STUDY IN Germany
Germany in one of the most powerful countries in European Union and make a future
Germany is one of the best countries which has a lot of benefits for international students. When students think about going abroad, Germany comes to their mind first. A lot of students asks us these questions when going abroad.
- Can I study in Germany for free- Yes of course you can.
- Can I study in Germany without IELTS- Yes of course you can.
- Can I study in Germany with 56%- Yes of course you can.
- Can I study without German language -Yes of course you can.
- How will I earn in Germany- Yes of course you can with part time jobs in Germany upto 20 hours/week.
- How will I get job in Germany- Yes if you are ready to search for good options, its easy to find a job.
This article of Whizz Europa will help you to clear those doubts. Germany can be a life changing destination for you if your decisions are right. Study In Germany and get a post study work permit for your future.
- Population- Germany has 81000000 people.
- Land- 1/3rd of Germany is still forest.
- EU- Germany is a powerful member of European Union.
- Education-Public universities in Germany doesn’t charge for education
- Largest- Germany stands 7th in the list of largest countries in Europe. Germany has a total area of 137847 square miles
- Socrates–Erasmus Programme – Germany is in the network of Socrates- Erasmus programme and now so many German HEI’s are there in the Erasmus network.
- Germany has 16 states. Each state has their own constitution and is autonomous. Germany has 403 districts ( 301 rural districts and 102 urban districts)
- Surrounding: Germany is surrounded by Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
- Economy in Germany: Germany has the largest economy in European Union. It has a GDP of 3.73 trillion US Dollars and is 4th largest economy in the world.
- Germans printed the first book. In 1455, Gutenberg printed: Bible,( It was in Latin) printed in Mainz, Germany. Germany still prints around 94000 titles every year and so becomes one of the leading book nations.
- Language: German is the third widely taught language in the world. It is the language which most native speakers speak. German is the official language in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. German language have thirty-five dialects.
- Football Love: Germany has the most no. of fan clubs of football in the world.
- Environmental leader: Germany has a prominent role in the climate and energy policies. In 2011 Germany decommissioned all nuclear power stations by 2022 and replacing them with renewable energy sources and green electricity.
Higher education in Germany
There more than 380 officially recognized universities and more than 17000 study programmes throughout Germany.
- Technische Universität (Technical universities): These universities teach Engineering. Science and technology etc
- Fachhochschulen (Universities of applied sciences): Universities of applied sciences in Germany provide Subjects like economics, social sciences, natural sciences and business administration are taught at these universities. Around 70% of the studies will be on practical basis
- Kunsthochschulen (Colleges of art and music): These colleges provide subjects like with artistic and creative courses in fields like film-making, music, fashion designing, fine arts and theatre.
Top Universities in Germany
|Germany rank||Global rank||University|
|1||55||Technische Universität München|
|2||63||Ludwig-Maximilians – Universität München|
|4||=120||Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin|
|5||124||KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie|
|6||=130||Freie Universität Berlin|
|7||138||Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen)|
|8||147||Technische Universität Berlin|
|9||=169||Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen|
Admission Requirements for Studying in Germany
- Schooling certificate: This is the first document that international students require for being eligible to study in Germany, and is known as “Hochschulzugangsberechtigung” or the university entrance qualification. In layperson’s terms, it is the certificate students receive after completing their schooling.
- English language test: Taking an English language test, i.e. TOEFL or IELTS is required for those students for whom English is not their first language. If your question is “Can I study in Germany without IELTS?” our answer will be yes. We can do the admission to some universities in Germany without IELTS.
- Proficiency in the German language: Being able to speak elementary German is a requirement for numerous German universities. Students are required to take the DSH or the TestDaF to prove their adeptness in the language. But there are programs available in English medium of instruction which we can study without a German language proficiency.
- Proof of financial capability: In order to be eligible to study in Germany, international students have to provide proof of financial resources, or the “Finanzierungsnachweis”, while applying for their German residency permit and student visa.
Scholarships in Germany for international students
- Governmental scholarships: There are two governmental scholarships that international students can apply for. Take a look at them:
- Erasmus +: This scholarship programme is meant for international students who want to study in Europe. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students must meet the predetermined criteria.
- DAAD Scholarship: The German Academy Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a variety of scholarships to international students. Similar to Erasmus +, there are certain eligibility criteria that students must comply with.
- Non-governmental scholarships: A number of non-governmental organisations also have scholarship programmes that are designed to help international students. Take a look at few of these scholarships:
- Heinrich Böll Scholarships;
- Kurt Hansen Science Scholarships;
- Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships;
- Humboldt Research Fellowships;
- Einstein International Postdoctoral Fellowship.
- University-specific scholarships: Universities in Germany also offer scholarships to students in several categories like:
- Career experience;
How to get Residence Permit in Germany?
To be given any of the residence permits, you will need to fulfill a few requirements. Most of them will be the same, such as:
- Have a valid passport from another country
- Not have a criminal record
- Be proficient in German in at least a B1 level
- Have German health insurance
- Pass a health check which proves you are healthy enough to work and/or study
- Be financially stable and support yourself and your family
- If you will work in Germany, you will need a letter from your employer with the job offer and description
- If you will study in Germany, you will need proof that you have been admitted into a university
- If you will join your spouse in Germany, you will need proof of marriage such as a marriage certificate
If you have all of these documents and fulfill the requirements, then you can begin your application process.
Language requirements in Germany
- You don’t always need to have a German language fluency to study in Germany. There are English, German, French medium instructed courses for your study options.
- Some of the universities accept Indian students without IELTS/ TOEFL / PTE/ FCE/ CAE/ CPE if the consultant is really good at documenting and showing the candidate’s English Proficiency.
Employment & Job Market in Germany
Work opportunities for international students in Germany: As per German Law, international students can work 20 hours per week part-time or 120 full days yearly. Jobs like social media assistant, translator, administrative staff, content writer and tutor are possible to work in Germany. Other than this, international students can avail the 18-month post-study permit that they can use to search jobs after the completion of their degree.
Cost of studying in Germany for international students
The cost of living in Germany for international students varies from one city to another, and expenses are greater in cities like Munich. There are numerous expenses that an international student will make while studying in Germany (source: DAAD), including:
- Rent: Rent is the largest monthly expense for students and the amount paid differs on the basis of accommodation. The rent for shared flat ranges between €260 and €300, for student hall of residence it ranges between €220 and €250 and for a single bedroom apartment, the rent ranges from €500 to €580.
- Food: The average monthly cost for food for international students falls in the range of €150 to €180.
- Transport: International students end up paying between €90 and €100 on a monthly basis on transport. Student discounts are also available.
- Telephone and Internet: The average monthly expense on telephone and Internet of international students falls in the range of €25 to €35.
- Study materials: International students usually end up paying between €15 and €25 for study materials.
- Leisure activities: The average monthly expenses that international students pay for leisure activities are between €55 and €65.
- Health insurance: If your health insurance is not valid in Germany, then you have to pay around €80 monthly for this.
- Student visa: If you are not an EU student, you will be required to pay €90 for your student visa.
Discover Europe on a Germany student visa
International students studying in Germany will have a student visa and a residency permit. This permit allows students to explore the Schengen Area without a visa. Picture yourself sightseeing beautiful locations like France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Denmark and Poland etc.
What Whizz Europa Edu Consultants does differently?
We have sent students to Germany and several other countries. But what we had observed is, students can do better if they are given guidance with reality advices. Whizz Europa is there to help students to make a career choice, University selection and clarity regarding migration. We fill our candidates with positive energy and knowledge so that they can make their career choices and decisions perfectly.
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