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Ramstein Education Center
Ramstein Germany 66877
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
If you’ve ever considered taking your education a step further, you should look to your installation for more information and assistance. They can help you decide if receiving an advanced degree is right for you, tell you which local colleges and classes are offered and find out if you’re eligible for tuition assistance. The Voluntary Education Center, or Installation Education Center, is available to help you put together a plan to advance your education.
Military spouses can also choose to engage with an education and career coach through the DoD’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, or SECO. These coaches can assist them in exploring multiple tools, resources and information to reach their educational goals. To contact a career coach call 800-342-9647 or visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil.
Adult Continuing Education (ACE) offers non-credit courses for self-improvement, enjoyment, and refreshment. Most classes are offered on an 8-week term, special interest classes and computer classes are more flexible. Classes are offered at Ramstein Community Center. Subjects include conversational German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, American Sign Language (ASL) and several others although the specific classes offered are based on instructor availability. For more information contact the Ramstein Community Center at 314-48-6600 or 011-49-6371-47-6600.
Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) & College Placement Skills Training (CPST)-These resources build your academic skills for military and college success. These are fully funded by the DoD for active duty, selected reserve military members, DoD civilians, and their family members. These comprehensive academic skills courses prepare you for military exams and college placement exams. It is available free at petersons.com/DANTES.
Ramstein has the reputation of being the place to be in Europe for those interested in completing a college or university program. The Ramstein Education Center operates the largest military education program in Europe making degree completion realistic during your tour in Germany. Services include tuition assistance, Community College of the Air Force, PME, GI Bill, civilian school options, financial aid opportunities, and more.
Services include but are not limited to tuition assistance, Community College of the Air Force, PME, GI Bill, civilian schooling options, financial aid opportunities, college-level testing services, non-credit study courses, education and career counseling, and Air Force Tuition Assistance for service members.
There are two universities that offer over 60 different certificates, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. Courses are offered days, evenings, and weekends. Methods of study include distance learning. Please contact the Education Center with any questions you have about higher learning.
There are two regionally accredited schools on base, which include:
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Europe offers traditional and distance learning courses toward certificates, associates, bachelor and master's degrees. Areas of study include Accounting, ,Business Administration, Business and Management, Business Law and Public Policy, Communication Studies, Computer and Information Science, Computer Studies, Computing, Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Digital Media and Web Technology, English, Foreign Language Area Studies (Arabic, German, Italian, Spanish), General Studies, History, Human Resource Management, Humanities, Information Systems Management, Management Studies, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology,Secondary Teacher Education, Social Science, Sociology, Women's Studies, and a minor in Biology.
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Europe also offers graduate degrees and graduate-level certificates from Bowie State University (BSU) and UMUC. Students can choose from the following programs: Masters Business Administration (MBA), Cybersecurity, Information Technology (MSIT), Management-Criminal Justice, Management-Homeland security, and Masters in Social Work.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) offers an Associate of Science degree in Aeronautics, Aviation Maintenance, Technical Management Aviation Security, Aviation Business Administration, and Aviation Maintenance Technology. ERAU also offers graduate-level degrees in Aeronautical Science, Unmanned Systems, and Human Factors. ERAU holds weekend, weekly, and online courses as well