Services and Fees

The German International College offers the following services:


  • furnished single rooms
  • free WiFi in the dorm
  • free use of kitchen and kitchen appliances
  • free use of washing machines and driers

Social Support

  • assistance by examined social coordinators
  • 24/7 availability

Intensive Language Training

  • placement test
  • up to 1,200 intensive German lessons
  • examined (and doctoral) German teachers
  • exam preparation

Content-related Subject Teaching

  • up to 500 lessons in Maths and Physics or Economics
  • TestAS training
  • exam preparation


  • support with visa application
  • insurance package (health, accident and liability)
  • airport pickup
  • free puplic transportation throughout North Rhine Westphalia
  • multiday trip within Europe
  • books and exam fees
  • fees for residence permit
  • assistance in dealing with authorities

The journey to the campus and meals are not included in the programmes fees.

Students of the German International College do not have to create a blocked account for the visa application: the programme sponsor provides proof of the student’s liquidity concerning the visa obtainment.

The standard fee for students of the German International College programme amounts to €21,300 and includes all services listed above. A special fee may be granted exclusively for the 2019 intake: applicants have the chance of joining the program for €17,700.

If desired, the placement in internships can be added as an optional service.

Upon request, SETI would be happy to inform you regarding scholarship opportunities.