WHAT IS STK?
Studienkolleg is a course prevalent in three German Speaking Countries – Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This course is actually for those students whose graduation certificate is not equivalent to the Abitur – The High School Level. This course is basically a preparatory course for higher studies in Universities. Studienkolleg in Germany and Studienkolleg in India are slowly and steadily emerging. Here we are majorly talking STK from the perspective of Germany. STK was majorly offered by German University where students have to live in Germany and prepare for the eligibility of university courses there. However, it is happening first time in India that Studienkolleg is being offered by Study Feeds . Studienkolleg in India has a huge scope for growth and popularity. Along with this Studienkolleg in Germany helps the students to grasp the academics designed according to the university systems, in lesser duration of time.
Be it Studienkolleg in Germany or Studienkolleg in India, there are different STK courses available according to specific streams and students are given time to be well prepared in two-semesters.
Studienkolleg course is required for those students for whom schooling is not equivalent to high school graduation of Germany which requires 13 years of formal education, where as in India and many other countries, the schooling is of 12 years only. So, they need to pass certain exams to be eligible for applying in respective German Universities. For different streams, one can always find a unique Studienkolleg course which has particular motives like:
- Make the students thoroughly learn the German language as an academic language,
- Enhance each student’s individual strategies for learning,
- Help the students to adapt to the German academic culture,
- Make it easier for the students to blend with the German lifestyle and enjoy it too,
- Make the students secure passing grades in the respective subjects which are to be studied further
Different STK courses are available for different streams. They all aim to: