Subject studies ("Fachstudium")

The official term for studying a specific subject.

Subject studies refer to the actual academic course of study, such as a bachelor course or a master's course, and not any preparatory measures such as the Studienkolleg (preparatory course), preparatory German language courses or introductory courses.

See also: Studienkolleg (preparatory course), Preparatory German language course, Introductory courses