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FAQ

When should I take the IELTS/TOEFL exams?
Students wishing to take the test after December 31 will face issues such as not being able to submit the scores prior to the application deadlinie for COMMAS. Therefore you should take the exams at least 2 months prior to the application deadline.

TOEFL has PBT, CBT, and IBT exams. Which one should I take and where can I find the minimum scores for all 3 types?
We accept all 3 types and minimum requirements are 550 for paper-based, 213 for computer-based, and 60 for internet-based.

Should I take GRE or GRE subject test?
GRE is not required for admission but it may have an added value during the selection process. If you wish to include your GRE score with your application, a photocopy will suffice. 

I have yet to graduated from University. Can I still apply?
Yes, you may. If you get selected, we will issue you a conditional letter of admission that allows you to enter the program. However, prior to registration you must provide all the required documentation.

Where should I send my letters of recommendation?
The recommendation letters should be uploaded in C@mpus online system along with your application.

Does COMMAS offer a part-time graduate program?
No COMMAS is designed to be a full-time graduate program. 

Is the German language course compulsory/Can I directly start the COMMAS program in October?
No, it is not compulsory but highly recommended. Yes, you may enter the program directly without attending the intensive course in September.

Do I have to send hard copies of my application documents to the Uni Stuttgart?
No, the online application in C@mpus is sufficient.