Safety and Hazard Defence
Bachelor of Science
First Cycle Programmes
Start of studies
The programme begins each winter semester.
Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 May via uni-assist e.V..
Standard period of study
The standard period of study is 7 semesters.
No restricted admission
common, consecutive Bachelor's and Master's program together with the Magdeburg Otto-von-Guericke University
The language of instruction is German.
The objective of the programme is to acquire thorough expertise and the ability to work in accordance with scientific methods, to master the varied demands of professional life in applied practice, research or teaching, and to deal effectively with the frequently changing tasks that arise in the working world.
Professional expertise is built in the fields of safety and hazard defence. Graduates possess specific knowledge pertaining to fire, disaster and civil protection, environmental protection, pollution control, cargo protection, explosion protection, safety management, occupational and industrial safety, post-fire investigations and risk analysis.
Degree course content
|Placement semester or basic training semester with the fire service in semester 6.|
A higher education entrance qualification is a general prerequisite for admittance to the programme of study. International applicants must provide proof of educational qualifications that permit study in Germany (school-leaving certificate, certificate of university attendance). The anabin database provides information about the validation of foreign educational qualifications.
In addition, applicants have to pass an aptitude test to get admission.
The language of instruction is German. Foreign applicants must prove they have adequate knowledge of German. Evidence of the necessary German language skills can be provided in the form of:
- Goethe Certificate C2
- DSD II
- DSH II
- TestDaF (minimun 16 total points & minimun level3 in the examination modules)
- TELC Deutsch C1 Hochschule
- evidence of having passed the entrance examination at a preparatory college
Applicants who are unable to fulfil the specified admission requirements may contact a preparatory college (‘Studienkolleg’). These specifically prepare foreign applicants for a course of study in Germany. Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences does not have its own preparatory college. The state-run preparatory college responsible for our institution is located at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Köthen.
An overview of all preparatory colleges in Germany can be found here.
In Magdeburg you can find a private preparatory college: Europäisches Studienkolleg der Wirtschaft (ESKW)
When should you apply and what should your application include? Learn more about our application procedures and deadlines.