A specific type of degree for particular courses of study.
A specific type of degree in Germany for the following courses of study:
- veterinary medicine
- food chemistry
These courses grant access to jobs regulated by the German state, such as medical doctor, pharmacist, lawyer or teacher.
The former teaching degree courses are increasingly being replaced by bachelor and master’s courses. This is meant to create a unified European system.
Staatsexamen courses are considered to be undergraduate studies.
See also: undergraduate studies