About Germany

Germany is a central-western European country. It includes 16 constituent states, covers an area of 357,386 square kilometers (137,988 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With nearly 83 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state of the European Union. After the United States, it is the second most popular immigration destination in the world. The economy of Germany is a highly developed social market economy. It has the largest national economy in Europe, the fourth-largest by nominal GDP in the world, and fifth by GDP (PPP). In 2017, the country accounted for 28% of the euro area economy according to the IMF. Germany is a founding member of the European Union and the Euro zone.


Why Study in Germany?

  • Abolished tuition fees for undergraduate students: In 2014, Germany’s 16 states abolished tuition fees for undergraduate student at all public German universities. This means that currently both domestic and international undergraduates at public universities in Germany can study for free, with just a small fee to cover administration and other costs per semester.
  • Diverse range of Study Opportunities: There are almost 450 state-accredited universities with some 17,500 degree programs in Germany. German universities offer degree programs in every possible subject and academic level – be it bachelors, masters, state examinations or doctoral degrees.
  • High Quality Educational System: Benefit from high quality educational system to help you advance in your career, learn new language by making new friends and socializing with other students, and gain an amazing life experience to remember for years to come by studying and living as a foreign student in Germany.
Cost of Study for International Students

Undergraduate costs to study in Germany is free at public German universities as an undergraduate, there is a charge per semester for enrolment, confirmation and administration. This is typically no more than 250 Euro per semester, but varies depending on the universities. MBA/Management related course are paid course in Germany which cost between 8000 Euro to 25000 Euro for a course of 12 to 18 months.

Other Expenses for International Students:
  • Average Living Expenses- 10,200 Euro per year
  • Transportation Cost and Health Insurance- 180 Euro per month
Popular Courses in Germany
  • Business Management
  • Electronic and Communications
  • International Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • International Finance
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Neuroscience
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Mechanical
  • Automobile
Levels of Study:
  • Bachelor’s program- 3years
  • Master’s program- 2years
  • PhD – 3 to 5 years
List of Universities/Colleges:
  • Hochschule Bremen –International Graduate Center -Bremen
  • GISMA Business School -Hanover
  • International Academy of Students -Schwerin
  • Accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg (AHBH) -Homburg
  • International University of Applied Sciences (IUBH) -Berlin and Bad Honnef
  • New European College GmBH –Munich
  • Cologne Business School –Cologne
  • International School of Management -University of Applied Sciences
  • Eurasia Institute for International Education (EIIE) –Berlin
  • EU Business School –Munich
  • Schiller International University, SIU -Heidelberg
  • Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden and Hochschule
  • Ostwestfalen – Lippe, Germany
Job Opportunities:
  • International students are allowed to work for 120 full working days or 240 half working days in a year.
  • Students with German language skills are entitled for higher wages.
  • Non-EU Students are allowed to stay up to 1.5 years after the completion of the study to search for a job.
PR Opportunities:

Even if you just get a job offer for a part-time employment, a residence permit can be granted to you. If you fulfill five years of continuous residence in the territory of the Germany, then you will be eligible to get PR in Germany.

Official Government sites:

Immigration – https://ec.europa.eu/immigration/node_en

VFS – https://visa.vfsglobal.com/ind/en/deu/



Most frequent questions and answers

To begin studying as an international student, there are a range of entry requirements you may have to meet.

The academic requirements (including evidence of English language skills) you need to study will vary depending on the level of education you want to study. Universities and schools can have different entry requirements, so read the course information on their websites carefully.

The costs associated with studying at university or school overseas vary greatly. It depends on the nature of the program, the length of your stay, the distance you travel and the kind of lifestyle you want when you get there.

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  • When deciding what and where to study, start by thinking about your academic interests and your career goals.
  • Take some time to research specific courses, subjects and options for internships or work placements.
  • Look at the campus location, rankings, the amount of time you would like to spend away from home and the total cost of studying and living overseas.
  • Studying overseas is about more than just the course. Think about what kind of lifestyle you prefer – do you want to be in a cosmopolitan city, or a quiet country town? Would you prefer to choose a city where there are other students from your nationality? Do you want to be close to the beach? Do you want to live on campus?If you would like to explore the option of staying in the country to work after your studies you will need to find out about the migration policies in place and also be aware that these government policies can change at any time.

Your career prospects will benefit hugely from your experience of studying, living and socialising overseas. It’s your opportunity to develop a wealth of new skills, perspectives and stronger English language skills and seek work experience from the sort of employers you’d like to work for.

  • Working while you study can help complement your study and living experience. If you pursue a course at degree level or above you may be permitted to work while on an international student visa.

  • Before you undertake any paid work, you need to make sure that your visa allows it. The opportunity for students to work part-time during their studies varies from country to country.Many universities have a dedicated job centre on-campus for students that advertise job opportunities to help students develop skills. The university careers service is also a useful source of information.

We recommend you begin your application process at least a year in advance to give enough time for your applications to be processed and to prepare for your time overseas.