Why Essex?

With students from over 140 different countries, Essex is the world in one place. We're top 20 for the most international student community in the THE World University Rankings 2018. 

Visits to your country


18 September 2018 - SRT Fair, Frankfurt

19 September 2018 - SRT Fair, Dresden

20 September 2018 - SRT Fair, Leipzig

20 September 2018 - SRT Fair, Cologne

24 September 2018 - International College Days Fair, Dusseldorf

25 September 2018 - International College Days Fair, Munich

26 September 2018 - International College Days Fair, Hamburg

27 September 2018 - International College Days Fair, Berlin

Entry requirements


Most of our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses will consider 2.5 from Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur). 
The majority of our Postgraduate Taught Masters will consider applicants with 3 or above from Bachelor degree.
Some courses have higher entry requirements as well as other admissions criteria. Please see individual courses for more information or email our admissions team admit@essex.ac.uk
We also have a range of Foundation Programmes available if you do not meet these grades. Please visit our Pathways Department for details about our undergraduate degrees with a foundation year and the University of Essex International College for other undergraduate and postgraduate pathways.


Scholarships and funding

Please visit our Fees and Funding pages for information about additional funding opportunities.

Postgraduate and undergraduate students who are resident in Germany and come to study at Essex may be eligible to apply for BAföG financial support (to be confirmed for 2019 entry).

Get in touch
Katerina Kanlis Germany country contact
Telephone: +44 (0) 1206 874828