System of education
On the following websites you will find detailed information on the German education system. This includes university education, post-secondary non-university education and access to higher education.
The Education System in the Federal Republic of Germany
German Education Server
Eduserver, the English language version of the German Education Server, provides access and background information regarding the German education system and its international context.
More information on study and research in Germany
Recognised higher education institutions
The Higher Education Compass is the database of the Association of Universities and other Higher Education Institutions in Germany (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz – HRK) providing information on recognised German institutions of higher education and the study courses they offer.
Quality Assurance in Higher Education
The German Accreditation Council is a joint institute of the Länder of the Federal Republic of Germany for the quality assurance of studying and teaching.
The website of the German Qualifications Framework (DQR) is a joint information portal of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs.