Germany is one of the most popular non-Anglophone study destinations in the world. It is also known as the technological and economic powerhouse of Europe. Every year more than 25,000 international students choose to study in Germany and undertake research activities. The country is best suitable for international students as it offers trendy student cities, world-class education, latest research facilities, welcoming people & low (or no) tuition fees.

Why Study in Germany?

Germany is popular among international students for its study programs and research opportunities. German universities offer more than 300 international degree programs, which are entirely or partly taught in the English language. These courses are available in different disciplines like Engineering, Natural Science, Computer Science, Business & Economics.

For Indian students, the French government and universities offer numerous scholarships and grants. Courses like MBA, MIM, and other Masters’ programs in France are popular among Indian students. Of late, many students are also pursuing their bachelor;s from France.

Affordable Education in Germany:

When you study in Germany, you can expect world-class education in renowned universities, most of which are free. No matter what country you come from, German public universities charge negligible to zero tuition fees from their students.

Furthermore, though Germany is one of the most developed countries in the world, yet the cost of living is relatively less when compared to other Western European countries. On average, 800 euros per month is enough for a student if he plans his budget well.

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Here’s why you should choose GERMANY as your study destination:

The first step to studying in Germany is choosing a study program and listing universities that are right for you. Your research for the same should ideally begin 3 months before your decision. Check for the requirements of your course. Entry requirements are different depending on the university and the program you choose. Make sure you meet them or connect with the university in case you have doubts.

The next step is to make sure you have the required financial resources to live and study in Germany. It is advised to have at least €10,300 in a German blocked bank account for your living expenses in Germany.

Now, apply for admission and when you get through, you can apply for your German student visa with the admission letter. Find a temporary place to stay while you look for accommodation if you are not opting for university accommodation in Germany and enrol within the first week of landing in Germany.

If you wish to study in Germany after 12th start by choosing a program and universities, you wish to apply to. Visit the website of shortlisted universities and check for the entry requirements for international students for that program. If you are unsure about any of the requirements, reach out to the university to clarify.

General entry requirements after 12th to study in Germany are:

  • Entrance Qualification
  • Transcript of Grades
  • Proof of Language Proficiency
  • ID or Valid Passport
  • Letter of Motivation (Optional)

As an Indian student, follow the steps given below to study in Germany:

  • Find a program and shortlist a list of universities to apply to
  • Check for all the requirements of the program you choose
  • Arrange for resources to finance your expenses to study and live in Germany
  • Open a German blocked bank account
  • Apply for admission in the university(s)
  • Apply for a German student visa with the university admission letter
  • Find accommodation

Apply for a study visa in German Embassy or consulate in your home country at least 3 months prior to your move. Collect the documents required for application and a visa application fee of $70. Given below is the list of documents required for a German student visa:

  • Complete application form
  • Valid passport
  • Two recent passport size photographs
  • Letter of admission from a German university
  • Transcripts of academic records
  • Bank statements to prove you have sufficient funds to support your expenses
  • to live and study in Germany, which is $10,250 per year
  • Health Insurance
  • Declaration of the authenticity of documents submitted

As a graduate from a German university, you can apply for PR provided you have worked in the country for a minimum of 2 years on a residence permit after completion of your program.

Given below is a list of documents you need to apply for PR in Germany after study:

  • A complete application form
  • A valid residence permit
  • A valid passport
  • 2 recent photographs
  • Degree awarding certificate from a government recognized German university
  • Proof of employment or employment contract for the last 2 years post
  • completion of your program
  • Proof of accommodation and registration
  • Payment records of your social contribution such as health insurance,
  • pension, tax payments, etc.

Finally, learn the German language to B1 level and you are good to go.

From test preparation to prepping students up for interviews, scholarship application, and other value-added services like education loans, insurance, accommodations, and more, Jamboree is the one-stop shop for education abroad for over 27 years now and has successfully sent students to some of the top universities in Germany.

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German public universities don’t charge tuition for undergraduate and consecutive postgraduate programs. There is however a tuition fee for a non-consecutive (i.e., bachelor’s degree from any other country) master’s degree program and that is around $24,400 per year at public institutions and $36,600 at private universities in Germany.

If you wish to study in Germany, you can research, check for eligibility, and apply to a range of government-funded, non-government funded, and university-specific scholarships for international students.

You can start by registering in the DAAD portal online and then selecting your chosen scholarship program. Fill out and then submit your scholarship application.

Given below is a list of visa requirements for Germany:

  • Complete application form
  • Valid passport
  • Two recent passport size photographs
  • Letter of admission from a German university
  • Transcripts of academic records
  • Bank statements to prove you have sufficient funds to support your expenses
  • to live and study in Germany (which is around $10,250 per year).
  • Health Insurance
  • Declaration of the authenticity of documents submitted

Germany is a research and innovation powerhouse with its well-funded network of public universities and research-driven teaching methodology. To top it all, public universities in Germany mostly do not charge tuition fees for undergraduate and consecutive master’s degree programs and are basically tuition-free for home, EU, and international students except for some nominal administrative charges (around $225).

Top ranking universities, well-established research infrastructure, reasonable tuition, and low cost of living, Germany checks all the boxes and has duly earned its place among the world’s most sought-after study destinations.

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