WHY STUDY IN GERMANY
Germany, located in western central Europe, is considered a ‘great power’ – a European country that has the ability to exert its influence on a global scale. Germany is a valuable member of the G8 group of countries and the NATO. It is also the most populated country in the European Union, and a popular migration destination, second only to the United States. Germany is considered a developed country with a very high standard of living. It is the world’s fourth largest economy and a global leader in many technological and industrial sectors. With its rich cultural history, Germany is home to many influential creative artists, entrepreneurs, inventors, and scientists. Germany is a main hub of Automobile Sector in world.
The Application Process
Students who would like to study abroad in Germany would have to start their research well in advance. German universities have a flexible student intake around the year. There are different ways to apply for admission to a German university. The application procedure depends on which subject you would like to study and where you come from. Requirements and application deadlines can vary from university to university, and even from degree programme to degree programme. Here’s what the application procedure looks like. Firstly you need to select a study program and the university where it’s offered. Now you need English Proficiency and academic requirements of the University or College to apply.
How much will it cost?
Since most German universities are funded by the government, the tuition fee is exceptionally ranges from €5,000 - €15,000 for international students. Education is free at public universities, with students having to pay only a nominal enrollment fee. This enrollment fee may vary from university to university. Students can also freely avail of a number of student concessions to help them live within their budget during their stay in Germany. The average living expenses for a single student comes up to about €8000 - €1000 per year. As a side note, it’s cheaper to stay and study in smaller cities than larger ones.
Each higher education study program will have its own academic qualifications. Each university would make its requirements clear in its admission brochure. Typically the educational requirements for a Masters Degree would be:
15 to 16 year education
75% overall score or 2.75 GPA
Most universities require reasonably good IELTS or TOEFL scores:
If you consider Germany would be the best place for you to pursue your studies, it would probably be a good idea to know if you are also allowed to work and what kind of work opportunities you will find available during your studies in Germany. You are legally allowed 20 Hours of work per permit during your study. The minimum wages of employment is starts from €7/Hour. There are some differences between EU and non-EU students, and, it goes without saying, that speaking German (even at an intermediate level) will certainly be a great advantage when you are looking for a job anywhere in Germany.