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Why should you choose Germany...

Germany is the fourth strongest economy in the world, as well as the fourth most popular destination among international students in the recent years. Students from around the world enroll at German universities as German degrees are known for the quality in studies and student experiences. German university degrees are highly respected by employers around the worldwide. Germany is also an attractive place to study.

University courses are frequently revised in-order to keep up with the everchanging know-how and requirements of the society and the world. Students are provided with opportunities to learn hand in hand with the changes and utilize latest technology and research to prepare them to be industry-ready after graduation

Some of the reasons that make German university studies stand out entirely on its own are due to the following reasons.

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Why study in GERMANY
WHAT MAKES GERMANY UNIQUE FOR STUDIES ?
The German-speaking population has been an inseparable part of the world’s greatest creations in both arts and sciences; thus almost every academic discipline has a long and outstanding tradition of success stories, in Germany and beyond. Add this to that the fact that as of October of year 2012 Germany abolished all tuition fees for national and international students alike, offering free internationally recognized degrees for every prospective student. There you have it: the ideal study abroad destination.
However, the lack of tuition fees is just one of many benefits of studying in Germany. Let’s go through all the advantages Germany has to offer to international students…
  • No tuition fees at public universities in Germany
  • 400+ top ranking universities to choose from, wide range of subjects
  • State of the art education, faculty and infrastructure
  • Internationally recognized degrees; in demand all over the world
  • Practical-oriented studies which is fast track to great careers
  • Opportunities to stay-back and work in Germany
Excellence in Teaching& Reasearch
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German universities offer excellent teaching and research opportunities, making the universities ranking among the best in the world. You will not only earn an internationally renowned degree, but also make sure that the gap between the current advancement in the field and the education you received have no gap, which in turn giving you strong prospects  in the global labor market if you decide not to pursue career in Germany.

Germany provides all the opportunities for these experiences with an added benefit for much more positive educational atmosphere.  Since 2005 the federal government of Germany has invested a lot of money in strengthening Germany position as an academic hub providing you more opportunities to develop your intellectual abilities and personal skills

Huge array of studyPrograms
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The range of selection of courses offered at German universities is enormous and are  multidisciplinary allowing  you to choose an area of study you are passionate about and specialize in it  You can then select your course from several different fields, such as Agricultural and Forest Sciences – Arts, Music, Design – Economic Sciences and Law – Engineering Sciences – Humanities and Social Sciences – Language and Cultural Studies – Mathematics and Natural Sciences – Medicine and Health Sciences or Teaching Degrees.. German universities are offering more than 20,000 programs by 2019-2020

You can explore the endless study opportunities and diversity in specialization Germany has to offer!

Practice oriented studies
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The distinguishing feature of universities of applied science in Germany is their strong emphasis on practical work and application. German universities provide state-of-the-art academic programmes, that are in-demand and follow practice-oriented study. Universities co-operate with several companies and organizations so that the study programmes can combine theory and practice. This allows the student to understand the field in perspective to the real-life applications by bridging the gap in theory and practice, enabling the students to be industry ready when they graduate.

Public & Private Universities
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With 400+ state-accredited universities and some 20,000 degree programs, prospective students get a wide array of study programs to choose from many field of interest, subject and academic level for undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral studies in any economics, social, natural scientific, technical or fields of art and literature. Technical universities provide courses with more focus on scientifically oriented studies in multiple disciplines, whereas universities of applied science, art or music are rather practically oriented. Whilst public/state owned universities are tuition fee free, private universities charge tuition fees between 2,500 € and 10,000 € per semester and support students with international lecturers, guided exchange programs and hands-on projects etc.

No University Tuition Fee
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German public universities do not charge tuition fees from students at all, as they are mostly financed or considerably subsidized by the German government. However, when Bachelor programs are tuition-free, some master’s programs can be charged with tuition fees. In the case if a university charge tuition fees, they are likely to be well below average compared to other European study destinations. This depends on the state, the university or on the type of university you plan to study at. All students in public universities pay a basic fee per semester typically called a “semester ticket”, which allows the students to access all forms of public transportation approved by the network free of cost. It also typically offers discounts for instance in cinemas, parks and various shops. This helps the students to keep personal expenses low!

Become a global citizen
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Choosing to study abroad not only provide the opportunity to experience geography, museums and landmarks of your host nation, but also spending some time abroad helps to strengthen the student’s linguistic and intercultural skills, which will create a better future of them during their professional careers and personal growth. Studying in a different country than where you grew up creates an opportunity for you to discover yourself while adapt to diverse situations while being able to problem solve. Being in a new place all by yourself can be overwhelming at times, and but it will help you grow with more effective personal strengths

Life in the country
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Deutschland or Germany in comparison with other countries, is a safe country to live in. Germany has much to offer for its residents than just free education. Being one of the most economically stable country, the standard of living in Germany is better than most country. It not only means cleaner cities and protected life, but also better lifestyle.  Regardless of if you are at the cities or at a countryside, or if it is day or night, you can move around freely without much botheration. Germany also offers an economically and politically stable environment, which makes it an ideal place for you to life even beyond studies.

German Government Support

GERMAN GOVERNMENT supports foreign students in many ways:
  • State-of-the art University education at NO FEES/NOMINAL FEES
  • Opportunities for additional SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Permission to work PART-TIME while studying
  • Permission to search for a job after studies with 18-MONTH STAYBACK VISA
  • WORK PERMIT upon getting a job offer
  • EXCITING CAREERS opportunities for international students and researchers

German University Support

Across 400+ universities in Germany, international students have more are 21,000 course choice
  • You will study for a BEST-IN-CLASS degree that is recognized around the world!
  • You will have DIVERSE range of course options
  • You get to study in state-of-the-art study facilities and FUTURE-FORWARD curricula
  • You will pay very low tuition fees; and most of the time NONE at all!
  • You will enjoy high standard of living in Germany, yet the most AFFORDABLE in Europe!
  • You will live in the society which is very OPEN-MINDED and international-student friendly!

General requirements

University entrance qualifications, language skills, visas – Take a look at the general requirements for studying in Germany

Admissions to German Universities

UNDERGRADUATE

To study at a German university, you will have to meet the eligibility criteria and other requirements. The criteria for admission differs from course to course. First and foremost criteria is that your existing education should be recognized in Germany. Based on the recognition status, the scores you acquired in the final exams, etc. one can get admitted to the university directly or if the admission criteria are not met, one can get admission via indirect pathway wherein compensatory extra studies/activities are to be met. There are several pathways to get admission to a German higher education institution

Language proficiency

GERMAN LANGUAGE

For degree programs being taught in German, knowledge of German language is a prerequisite for attending classes at the university. German language proficiency expected for starting university studies is C1 level (equivalent to IELTS band 7-8)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Knowledge of German language is not mandatory if you intend on enrolling in a university program that is being taught in English. Evidence of knowledge of English can be provided as , e.g., valid TOEFL iBT® test result of at least 83 points (Internet-based) or paper-based test (PBT): 605; IELTS 6.0, etc
Alternatively you can prove your English language proficiency with a degree from a program that was conducted in English by submitting your transcript of records or your degree certificate as evidence, if the university accepts

Proof of financial resources

For getting visa to study in Germany you will have to prove that you have enough money to support yourself while you are in Germany, regardless of your/your family’s financial background. There are several options for this including sponsorship from institution, or scholarship or financial backing of a sponsor from Germany. But the most effective is having a bank account deposit for the student with ~10,300 euros at their disposal for one year.

Health insurance

Health insurance is another mandatory requirement if you are planning to study in Germany. It is essential to prove that you have a health insurance when you apply for visa, enrol for studies and when you are applying for a residence permit to continue your stay in Germany.

When the students are not eligible for public health insurance, they are required to have incoming health insurance, example., students attending language courses or foundation course are required to have incoming health insurance which can cost about ~400 euros per annum.

While the students are attending university studies, they are eligible for public insurance which is comparatively less expensive, ~100-200 euros per annum

Visa

If you hold a non-European passport and usually requires a visa to travel to Germany or Europe in general, you will definitly need “an entry visa to Germany” to travel to Germany to start with the studies at institution formally. Depending on how long you planning to stay in Germany for your studies, nature of your studies and the admission documents you have, there are several sub-categories for student visas.

With the entry permit for studies in Germany, one is expected to apply for residence permit from the foreigners office by submitting the required documents such a proof of residence in Germany, admission letter, health insurance, and enrolment letter from the institution where you study