Germany Study FAQs
Germany offers excellent education and research opportunities, especially in STEM fields.
Many universities in Germany offer tuitionfree or lowcost education for international students.
The country has a strong economy, a high standard of living, and a rich cultural heritage.
Entry requirements vary by university and program, but typically include a recognized secondary school certificate (for bachelor’s programs) or a bachelor’s degree (for master’s programs).
Proof of language proficiency is often required (German or English).
Apply directly to the universities through the university’s online application portal.
Some programs may require applicants to use the centralized platform Uniassist for document evaluation.
Many public universities in Germany offer tuitionfree education for international students, but there may be administrative fees and living costs.
Some private universities do charge tuition fees, which vary by institution and program.
Yes, there are various scholarships available for international students, including governmentfunded scholarships like DAAD and scholarships offered by universities and private organizations.
Yes, international students with a student visa are allowed to work parttime (up to 20 hours per week) during the semester and fulltime during semester breaks.
New regulations allow international students to work for 120 full days or 240 halfdays per year without a work permit, facilitating parttime work opportunities.
Yes, Germany offers a “JobSeeker Visa” that allows graduates to stay for up to 18 months to seek employment related to their field of study.
International students in Germany are usually required to have health insurance, either through a public or private provider.
Public health insurance is common for students and provides comprehensive coverage.
Apply for a student visa at the German embassy or consulate in your home country.
You will need an acceptance letter from a German university, proof of sufficient funds, and health insurance.
Many universities offer assistance in finding student housing or have partnerships with accommodation providers.
Private housing options, such as student dormitories and shared apartments, are also available.
Germany has a strong emphasis on practical education, and many programs include internships or work placements.
There are opportunities for internships in various industries.
Join student organizations and engage in cultural events.
Learn the language and explore local customs and traditions.
Explore Germany’s rich history, diverse cuisine, and natural landscapes.