Why study in Germany
Low Or No Tuition Fees, Germany is the only top study destination whose Universities (public) charge no tuition fees.
Based on official recordings in 2018, there are 429 public higher education institutions functioning in Germany among which 106 are universities. Some of them have been consistently ranked among the world’s best Universities.
Countless Degree Courses
Germany offers countless degree courses designed to suit everyone’s interests. As an industrialized country Germany has invested a lot in Engineering universities and today Engineering programs are particularly valued at German Universities.
Globally Recognized Study Programs
Study programs at German universities are modern in terms of their structure and the way they’re delivered to students. They’re designed to meet up the most up-to-date scientific developments running out in the world and educate individuals who can confidently face global challenges.
Affordable Costs of Living
The cost of living for international students is quite affordable. Normally, you would expect higher prices in urban areas as compared to peripheral ones.
Work Opportunities for International Students
The German law states that international students are allowed to work part-time for up to 20 hours a week or 120 full days of a year. It is estimated that more than 60% of current international students work part-time while studying in Germany.
Your degree issued from a German university is a highly respected and valued qualification all over the world. As an indication of this, German graduates enjoy high employability in the global job market.
Requirements to follow in Germany:
Indian students who want to study in Germany for a Bachelor degree must submit the following documents:
Transcript of Grades.
Proof of Language Proficiency.
ID or Valid Passport Copies
Letter of Motivation (Optional).
Indian students who want to study in Germany for a Master degree must submit the following documents:
Recognized Bachelor Degree.
Transcript of Grades.
Proof of Language Proficiency (German or English).
Work Experiences (Optional).
To show your language proficiency you will have to undertake a standardized test. The most frequent are the TOEFL and IELTS for the English language and TestDaf and Goethe Institut German Language Diploma (GDS) for the German language.
Cost of study for Bachelor Degree
Although you can study for free at public German universities as an undergraduate, there is a charge per semester for enrolment, confirmation and administration. This is typically no more than €250 (Rs 24474) per semester, but varies depending on the university.
Cost for MASTERS Degree
Again, there is a small charge per semester for enrolment, confirmation and administration, plus a Semesterticket. Tuition fees for “non-consecutive” master’s degrees, for those who have gained their bachelor’s degree elsewhere in the world, vary between universities and may be around €20,000 (Rs1687904) per year at public institutions and up to €30,000 (~Rs2531857) at private German universities.
There are also often fees for the application itself. If you apply via uni-assist, the certificate evaluation and the first preliminary examination of the documents cost 75 euros. Each additional application in one semester costs 15 euros, per university.
Cost of living in Germany
While many students can study in Germany for free, living expenses are unavoidable. The cost of living in Germany is more expensive in some areas than others – Munich, for example, is considered the most expensive German city to live in, with living costs averaging about €12,000 (~Rs1012,742) per year. By comparison, the average annual living costs in Germany are around €10,200 (~860831).
Rent will be your largest monthly expense, though this is cheaper if you live in a shared flat (average rent of €280/~Rs 23630 per month) or a student hall of residence (€234/~Rs19748 per month).
Based on data from DAAD, other average monthly costs are as follows:
€168 (~Rs 14178) for food.
€42 (~Rs3544) for clothes.
€94 (~Rs7933) for transport.
€31 (~Rs2616) for telephone, internet and TV license.
€20 (~Rs 1687) for work/study materials.
€61 (~Rs 518) for leisure activities.
Scholarship to study in Germany
With so many Indian students applying to German institutions, different facilities and exemptions have been made available to help them. These scholarships assist Indian and foreign students in decreasing the expenditure and cost to study in Germany. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, academic performance, or potential abilities. Interested students must contact our consultants for applying in scholarship program.