New opportunity for students in Germany as SRH and Navitas sign partnership

14th Sep, 2023   Feature story:

International Students looking to study in Germany, one of Europe’s most popular study destinations, now have more options available to them as Navitas announces a new 5-year partnership with SRH Universities Germany.

Navitas will launch SRH International College based at SRH University Heidelberg campus and will work with SRH to attract a greater number and diversity of international students who want to study in Germany in a safe and supportive campus environment. The college will offer pathway programmes including Foundation and Pre-Master’s, with automatic progression to a wide range of SRH university degrees and campus network including multiple SRH campuses (Berlin, Hamburg and more).

SRH is passionate about supporting students on their learning journey and maximising their employment potential. It offers a unique CORE principle teaching model where students work on practical tasks in small teams over 5-weeks blocks, with continuous feedback and support.

Speaking at the contract signing Paul Lovegrove, Navitas Universities Partnerships Europe CEO & Global Chief Operating Officer said:

“We are delighted to be partnering with SRH Universities Germany and the immense opportunity that this brings for our international students.

German university degrees are highly respected by employers around the world, and SRH provides the perfect, supportive learning environment in which students can develop their skills and prepare for their chosen career. I am confident that students joining SRH International College will enjoy a positive and rewarding experience.”

Professor Dr Markus Breuer, Vice President of SRH University Heidelberg: “The partnership with Navitas marks a new chapter in the internationalisation of SRH Universities Germany. It offers us the possibility of attracting a greater number and diversity of students from around the world who want to access degree programmes which stand for excellence in Higher Education.”

SRH International College will be based in the heart of the SRH University Heidelberg campus. Students will enjoy access to green spaces, modern learning and sports facilities, and modern accommodation.

SRH International College is planning to welcome its first international students in October 2024.


For further information contact:

Patricia Tweed
Communications Manager
Navitas UPE
Navitas Limited
Tel: +44 7814 477940

Adrian Thoeny
Managing Director
SRH University Heidelberg

About SRH University Heidelberg
As one of the oldest and largest private universities in Germany, SRH University Heidelberg offers around 40 innovative courses of study in the fields of computer science, media and design, business, engineering and architecture, social science, law and therapeutic sciences and psychology. The university includes six schools as well as the Heidelberg Academy for Psychotherapy (HAP), the Institute for scientific further education and Human Resources Development (IWP), the university's own Research Institute, and the Institute for Entrepreneurship. SRH University Heidelberg epitomizes innovative education: For its unique study model, the “CORE principle” (Competence-Oriented Research and Education), it was awarded the Genius Loci Award for Teaching Excellence in 2018 for the promotion of education, science and innovation by the Stifterverband and the Volkswagen Stiftung.

More than 3,400 students prepare for their professional careers at the Heidelberg campus. The SRH University Heidelberg is state recognized and was accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities. It is part of a strong network of eight SRH universities in Berlin, Dresden, Fürth, Gera, Hamm, Heidelberg, Riedlingen and in Paraguay, as well as the EBS University for Economy and Law in Wiesbaden/Oestrich-Winkel. SRH Higher Education GmbH is the sole shareholder.

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