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Studienberechtigungsprüfung

English translation: university entrance examination

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German term or phrase:Studienberechtigungsprüfung
English translation:university entrance examination
Entered by: Andrea Lyman
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12:21 Dec 25, 2005
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Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
German term or phrase: Studienberechtigungsprüfung
This is an exam that you are required to take prior to commencing a degree program if you do not have a secondary school leaving certificate (Matura/Abitur).
Any ideas if there is a specific translation for the term?
Andrea Lyman
Local time: 00:21
university entrance examination
Explanation:
University Entrance Examination in the State of Lower Saxony (overview)

A potential student needs a University Entrance Examination in order to commence his studies. The University Entrance Examination can be acquired in various ways by school attendance or professional advancement; it enables the applicant to study at a scientific institution of higher education or at a university of applied sciences.
The following alternatives reflect the legal guidelines issued by the State of Lower Saxony.

http://www.uni-goettingen.de/show.php


DSH stands for "Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber" (German language university entrance exam for foreign students). DSH preparation is carried out within our Intensiv 8 course programme at the Goethe-Institutes in Dresden and Mannheim-Heidelberg. These Goethe-Institut specialise in preparatory courses for university studies.

http://www.goethe.de/ins/de/spr/pvk/dsh/enindex.htm

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The university entrance examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung) is a special route of university access allowing persons without a "Reifeprüfung" to take up university studies limited to a specialist field.

http://www.interedu.com/include.php3?file=mbbdaj00


And even in Austria (!)

Admission to a diploma programme is granted on the basis of an Austrian or equivalent foreign secondary school leaving certificate (Reifezeugnis), a certificate on a special university entrance examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung), or a certificate on a Berufsreifeprüfung.

http://www.en.fhv.at/fhv/int/ects/ds/educationsystem/
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Brie Vernier
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5University entrance examinationalexandratheres
4university entrance examination
Brie Vernier
3university access examination
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studienberechtigungsprüfung
university access examination


Explanation:
http://www.hseidensticker.de/ca.htm

That should be it.

Nicole Wulf
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Studienberechtigungsprüfung
University entrance examination


Explanation:
This is an examination to verify the skill level of students who have applied for a University without having graduated at the education level required for entrance to the University studies

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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Studienberechtigungsprüfung
university entrance examination


Explanation:
University Entrance Examination in the State of Lower Saxony (overview)

A potential student needs a University Entrance Examination in order to commence his studies. The University Entrance Examination can be acquired in various ways by school attendance or professional advancement; it enables the applicant to study at a scientific institution of higher education or at a university of applied sciences.
The following alternatives reflect the legal guidelines issued by the State of Lower Saxony.

http://www.uni-goettingen.de/show.php


DSH stands for "Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber" (German language university entrance exam for foreign students). DSH preparation is carried out within our Intensiv 8 course programme at the Goethe-Institutes in Dresden and Mannheim-Heidelberg. These Goethe-Institut specialise in preparatory courses for university studies.

http://www.goethe.de/ins/de/spr/pvk/dsh/enindex.htm

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Note added at 36 mins (2005-12-25 12:57:37 GMT)
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See also

The university entrance examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung) is a special route of university access allowing persons without a "Reifeprüfung" to take up university studies limited to a specialist field.

http://www.interedu.com/include.php3?file=mbbdaj00


And even in Austria (!)

Admission to a diploma programme is granted on the basis of an Austrian or equivalent foreign secondary school leaving certificate (Reifezeugnis), a certificate on a special university entrance examination (Studienberechtigungsprüfung), or a certificate on a Berufsreifeprüfung.

http://www.en.fhv.at/fhv/int/ects/ds/educationsystem/

Brie Vernier
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