Blog  >  All about private universities  >  Is a private university degree valid in Germany?

Is a private university degree valid in Germany?

Studies at a private university are usually recognised in Germany. There are a few things and steps that you should take into account so that you don't end up studying in vain because your studies are not recognised. You can find everything you need to know about this topic in this blog article.

What does it mean when private universities are state-accredited?

When private universities are accredited it means that:

- Bachelor's or Master's degrees may be awarded

- This degree is then equivalent to that of a German public higher education institution so they are formally recognised in exactly the same way as public universities

What else you should pay attention to when deciding for private universities in Germany

Not only the university, but also the study programme itself must be accredited in order to receive a state-recognised degree that is valid in Germany.


Before you start studying, you should make sure that this applies to your chosen university and your chosen study programme!

The following seals of approval give you the certainty that it is a reputable education and higher education institution:

- Foundation for international Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)

- "Akkreditierungs-, Certifizierungs- und Qualitätssicherung - Institut (ACQUIN)"


On Compounder, all universities are state-accredited. So if you are still looking for the best state-accredited, private university in Germany, start your search here!

Comments (0)

Bisher wurden noch keine Kommentare zu diesem Blogeintrag verfasst.

Please log into your account first, to write a comment.

We are doing magic here—this could take a while!