Study in Germany
Germany is regarded as land of ideas. Germany consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. With around 82 Million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state and the largest economy in the European Union. Germany is one of the major political powers of the European continent and a technological leader in many fields. The currency of Germany is Euro.
Why Study in Germany ?
Germany has much to offer as a place to study. Internationally recognized qualifications such as Bachelors, Masters and PhDs .This allows accumulation & transfer of study & exam modules .Germany is one of the most highly developed industrial nations in the world and, after the USA and Japan has the world's third largest national economy.
Germany is a land of ideas. Education, science and research play a central role here. Germany is one of the countries most preferred by International students, a hub of cutting-edge international research and a constant source of new patents.
Germany is a place of remarkable beauty and stunning splendor. Its been associated with learning as the oldest university in Germany was founded in Heidelberg in 1386. Germany currently has more than 350 institutions of higher education that include 82 universities, 132 such institutions that offer shorter and practically oriented courses, and other institutions. Germany has a high turnout of foreign students as it offers a high range of study possibilities.
Universities & Colleges in Germany
Latest statistics indicate Germany to be the 4th most popular destination for studying abroad for international students. There are several reasons to study in Germany, whether it is the world class universities and colleges and their diverse subject pool from which students can choose or the historical cultural heritage in which Germany is steeped.
Germany has consistently been considered a leader in Science, Technology and Engineering. Hence, the top courses to study in Germany are the following: Electrical, Mechanical, Structural and Chemical Engineering, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Technology, Renewable Energy, Microbiology, Business Administration, Computer Sciences and Information Systems.
- RWTH Aachen University
- TU Berlin
- TU Braunschweig
- TU Darmstadt
- TU Dresden
- Leibniz Universitat Hannover
- Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
- TU Munchen
- University of Stuttgart
- Heidelberg University
- Leipzig University
- University of Rostock
- University of Jena
- University of Greifswald
- University of Freiburg
- University of Munich
- Humboldt University of Berlin
- University of Tubingen
- University of Halle-Wittenberg
- University of Marburg
- And many more..
Germany Education Costs
Since most of the Universities are State Funded, it is not very expensive to study in Germany as compared to the other countries.
- Tuition Fee in Government State Funded Universities is in the range of 200 to 500 Euros per semester or none.
- Living expenses in Germany is approx 8640 Euros per year and it varies from location to location; living in city with all the leisure would cost you around 300-400 Euros per month.
- Course duration ranges from 3-4 year for undergrad after foundation year, 2 years for Masters and 3-4 years for PhD.
Below are the required documents for admission in Germany.
- Educational Documents (SSC/O Levels and Onwards)
- B2 to C1 Level in German Language for admission in Studienkolleg 1 Year Foundation Course (For students applying for Bachelor studies)
- 6, 6.5, 7 bands in IELTS (For students applying for Master, PhD studies)
- Experience certificates if any
- Statement of Purpose (SOP) or Research Proposal
- 8 Pictures (Blue/White Background)
- Reference Letters from Lecturers/Teachers of Last College/University Attended
- Bank statement of 17,280 Euros in account of student as 2 years living costs in Deutsche Bank. He/She will be allowed to withdraw 720 Euros per month as living cost.
- Is there a Post study work option or possibility of applying for PR?
German government allows an 18 months Post Study work permit after completion of your course, during this period you could look for a permanent job relevant to your qualification.
- What are the general entry requirements for Universities?
You are required to score in English Language Test i.e. IELTS, TOEFL. GRE/GMAT/GAT/German Language are not mandatory. Contact Student Counselor at O-TEC Worldwide Education Specialists for complete assistance.
- What are the possibilities of getting a scholarship?
In Germany, all are the State funded Government Universities do not have much tuition fee. Contact O-TEC counselor to apply for Scholarship on Living cost.
- What are the intakes in Germany?
There are two intakes ‘summer’ and ‘winter’. Application for ‘summer’ intake generally ends by mid January and May mid for ‘winter’ session. You should start working on your admission process at least 6 months in advance.
- What is the medium of instruction?
Most of the Masters courses are available in English medium but Bachelors are in German Medium. So it is necessary to have proficiency in German Language for students interest in Bachelors studies.
- Is there any need to learn German language?
It’s not mandatory but recommended. Some Universities offer German language course at beginner’s level as it helps in day to day life.
- When should I start the application process?
It is advisable to start an application process minimum of 6 months in advance to Intake.
- Can I work Part Time while studying?
Yes, you can work for 120 full days / 240 half days in a year.
- How long the application and VISA process will take?
Application processing time takes 4-6weeks after the deadlines and VISA processing time takes 20-30 days.
- Will I be able find some local and International contacts over there?
Yes, O-TEC Worldwide Education Specialists will share the references with you and moreover in Germany more than 250,000 International students are studying at the Universities.