Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg has a distinctive profile with over 14000 students, over 18% of which are international. It aims to create a lean and sharply-defined structure with its main focus of expertise in the traditional areas of engineering, the natural sciences and medicine. It also views economics and management and the social sciences and humanities as essential disciplines for a modern university in the information age. MDWI Studienkolleg offers international students one-year preparation program for technical studies. The education is completely in German language. Prior knowledge of German language is not required. More information is available on www.ovgu.de www.mdwi.de.