Study in Germany

Study in German Universities

Germany is one of the largest countries in Europe which comprises of sixteen states and having one-third of forests and woodlands. The capital city of Germany is Berlin and it is the second most popular city in the European Union. However, there are few more cities that offer great pleasure and attract tourists and students to visit such as Hamburg, Munich, Dresden, Frankfurt and many more. The approximate population of Germany is around 82.6 million and the language spoken is German.  

Top Reasons to Study in Germany?

The following are the main reasons students choose to study in Germany:

Study in Germany for Free:  A large number of educational institutions in Germany is financed by the state, they offer almost free education to students who would want to pursue their higher education from Germany. Besides, there are various scholarships offered by DAAD to international students to study in Germany.

Education in Germany: Germany is the third top destination among international students for high-class education and offers internationally recognised qualification which is globally accepted by employers.

Cost of Living: Living cost of Germany is average in European Union and students can manage their accommodation, transport, food, internet, phone, health insurance, clothing and recreational activities in around EUR 800 per month.

Work Opportunities: While having the lowest unemployment rate across Europe, Germany is one of the fine destinations to plan your career pursuits. International students can work 120 full days or 240 half days per year along with their studies and post their completion of degree they can apply for 18 months Residence Permit and can look for jobs related to their qualification.

Best Place to Live: While studying in Germany has its own perks, in leisure time students can enjoy the cultural beauty, beaches, mountains, theatre, museum, etc which is one of the factors of tourist destination in Germany. It has multiple transportation services like Buses, Local Trains, Coaches, and Car Sharing, etc which offers hassle-free travel experience. 

Top Universities in Germany by QS Rankings.

Name of InstitutionLocationRank
Technical University of MunichMunich64
Ludwig Maximilian University of MunichMunich66
Heidelberg UniversityHeidelberg68
University of StuttgartStuttgart259
University of TübingenTübingen164
Humboldt University of BerlinBerlin120
Free University of BerlinBerlin125
Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruhe107
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen141
University of HamburgHamburg223

Top 5 Universities for Engineering by QS Rankings

Name of InstitutionLocationRank
TU DarmstadtDarmstadt  88
Ludwig Maximilian University of MunichMunich150
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen  33
University of StuttgartStuttgart79
TU DresdenDresden96

Top 5 Universities for Medicines by QS Rankings

Name of InstitutionLocationRank
Heidelberg UniversityHeidelberg  41
Technical University of MunichMunich  81
Ludwig Maximilian University of MunichMunich 44
Albert Ludwigs University of FreiburgFreiburg im Breisgau102
Goethe University FrankfurtFrankfurt113

Top 5 Universities for Physics by QS Rankings

Name of InstitutionLocationRank
Ludwig Maximilian University of MunichMunich  =16
Technical University of MunichMunich  =19
Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruhe  =31
Heidelberg UniversityHeidelberg   35
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen   36
 

How to Apply?

Requirements for Germany Universities:

Aspiring students can apply through Uni Assist which conducts preparatory processing and evaluation for the students who are willing to study Bachelor’s or Master’s program in Germany and asses their university entrance qualification upon the availability of following: 

Academic Requirements- For aspiring students to study undergraduate program in Germany, Usually the academic requirement is a high school diploma, school leaving certificate or university entrance qualification. The requirements for specific universities can be checked on DAAD.

Language Requirements- As most of the programs are taught in the German language, students may be required to produce proof of proficiency in the German Language. There are commonly two language tests are accepted for Language proficiency however TestDaF is chosen by international students more often as it is offered in 95 different countries around the world.  

If students select a program which is taught in the English language then, they may need to produce English languages proficiency test such as IELTS or TOEFL.
 

German University Application Process:

Every university may have their own specific requirements for admissions. Usually, students need to be ready with certain documents such as Certified High School Diploma or Previous Completed Degree, Proof of German Language Proficiency (TestDaf) or Proof of English Language Proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL) as per their program requirement and Letter of Intention.

Additionally, for visa documentation process students need to have valid health insurance and show evidence of financials of 8800 Euro for one year wherein many students opt for blocked accounts to show their financial stability. Please check for visa rules and regulations with concern authority in your country as the requirements may vary.

Deadlines and Cost to Study in Germany:

Usually the deadlines for summer intake are 15th January and deadlines for winter intake are 15th July, however, a university may have specific deadlines for their PG programs or Preparatory course. Please check with the university website for program-specific deadlines.

As most of the institutions are financed by the state in Germany and free, there are few institutions where students may need to pay for their tuition fees which are still comparatively lower than other EU nations.

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