Masters in Germany
Whatever may be the type of degree – MS in Germany or any Masters in Germany (Engineering / Medical / Business / Arts / Music etc.) you’re interested in, you’re sure to find your study option in one of the German universities or colleges.
From specialisations like Nanotechnology to Media Engineering, Cartography to Climate System Sciences, Business management to economics, Pharmaceutical to Neuroscience, a variety of master courses are offered by German universities that you would be spoilt for choice. It’s generally not very difficult to find your ideal Master’s programme and specialise in a niche in this ever-evolving field
Pathway to your Master’s Studies in Germany
Masters Courses in Germany
The higher education institutions/ Universities in Germany adores an admirable reputation worldwide as the German system of study and research offer significant instincts for innovation and development. This strong European economy subsidies higher education and a significant number of courses are now taught in English which has eventually transformed Germany as one of the top postgraduate study destinations.
See some of the post graduate study options in Germany which come under various fields:
|Engineering/Technology Courses||Medical & Science Courses||Business & Economics Courses||Arts & Music Courses|
|MSc. Artificial Intelligence & Data Science||MSc. International Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics||MBA in Big Data Management||MA Music Therapy|
|MSc. Landscape ecology and Nature conservation||MSc. Bioanalytical chemistry and pharmaceutical analysis||MA International Sports and Event Management||MA Sustainability in Fashion and Creative Industries|
|Mechanical Engineering||MSc. Molecular Science – Spectroscopy and Simulation||MA International Tourism & Event Management|
|Electrical Engineering||MSc. Translational Neuroscience||MSc Global Logistics|
|Biomedical Engineering||MSc. Integrative Neuroscience|
|Space Engineering||MSc. Developmental, Neural & Behavioural Biology|
|MSc. Business Intelligence and Analytics|
|MSc. Professional IT Business & Digitalization|
|MSc. Space Science and Technology – Sensing, Processing & Communication|
|MSc. High Performance Computing / Quantum Computing|
|MSc. Bio Fabrication|
Eligibility for Master studies in Germany
If you apply to a German University through EduGermany, our admission co-ordinators will help to check your qualifications and eligibility for Masters studies in Germany.
A suitable bachelor’s degree is the foremost requirement for admission to a Masters in Germany. This degree should be recognised by the German University you apply to.
Many courses will be satisfied with a recognised Bachelor’s degree. For some competitive programmes, universities may set additional entry requirements such as Secondary education Details, Interview and entry test for prospect students.
A large number of Masters degrees taught in English are more accessible to international students. However, students need to provide language test score (TOEFL/IELTS) for admission to English taught programs.
German programmes will normally require international applicants to pass required level of German language (C1 Level) and certified through examinations like the TestDaF, DSH etc.
English Programmes will not require proficiency in German. But as a student in Germany, you want to interact with people, do internships, travel through the country and make the best of your time there. So, learning German is a great advantage.
In Germany, every University or study programme has a set of criteria for admitting students. It is advisable to check the University website, and programme to find out the exact admission requirements.
A four-year Bachelor degree from countries like India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal etc are treated at par with a German bachelor degree and most universities accept application for masters provided student’s satisfy other criteria.
Students with three-year Bachelor degree, do contact with our admission coordinator before applying.
Tuition Fees, Funding and Living cost in Germany
Tuition Fees for Masters course
Most universities, colleges, and Engineering schools in Germany (especially the public universities) charge low or even no tuition fees to all international students worldwide. Some universities have a semester contribution of approx. 100 to 350 euros per semester for student benefits.
A few public universities may charge tuition fee for candidates who pursue their second masters or for some specific courses. It will be less than the amount charged by private universities.
Scholarships and Funding
German government also offers substantial financial support to cover student’s living costs on need-based or merit-based. Scholarships for international students are also available from DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).
The living cost in Germany is calculated to be approximately 861 euros per month (obviously depends on the living habits of the student). As a student in Germany, you have to pay for semester fee, living cost like food, clothing, rent, telephone, other stationaries etc. International students are permitted to work part time i.e., 120 full days or 240 half days in a year. This will help you to gain some extra money towards your living cost.
Masters in German universities
The higher education institutions in Germany are categorised as Universities (Universities of Technology – TU) and Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen – FH), Research Universities and College of Arts, Film and Music. Technical universities are research-oriented and offer a variety of subjects. These universities can award doctorate degrees.
Universities of Applied Sciences are practice-oriented and offer courses in engineering, business administration, social sciences and design. These have strong connections with industry and offer options like joint supervision of the professor and a company for a master thesis. They do not award doctorate degrees however these master degrees are eligible to apply for PhD at a University.
There are more than 250 universities in Germany offering master’s degree. Here are the examples of few universities in Germany.
FH Aachen – University of Applied Sciences
Humboldt University Berlin
Berlin School of Economics and Law
Deggendorf Institute of Technology
University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf
University of Freiburg
Technical University of Munich
For more details about the universities of your choice, please refer the DAAD website. https://www.daad.de/
Prospects of having a Master Degree from Germany
After the degree, you can stay in Germany for up to 18 months to look for a job. Job prospects for post graduates in Germany are good, but most positions will require you to speak German.
Once you find a job, the residence permit for the purpose of studying can be converted into a residence permit for taking gainful employment.
During the studies, students can get the opportunity to do internships with German companies, which open new outlook for professional career. After completing your master degree in Germany, you can choose to take up employment in Germany or any other country; or opt for further studies like PhD; or start your career as independent professional.
Master degree in Germany is an excellent platform for further studies at PhD level. Germany normally welcomes these students to stay in the country subject to the renewal of visa and / or residence permit. As the students have completed the masters in German University, they might have a good rapport with researchers or projects in their desired subject and also have developed strong German language skills.
Since the German economy is primarily driven by the manufacturing industry, Engineering careers are usually not hard to come by. In fact, since most German tech companies are involved in advanced and applied research, Germany will always need science, engineering and technology experts.
Masters – University Admission Service
EduGermany will evaluate and screen prospective students regarding academic ability, financial ability and other criteria and provide recommendations to students/parents for admission to the best suited Master’s Degree program or the program of their choice at the university. EduGermany offer packages which help students to successfully obtain admission from a German University, at least a conditional University admission letter is required to successfully apply for German student visa. These forms the first step towards your application to pursue your masters in Germany.
Our university admission services include:
- Up to 3 Master applications to different public universities in Germany are included in the consultancy charges.
- Fees for additional applications through application portals and universities might apply for students
- Selection of most suitable universities and degrees after counselling with our staff
- Conditional University admission and Non conditional University admission (after fulfilling all admission criteria with respect to the university guidelines)
- EduGermany has specialised staff who help students for visa applications, documentation and prepare students for the visa interview with these additional services:
- German Language Training from native tutors
- Document check (CV, letter of motivation)
- Opening of a German blocked account
- Health insurance
- Airport pick-up (Chargeable based on the Airport)
- Accommodation arrangements (only based on special request)
How to Start your Masters application with us?
Send a scanned copy of your documents to us (firstname.lastname@example.org) via email.
Application documents for Masters Studies in Germany / MS in Germany are given below:
- Secondary school leaving certificate (10th & 12th grade)
- University degree (Bachelor/Master) certificate
- Proof of successful studies (copies of list of subjects & grades (transcripts) for each semester studied in your home country completed at an accredited University)
- Proficiency in German (required for courses taught in German)
- Proficiency in English (TOEFL / IELTS – required for courses taught in English)
- Copy of your passport
- Curriculum vitae (CV)
- Letter of motivation
- Letter of recommendation
Once we received the documents, we will get back to you immediately for further processing.
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