most popular courses with German students include: Business & Management , Economics & Management and Psychology - (Human Psychology)
Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.
At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with German students include: Business & Management (MSc), Public Policy in a European Context (MA) and Marketing Management (MSc).
Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.
You can also have a look to the list of external funding providers.
See our full list of our course fees.
Overall Abitur score of 1.4 with 13 in English Language
Programmes with specific subject requirements request a score of 13 out of 15 in the Abitur ie IBML
Overall Abitur score of 2.0 with 13 in English Language
Programmes with specific subject requirements request a score of 12 out of 15 in the Abitur ie Chemical Engineering
Biology/Biomedical Science: Overall Abitur score of 2.0 with 12 in Biology & 13 in English language
Psychology: Overall Abitur score of 2.0 with 13 in English Language
Pharmacy: Overall Abitur score of 1.5 with 13 in English & Chemistry and a second science from either Biology or Maths
Optometry: Overall Abitur score of 1.4 with 13 in English & Biology and a second science from either Maths or Physics
Overall Abitur score of 1.8 with 13 in English Language
English language requirements for undergraduate courses.
To be eligible for entry on to a postgraduate taught programme you should have a second class honours degree from a recognised German Higher Education institution.
If you are applying for finance, engineering or science based subjects, you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.
There are a number of conversion courses in the Business School which will accept students from any subject background.
English language requirements for taught postgraduate programmes.
You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a first class degree from a German university and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.
English language requirements for MBA.
In order to apply to a research degree programme, you should at least have a upper-second or first-class masters degree and a relevant English language qualification.
All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages.
English language requirements for postgraduate research programmes.