Study Optometry in Germany: 3 Universities with 3 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Optometrists are health care professionals trained and equipped to provide comprehensive primary eye care to those in need. It is a specialized profession that stems from medicine and business administration, which involves examining the eyes and related structures for defects or abnormalities and then prescribing corrective measures.

Overview

masters
3

Study Programs in English

universities
3

Universities

ranking
2

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 6,498 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 31 and January 15

Summer Semester

between May 31 and September 21

View all 3 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Optometry

#201-250Times Higher Education Ranking
Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University

No. of Students: approx. 17,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #344, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #401-500

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Optometry in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
66.7% local admission restriction (local NC)
33.3% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

66.7% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
33.3% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

80 (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

6 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

80 (1 program )

Maximum:

80 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

66.7%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

33.3%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Optometry

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Aalen University

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 5,700

Program Fees: € 4,998 - € 6,498

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Paderborn University

public University · No. of Students: 19,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)