Are German university degrees recognized in the U.S.?

Are German univ degrees recognized in the US? or does it require to take any extra exams??

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  • rf186
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    It depends on exactly what it is that you want. It depends on many things like are you looking to work or go to school? If you plan on going to school, then you should check with that particular university because they vary greatly on this issue, if referring to the workforce, many employers look at foreign degrees suspiciously, especially ones that aren't from a well known international universities. But you may find it may be more a matter of your work experience and achievements that may add what you lack in degree credibility.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No. Germany university degrees are recognized in the U.S. However, you many still need to take an exam dependent on the type of employement or further education you which to do - Americans would have a similar exam as well to take.

    Good Luck!!!

  • 1 decade ago

    It depends on what you study. You'll find that any of the more regulated professions are not as easily recognized, such as medicine, architecture, law (impossible actually, that one), or accounting. But it is no problem whatsoever with things like art and design, literature, foreign languages, or even business. Just make sure that whatever you study in Germany ends with a Bachelor that is actually called that, or even a Master (and most German university degrees end with that, because they end with a thesis, as opposed to the US Bachelor; the Germans call that the "Diplom").

    Source(s): I've studied and worked in both countries.
  • 1 decade ago

    No.. actually all the European University Degrees are not recognized in US

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  • 1 decade ago

    You still have to pass the stateboard here.

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