Iran

Notes on documents

If you have a four-year secondary school diploma from Iran, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • The final certificate of your four-year secondary school diploma including an overview of subjects and grades
  • Proof of successful completion of the university entrance exam, in the form of one of the following:
    • The certificate issued by the National Organization of Educational Testing “Sanjesh”
      Or
    • Your certificate from the interuniversity entrance exam (formerly “green code card”)

These certificates qualify you to attend the Studienkolleg (preparatory course) in Germany.
We cannot accept the entrance exam of Islamic Azad Universities.

If you completed a three-year secondary school and a “pre-university course” (pish daneshgahi) in or prior to 2010, then you will need to submit the following documents:

  • Your final certificate of your three-year secondary school diploma including an overview of subjects and grades
  • Your final certificate from the “pre-university course” (pish daneshgahi), completed no later than 2010
  • Proof of successful completion of the university entrance exam, in the form of one of the following:
    • The certificate issued by the National Organization of Educational Testing “Sanjesh”
      Or
    • the candidate’s final certificate for the interuniversity entrance exam (formerly “green code card”)

These certificates qualify you to attend the Studienkolleg (preparatory course) in Germany.
We cannot accept the entrance exam of Islamic Azad Universities.

If you completed a three-year secondary school and a “pre-university course” (pish daneshgahi) in 2011 or later, then you will need to submit the following documents:

  • The final certificate of your three-year secondary school diploma, including an overview of subjects and grades (Your final grade must be no less than 15)
  • The final certificate from the “pre-university course” (pish daneshgahi), completed in 2011 or later

These certificates qualify you to attend the Studienkolleg (preparatory course) in Germany.

If you attained a Kardani degree, you will need to submit the following documents:

This level of education qualifies you to take up studies for a bachelor’s degree in Germany. You may select subjects from the field in which you have already completed studies. Attending a master’s course is not possible.

If you have not completed a pre-university course, did not attain the minimum grade of 15 in your secondary school certificate (pre-university course from 2011), or have not taken a university entrance exam (pre-university course before 2011), you may use your Kardani diploma to attend the Studienkolleg (preparatory course).

If you previously studied at an accredited university, but did not complete your studies, you will need to submit the following documents:

Years of study at an Islamic Azad University are recognised only if they were completed from 2014 onwards.

If you have successfully studied for at least a year, you may take up studies within the same subject area immediately.

If you completed a bachelor course (Karshenasi) at an Islamic Azad University in or before 2013, you will need to submit the following documents:

This level of education qualifies you to take up studies for a bachelor’s degree in Germany. You may select subjects from the field in which you have already completed studies. Attending a master’s course is possible.

Find further information on documents in the section assemble your documents.