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Germany, also popularly known as Deutschland, has a rich history with vibrant cities, picturesque countryside, amazing culture, and a country dotted with palaces and abbeys. The country is rich in beautiful heritage sites through its stunning cities and gorgeous countryside. 

Germany is renowned for its generous approach to higher education: public universities charge no tuition fees to students, regardless of nationality. One of the best things about higher education in Germany is its no to low tuition fees. Most of the universities in Germany belong to the state hence they offer free or minimal fees for studies. One has to pay only administrative fees each year. If the student manages to secure a position in any of the public universities, studying in Germany is free for Indian students, just like students from other parts of the world. Students just have to pay a nominal semester fee (around 250 to 500 Euros) per semester.


** Study Bachelors in Germany:

You have to attend a Studienkolleg (Foundation course) before you start your undergraduate course in Germany. The state-run Studienkollegs are free of charge. There are also private foundation courses charging fees. Courses usually run for two semesters followed by the final exam (Feststellungsprüfung).

** Study Masters in Germany:

The higher studies in Germany are available in its universities, known as Universitäten. There are two types of universities for higher education in Germany - Public and Private.

Although over 500 international degree programs use English as a medium of instruction, you can even opt for learning the German language by enrolling yourself in German Language Courses at the University free of charge.

If the course is in English, then proof of proficiency in English- Toefl 79(IBT) and higher or IELTS 6.0 is needed.

If the course is completely in German, then proof of proficiency in the German language(Geothe or TestDaF or DSH) is required.

* Intakes:

Summer semester: If you wish to apply for summer start the application from the beginning of October to 15th January.

Winter semester: If you wish to apply for winter start the application from the beginning of April to 15th July.

* Top Universities:

  • Technical University of Munich
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Technische Universität Berlin
  • Technische Universität Dresden
  • Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • Universität Freiburg

* Cost of living:

Though Germany enjoys one of the highest standards of living, still the expenses are comparable to countries in Europe. Living Expenses depend largely on the lifestyle, city, and type of accommodation. This cost covers basic expenses like accommodation, food, and basic travel within the city or campus.

* Scholarships:

To avail of a DAAD scholarship program, a student must have the following eligibility: The concerned student should have a full-time four-year Bachelor's degree from a registered institution or university in the relevant subject. The academic degree qualification should not exceed more than six years.



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