Study in Germany– Know all about studying in Germany
A renowned technology hub, Germany presents countless research and education opportunities to international students looking for high quality education with cost advantage. The country currently hosts more than 30,000 international students pursuing programmes like engineering, computer science, business administration, among others. Germany is one of the best destinations to pursue studies if you want a high quality education at an affordable cost.
Here, we have presented some of the major frequently asked questions by aspirants who want to pursue a degree from a German university.
Q: What are the top universities in Germany?
A: Germany does not only provide one of the most cost effective education in the world, it also tops the list of the most internationalized countries in the higher education arena.
Technische UniversitÃ¤t MÃ¼nchen
University of Munich
University of Bonn
Humboldt-UniversitÃ¤t zu Berlin
Freie UniversitÃ¤t Berlin
Eberhard Karls UniversitÃ¤t TÃ¼bingen
Q: How to get admission in a German university?
A: German universities offer both summer and winter intakes, depending on the programme and university. Winter semester begins in September/October, and summer semester in March/April. One should generally plan a year in advance. For the winter semester, the application window opens around March.
Application checklist for admission:
Complete the application form
Score required: TOEFL, GMAT, GRE and German language
Academic transcripts like transfer certificate, marksheets, among others
Letters of recommendation
Statement of purpose
Q: What are the popular courses in Germany?
A: STEM subjects are most popular among international students. STEM subjects include Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The STEM subjects are followed in popularity by Economics, Law and Social Sciences.
Here are the top programmes pursued by international students in Germany
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
Law, Economics and Social Sciences
Q: What are the major scholarships for international students in Germany?
A: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is the largest provider of scholarship funds to international students. Besides DAAD, some of the popular scholarships in Germany are:
Jawaharlal Nehru award for international understanding – Dr. Angela Merkel Scholarship: This scholarship offers students to pursue a master’s degree programme in Law (LLM) and specialize in European Law at selected German higher education institutions. It offers a monthly award of â¬750. The scholarship also includes fee for two months German language course in the country before the start of the scholarship.
Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS): This scholarship programme is generally available for 12 to 36 months for foreign graduates from developing countries to pursue development oriented postgraduate or Master’s degree at a state-recognised German university. The scholarship covers monthly payments of â¬750 for graduates and â¬1,000 for doctoral candidates.
Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students:
The Heinrich Boll Foundation grants scholarships to around 1,000 undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students across all subjects and nationalities every year. There are over 950 scholarships under this programme which is shared by both German and international students. The application process is generally held twice a year and the online application portal is open 6 weeks prior to the application deadline.
International Climate Protection Fellowships: The programme lets fellows to work on a research-based project in Germany for a year. It is open to young climate enthusiasts who are interested in conducting a climate-based project in Germany. The scholarship covers a fellowship amount between â¬2,150 and â¬2,750 a month depending on the fellows qualification.
Q:How to get German student visa?
A: Since the student visa takes around 25 days for processing, candidates must ideally submit the application for the student visa three months prior to the date of travel.
You require the following documents while applying for a German student visa:
Valid passport with at least 12 months validity after the scheduled return;
Duly signed application form
A4 size copy of passport’s data page
A cover letter explaining the exact purpose and duration of stay
Letter of admission
Proof of payment of study fees, if applicable
Proof of language proficiency in English (TOEFL/IELTS) and/or German if the course is partially taught in German). The proof should not be older than 2 years.
Proof of other academic qualifications, if applicable
Proof of finance to cover the costs of your studies.
Q: How much is the study cost in Germany?
A: In Germany, most of the institutions of higher education charge no or very little tuition fee. However, students need to pay semester fees within 30 to 250 Euros a semester and the living cost in the country for students’ average at 740 Euros per month. A student must also shell out around EUR 800-1000 per month on food, travel and other expenses.
Q: What are the work-after study opportunities in Germany?
A: The German Parliament has introduced an EU Blue Card and a new unlimited work and residence permit to grant international graduates of German universities unrestricted access to the job market. After obtaining a degree from Germany, one can stay there for up to 18 months to look for employment.
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what is the duration of MBA in Germany - MBA is difficult or easy - fees structure - stay cost - expenses cost - A to Z total cost
Germany is the largest economy in Europe and offers much more immigration friendly laws as compared to USA.
The duration of full-time MBA in Germany can last anywhere between 12-24 months depending on your university, state norms, specialization choices and such. You can opt for part time MBA as well if you're a working class individual in which case, your classes are held in the evenings and/or weekends.
Some of the best Universities for MBA in Germany include:-
- Manheim University :- the MBA program in Manheim spans over 24 months and the fee structure stands at around 3.5 lakh rupees for the first year
- Leipzig University :- the MBA program in Leipzig spans over 2 years as well and fees structure stands at 50.3k for the first year.
- Technical university of Munich :- the MBA program of TUM spans over 2 years and the fee structure is a bit hefty at 25.7L for the first year.
- EU business school (Germany) :- the MBA program here spans over 1 year and costs about 23L for the first year.
The living cost in Germany depends on your lifestyle preferences as well as the area of accomodation as apartments in major cities cost substantially more than those in the outskirts.
The eligibility criteria for applying in a German Based University is different for each University. However, the common tests include IELTS, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL etc.
Hope this information helped you!
Best of Luck!
How to read *MBA germany there for free Tell me step by step, sir
the only way to make a free degree is to get a scholarship. if you have good education qualification or merit then you can apply for scholarship by performing best in the test/exams.
Nothing comes for free. even expecting a free degree from Aboard won't be logical. You have to pay fees and have personal expenses like hostel, mess.
You have to appear GRE/TOFEL and clear it so that you will be eligible for going aboard. Choose a college and go through the selection process. meanwhile prepare and apply for scholarships programs.
Hope it helps!
BCA+MCA BCA+MBA (which specialisation is best for future) BCA+MS which is best for future *i can do masters in Germany
All the streams you have mentioned have a good career with the following equation:-
BCA+MBA( IIMs/FMS) == BCA+ MS(foreign) > > BCA + MCA
If you do your mba from a top institute or go for masters from Germany then surely you will have a good career as compared to doing MCA.
The difference is in MBA you will make a career in finance or managment roles while in MS you make career in tech field.
Hope this helps. Thank you.
What engineering cgpa is minimum required for Ms in Germany?
To do MS in Germany, the minimum CGPA requirement is 6.5. To get admission in a good university you need to get a very good score in IELTS and your CGPA must be above 8. You will also need to do research work and also have them published from organizations like IEEE , it can be on any field.
Could someone do B pharma from other country like Germany, Sweden etc
Yes, you can surely do B.pharma outside India. I would recommend some countries like Singapore, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany,Sweden and USA.
There are many scholarships tests available as well. For studying abroad you may need to give TOEFL exams and pass with a required score.
I wish you All the best for your further studies !