More than 105,000 students from all regions of Germany and the world are currently enrolled in Saxony's universities. Thanks to a huge range of over 1,000 courses of study - everyone is guaranteed to find the course that suits their personal interests and career aspirations.
Saxony is the ideal place for an enriching and inspiring study time - even away from the university campus. The scenic diversity with the picturesque Erz- and Elbsandsteingebirge mountains close to the university campuses as well as the varied cultural landscape of the Free State with over 400 museums open up a seemingly endless world of art, nature and history.
Saxon universities offer an excellent support program consisting of online preparation courses, mentoring programs and tutorials , to guide students successfully through their teaching. In addition, the universities and universities of applied sciences create an inspiring learning environment that promotes exchange with renowned researchers and experts.
Whether you have a practical bent and prefer technical subjects, want to live out your creative streak and love the arts, or harbor scientific curiosity and want to dive deeper into research and knowledge - in Saxony you will find the right university to start your career.
Scientific work and research are of central importance at Saxon universities. They offer the largest range of subjects of all types of universities. The prerequisite for studying at a university in the Free State is the general or subject-specific university entrance qualification.
Art and music colleges are equivalent to universities and offer a wide range of educational opportunities in the visual, creative and performing arts, as well as in musical disciplines. Even without a high school diploma (Abitur), it is possible to study there.
Their name suggests it - universities of applied sciences offer more practice-oriented teaching. Their range of subjects is smaller, but they often cooperate with practical companies. If someone wants to study at a university of applied sciences, they either need to have the Abitur, the Fachhochschulreife, or the subject-specific higher education entrance qualification.
The Saxony University of Cooperative Education establishes a close link between practice and theory at seven locations in Saxony. Students are optimally prepared for their careers by learning both in the company and at the Berufsakademie itself. The three-year training period is also remunerated on a monthly basis.
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The career prospects in the MINT sector are terrific. Germany is already looking for hundreds of thousands of skilled workers in these fields. The growing importance of digitization is also leading to increased demand for MINT-professions.
As a graduate, you have the opportunity to play a significant role in development and research on future-oriented topics. MINT-professions also offer high starting salaries, permanent contracts and rapid salary increases.
A MINT-degree opens up countless career opportunities for you. Depending on your field of study, exciting fields of work are open to you in industry (product development, research, quality assurance), the IT sector (software development, data analysis, cybersecurity) and the service industry (banking, insurance, consulting). University and private research institutes also offer interesting opportunities.
If you've always been fascinated by technical and scientific topics, projects and challenges, don't wait any longer! Especially in times of climate change, a MINT-degree will give you the skills to contribute to the groundbreaking innovations of the future and make a positive impact on our environment and society.