For the essential information about studying in Germany and applying for higher education programmes, visit the Study in Germany website.
Find out more from the Study in Germany website .
People everywhere recognise "Made in Germany" as a seal of quality. You can benefit from Germany's long and famous university tradition, especially in the fields of engineering and science. A German university degree is highly respected by employers around the world.
There are almost 450 state-accredited universities with some 17,500 degree programmes in Germany. German universities offer degree programmes in every possible subject and academic level â€“ be it Bachelor's, Master's, state examinations or doctoral degrees. General universities focus strongly on scientifically-oriented study in a wide range of disciplines. Universities of applied science, on the other hand, are very practice-oriented. If you're more interested in artistic subjects, you can enrol at a college of art, film or music.
More and more courses and degree programmes are being offered in English, especially at the Master's degree level. This is good news if you don't know any German or if your German isn't good enough yet.
Around twelve percent of students at German universities come from foreign countries. The universities offer support to make your start in Germany as easy as possible. There are many mentoring programmes available.
Public higher education institutions normally waive tuition fees for most BachelorÂ´s and many MasterÂ´s degree programmes. Fees are charged for certain MasterÂ´s degree programmes and private universities also charge tuition fees - but most of them offer scholarship options, too. Find out more from the Study in Germany website.
Compared with other European countries, the cost of living in Germany is reasonable. The cost of food, rent, clothing and cultural activities are equivalent to the European Union average.
As an international student with outstanding academic achievement, you have good chances of receiving a scholarship to finance your studies in Germany. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is one of the largest scholarship organisations in the world and offers countless scholarship programmes.
Beaches and mountains, medieval city centres and pulsating metropolises, and above all, lots of nature. Germany is a diverse country with many facets! Within a couple of hours by train or plane, you can experience an entirely different culture and language.