Germany is the third most popular destination among international students in the world. More than twelve percent of students at German universities come from abroad – just like you. Germany is an attractive place to study and German University degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide.

Salient Features:

▣ There are about 25 German Universities which are ranked in top 400 of the Times Higher Education World ranking.

▣ On an average 1.8 million students around the world go abroad for higher education and nearly one tenth of those choose Germany.

▣ Most of the German Universities are state-funded and hence, up to 100% scholarships are offered to deserving international students.

▣ German Universities follow EU ECTS Credit point system & the degrees are accepted throughout the world.

▣ Engineering, Biotechnology, Medicine, IT, and Business Management are most popular among Indian students in German Universities.

▣ Almost 250,000 foreign students are currently registered at German Universities - nearly 100,000 students more than 10 years ago. Study programs in some Universities are

smoothly followed by Paid Internship in top multinational companies.

▣ You can work part time during study (up to 20 hrs a week) and full time during vacation (generally 40 hrs a week) and earn up to Rs. 60,000/- p.m. during study period.

▣ Transportation and book cost is usually covered in enrollment/semester fees.

▣ VISA process is easy and straightforward.

▣ It is one of the safest places in the world to live and study.

▣ It is one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced economies with leading research and development.

You have a top-class degree recognized around the world!

German higher education is one of the best in the world! Whether it’s cars or education, people everywhere recognize “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.

▣ International Degree Programs

German Education system is highly focusing on its international domain, thus the number of international students coming to study in this country is ever-rising. Almost every University in Germany has incorporated in its curricula an international study program where lectures from all around the world come to share their expertise, mainly in English language as an international language but in German language as well. In most of these Universities learning German language through intensive courses is a mandatory piece of the module, therefore the benefits double immediately.

You have a diverse range of study opportunities!

Germany’s higher education system has something for everyone! 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 – 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 enroll at a college of art, film or music.

▣ Around 400 higher education institutions offer graduate and postgraduate programs for interested internationals depending on their aims and mode of studying. There are four main types of higher education institutions operating by different criteria, offering quite a wide range of possibilities for the students to choose from.
▣ Universities, the classical approach to academia and research remain the highest and most prestigious institutes world-wide.

3:You are not alone!

Around twelve percent of students at German universities come from foreign countries, just like you. You can make friends from around the world, become acquainted with different countries and expand your horizons. The universities offer support to make your start in Germany as easy as possible. Innovation and Creativity-Innovative ideas have strongly shaped Germany’s past and will surely continue to do so in the future. Germany has produced a long list of revolutionary inventions, such as the automobile, the airbag, X-ray technology, Aspirin, the computer, the chip card and the MP3 data compression format. Science and research have a long tradition in Germany and are still highly valued today.

 The oldest German university was founded in Heidelberg in 1386. The list of German Nobel Prize winners is quite impressive as well. There are almost 70 German laureates in the natural sciences and medicine alone, such as Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Robert Koch, Max Planck, Albert Einstein, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and Harald zur Hausen.

4:You have very affordable living expenses!

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 EU average. There are also a number of concessions available to students. You can receive reduced prices at theatres, museums, opera houses, cinemas, swimming pools and other institutions. All you have to do is present your student ID.

 Rent will be your largest monthly expense

Studying in Germany doesn’t come entirely for free – you still need to meet the living costs. Therefore many international students tend to look for a job to support themselves while studying. It is very easy for EU students to find a job, as there are no limitations whatsoever.

5. You live in a safe country!

Germany is a safe country – also on an international scale. The police are reliable and help you in every situation. Whether you live in a big city or in the country, you can move freely day or night without having to take any special precautions.

6. You live in a diverse country in the heart of Europe!

Beaches and mountains, medieval city centers and pulsating metropolises, and above all, lots of nature. Germany is a diverse country with many facets! Living in Germany means living in the middle of Europe surrounded by many other countries. Whether you’d like to visit Paris, Prague, Rome or Copenhagen, you have a wide range of destinations at your doorstep. Within a couple of hours by train or plane, you can experience an entirely different culture and language. Weekend trips are no problem and affordable.

7. You learn a language which can open many doors!

German is one of the ten most spoken languages in the world. Some 185 million people worldwide can speak German. You can still study in Germany even if you don’t know German, but having some knowledge of the language can make everyday life easier and help you make friends faster. Knowing a foreign language also looks great on a résumé! Nobody says that German is an easy language, but there are many ways to learn German – in a course, with a tandem partner or with German flat mates.

8. You can study in English!

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..

Welcome to Germany!!!!