Apply until 15 October to start on 6 November 2023!
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THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Our application process consists of 5 steps
The first step consists of completing our online application form. It’s a straightforward biographical questionnaire, and you will also have the opportunity to upload a variety of required documents. This allows us to determine if you fulfil the formal criteria to study with us.
Everything You Need To Know Before Applying
General Application Guidelines
Familiarise yourself with the prerequisites and required documents before beginning the application process.
Students can start degree programmes throughout the year. Find out more about our application deadlines.
EDU programmes follow a trimester system lasting 14 weeks each. Learn more about the structure of the academic year.
Fees and Tuition
Information on our yearly tuition and additional costs to participate in our degree programmes.
For students requiring financial support, we have several financial aid options.
Code of Conduct
We have high ethical standards for our students, instructors, and ourselves as an Institution of Higher Education.
Ready to Apply to EDU?
Our Admissions Team is looking forward to receiving your application! Before you begin, there are a few things we need you to have.
PREREQUISITES & DOCUMENTATION
Once you have registered your application account you will need to follow the instructions in the portal and submit the following documents:
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR APPLICATION?
Not sure about your application or missing a document? Our Admissions Team is happy to help you and answer any questions you may have about your application.
Apply latest by 15 October to start on 6 November 2023.
HOW OUR APPLICATION ROUNDS WORK
At EDU, students can start their studies in our Spring, Autumn or Winter terms which means our applications are open throughout the year.
If you wish to start your studies in a specific term, we ask you to submit your application as early as possible. Our Admissions Team is happy to support you throughout your application.
Incomplete applications submitted too close to an application deadline will be processed in the following round.
EDU’s Bachelor of Medicine programme is offered full-time and takes three years (125 teaching weeks) to complete.
The academic year at EDU is structured around Learning Modules of 14 weeks each. Each module consists of two elements:
The first 10 weeks of a module represent the online learning phase during which students learn the theoretical bases of the module in question.
During the last week for the online module, students take one examination and travel to their clinical rotation hospital. This week is dedicated to preparation for the high stakes exam and travel and no new lessons are introduced!
The second part of each module, the clinical rotation in a teaching hospital, consists of four weeks of practical training.
Summer break lasts around 8 weeks from calendar weeks 26 to 37, and winter break consists of 2 weeks, taking place in the last and first week of the year.
EDU TUITION FEES
At EDU we offer students a quality private education with yearly tuition fees. We have various financial aid options available for students eligible for financial support.
For the current Academic Year our fees are €19,500 per year.
At EDU we have made a commitment to supporting talented and dedicated students who are passionate about studying medicine.
Therefore, a student’s ability to pay is not part of our admission decision. Instead we focus on the dedication, motivation and academic ability of our future students and support them with various financial aid options.
Tuition Fee per term: €6,500
Total Tuition Fee for the Academic Year: €19,500 (3 terms per year)
Fees include a €6,000 matriculation fee payable once a student is accepted to their chosen degree programme and the study contract has been signed. The remaining balance (€13.500) is due two weeks before the beginning of the student’s first term.
As well as your accommodation and living costs while you study, there are also additional costs incurred for any repeated modules. Information about this is available in the Tuition and Fees Regulations, 2020.
FINANCIAL AID AT EDU
As part of our commitment to ensuring the ability to pay does not restrict suitable students from pursuing a programme at EDU, we have developed various financial aid options to support eligible students throughout their studies.
EDU Medical has partnered with CHANCEN eG to provide students with a fair financial solution to cover their tuition fees at EDU. With an Income Share Agreement (ISA), students focus on their studies while enrolled into our medical degree programmes and let CHANCEN eG pay their fees. Following the successful completion of their studies, students start to pay back their tuition fees with income-based repayments over 8 years.
EDU Excellence Scholarship
The EDU Excellence Scholarship supports students who embody the values we seek to see in the next generation of medical practitioners and who are committed to contributing to the development of EDU as an institution.
This scholarship is granted for one year covering up to 50% of total tuition costs. Students can reapply after each academic year provided they maintain a grade average in final exams above 70% and contribute to the development of EDU as an institution.
The German Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG) enables young people up to the age of 45 who are resident in Germany to choose a study programme that best suits their skills and interests. BAföG funding is need-based and granted if the student’s own financial means or those of his or her parents or spouse or partner are insufficient for this purpose.
Students wishing to apply for such funding should contact Studierendenwerk Saarland, which is responsible for EDU’s programme.
Europe’s largest scholarship platform mystipendium.de uses a matching procedure to find the most suitable scholarships and forms of grants and loans for students. The mystipendium.de database comprises of more than 3,260 scholarships and funding programs with a total value of 610 million euros. In 2016 alone, 9,700 students picked up their studies supported by mystipendium.de who would otherwise not have been able to for financial reasons. The platform is co-financed by the European Commission and has already won several national and international prizes as a social start-up.
To find your suitable financial solution you can also go here.