Bridges4Refugees is a preparatory course for refugees who want to study at the TU Braunschweig but do not yet have a sufficient knowledge of the German language. The focus of the programme is on learning the German language.

Bridge to studies 2020-2021 - Apply now!

NEW: Facebook group launched

The Bridges4Refugees team is now posting the latest news and events, tips for learning German and much more in the new Facebook group.

Together with other international students, you will take part in the Intensive Courses German as a Foreign Language offered by the Language Centre and prepare for the German Language Examination for University Admission (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang, DSH). Additionally, you can also attend your first lectures in mathematics. You will be assigned a German student as a tandem partner and get to know the TU Braunschweig and the German study system.

You can enter the programme at any level from A1 to B2. If you have successfully completed the DSH at the end of the programme, you can study at the TU Braunschweig or any other German university.

Key data

further dates according to announcement
Degree Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH)
Duration 3 months to 1 year, depending on the entry language level
Application deadline The Bridges4Refugees project has just been successfully extended until 31.12.2021. Until further notice, applications are continuously possible by e-mail.
Start of studies after passing the DSH in winter semester or summer semester
Entry requirements university entrance qualification entitling you to study in Germany | temporary residence permit or completed asylum procedure

Other Offers:


Project Coordinator “Bridges4Refugees” – Bridging Courses for Refugees
Adriana Siegel

 ☎  +49 531 391 4370




Office hours

Tue 10:30 - 11:30
Bültenweg 74/75, room 121, 1st OG
38106 Braunschweig


Current Changes

Online consultation hours

Due to the current situation, the consultation hour "Internatinale Studierende" takes place online.

The consultation hours are:

Mon 13:00 - 16:00

Wed 13:00 - 16:00

Thu 10:00 - 13:00

The links to the office hours can be found on the "Bachelor…


Project Management Bridges4Refugees
PD Dr. Andreas Hettiger, Dr. Almut Klepper-Pang