GERMANY QUICK FACTS
The Federal Republic of Germany is located in the heart of Europe. It’s a country endowed with rivers, landscape of forests, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. The capital of Germany is Berlin.
Germany is a popular destination to study for international students in the world; in fact it is the third most popular destination.
Degrees obtained from German universities are recognized around the world .
Students (including international students) do not pay tuition fees at German universities, and if so, the fees are very low.As an international student with outstanding academic achievement, you have good chances of receiving a scholarship to finance your studies in Germany.
Germany is a safe country for every international student to study and live.The cost of living in Germany is very reasonable compared with other European countries.
- Nationality : German(s)
- Population : 83,2 million (in 2020)
- Ethnic groups: Primarily German; Danish minority in the north, Sorbian (Slavic) minority in the east; 11.2 million foreign residents, 25% of the population are people with an immigration
- Religions: Protestants (27.9 million), Catholics (27.3 million); approximately 4.4 million Muslims.
- Language : German
- second languages: English, French, Turkish.
EDUCATION IN GERMANY
Germany has the third best education system in the world, after the United States and the United Kingdom, according to US News & World Report. Technische Universitat Munchen (ranked 60th in the world) is the highest ranked university in Germany in the QS World University Rankings 2016-2017 , followed by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen (joint 68th) and Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg (72nd)More than 1,300 international Master and Ph.D. degree programs in various disciplines are taught in English. So if you do not have knowledge of German, you can still study in Germany.
TOP UNIVERSITIES IN GERMANY
- Technical University Munich
- Technical University Berlin
- University of Hamburg
- Private – srh hoschule , IUBH, cologne
COST OF LIVING
10236 Euros for first year
COST OF STUDY
A public university- from no fees to 500 to 1000 euro/ semPrivate universities- 5000 euro to 7000 euro/ sem
Summer- March/ AprilWinter- Sep/oct
Certain private universities – feb/may/June in addition to above intakes.
WORK RIGHTS AND STAY BACK
240 days part time or 120 days full time in a year .Students can work for more hours subject to approval from foreign authority
18 months stay back
20 hr/week(during class timings)40 hr/week(vacations)