The advantages of studying and living in Germany as a foreign student include a top-notch educational system to help you advance in your career. One can also learn a new language by connecting with students from other ethnicities and gain life experiences to remember for years to come. German universities offer free tuition programs or low fees to international students. There are many ways to study in Germany, whether you want to learn engineering, medicine, architecture, or business. Young people from around the world come to Germany for its remarkable combination of high-quality education and a unique cultural experience. It's a dream destination for engineering and research studies. Career opportunities at the World’s biggest corporate houses such as Volkswagen, Bosch, Daimler, etc, and research-based study options attract the best minds from across the globe. Germany offers courses in automobile engineering, data science, civil engineering, and plenty more.
Wide range of universities and courses
This category of universities focuses on research based theoretical courses. Students can enrol for all levels of education up to doctorate degrees. They focus on the STEM subject group
University of Applied Sciences (UAS)/ Public Fachhochschule
UAS focus on the application of research outcomes. The course at these universities includes coordination with companies, mandatory internships, classes from professionals from the respective industries, etc. In this category, only a couple of universities offer the doctoral course.
Language, Eligibility, and Courses
Masters courses are taught in English, German, and Bilingual languages. Bachelor courses are available mainly in German, only a couple of universities and colleges teach in English or Bilingual.
Students need to complete thirteen years of schooling or education before applying for a bachelor’s course in a German University. Germany offers over 250 Master’s courses and 3500 Engineering courses, making it lucrative for creative brains who want to make it big in engineering and research.
Germany Universities follow two intake sessions:
- 1) Autumn Session in September
- 2) Spring Session in March
Why Study in Germany?
Germany is one of the most preferred study destinations in the world after the USA, UK and Australia. It is home to some of the best ranking universities with as many as 44 universities included in the QS World University ranking. German universities rank fourth in the world among international students. Among the students attending German universities in 2018, more than 13 per cent came from abroad. Employers all over the world very highly regard German university degrees, making Germany an extremely desirable place to study.
Networking and post-study opportunities
Being a Schengen country Germany is a stepping stone to all 26 component countries of a unified Schengen Europe. This multiplies manifold the opportunities for students post completion of their studies as Germany is the most powerful European member nation in the caucus.
What makes Germany one of the most preferred destinations in the world?
German universities offer a wide range of courses in a wide range of subjects and you can focus on whatever area you like. Specialization is possible through a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and international programs. In your free time, you can explore your host country in a thousand different ways. One could visit a museum, see a play or a movie in a cinema, go for a walk on a beach, or go climbing a mountain. Germany is an Industrialised powerhouse with top notch product innovation in design and engineering. German quality is famous worldwide.
Earn while you learn
A student from another country may work 120 full days or 240 half days a year. No self-employment or freelance work is allowed for them. A student that would like to work more than the regular hours needs approval from the AgenturfürArbeit (Federal Employment Office) and the Ausländerbehörde (foreigners' office).