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Study in Germany

Overview

Germany attracts many international students with its top-notch education, reasonable tuition costs, and robust economy. Public universities in Germany offer low tuition fees for international students, with most states even waiving them entirely for undergraduate programs. Exceptions include select master’s programs and those offered by private institutions.

Quick Facts

Germany is a federal republic consisting of 16 states (Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia).

  • Capital: Berlin
  • Population: 83.2 Million
  • Official Language: German
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Largest city: Berlin
  • Universities: 426
  • Weather: Temperate

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Do You Have Questions?

Yes. After completing your studies in Germany as an international student, you’re able to apply for a residence permit to stay in the country and seek work for an additional period of 18 months.

Scholarships to study in Germany can be obtained in several ways. The German     government offers some funding to international students through the DAAD or the European Commission’s Erasmus+ scheme.

Whether you need a German student visa depends on your country of origin. If you are from a country within the EU or the EEA or from Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein, you do not need a student visa. If you are from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Japan or South Korea you still do not require a student visa.

 Yes, many universities offer Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in English, particularly in business, engineering, and some humanities subjects.

While some programs are in English, knowing German is a plus for daily life, finding accommodation, and potentially for job prospects after graduation.

EU/EEA citizens don’t need a student visa, but will need to register for a residence permit upon arrival. For others, a student visa is required.

Public universities in Germany typically don’t charge tuition fees, but there are administrative fees (semester contributions).Private universities do charge tuition fees, which can vary.

Study In Germany Now

Benefit from free or very low tuition fees at public universities in Germany, a powerhouse in engineering, science, and technology education. German universities are known for their rigorous academics and strong emphasis on research and practical training, ensuring you graduate with the skills and knowledge employers seek.

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