Study In Germany 2018
Germany is a famous developed country in Western Europe. Not only basic but even college and university level education in German is free for local students while the country charge very little fee for international students which makes Germany on top of the list for overseas students. Due to providing such opportunities for foreign students, German is the third largest destination of international students. German has made itself an important place for international students as English is extensively used in university level for foreign students. Currently, there are 164 ‘International Schools’ in Germany where English is used as language for education and curriculum which makes these schools appropriate for international students. In public universities, there is no tuition fee for local students and also for international students if the students study with the same conditions as applied to locals. Private education is quite expensive for international students. As international student of non EU country, you can work for total 120 full days in a year. You will get cheaper food, medical and public transit as compared to UK and USA. International students can also receive scholarships from state-supported German Academic Exchange Service.
If you want to start studying in Germany then initially you have to choose a university which provides education for international students in English language and also offers degree in the subject which you are wishing to study. The next step is to know about the admission requirements of your desired university and whether or not you are eligible to take admission there. Then, you have to know about the financial requirement as average cost for living in Germany is around $800 per month. After considering all these matters, you can apply directly to the international office of the university. International students can get admission in German universities twice in a year in winter and summer season. It is better to submit application around six weeks before the deadline. Along with this application, you will have to submit all the required educational degrees, passport size photo, copy of passport and proof of language proficiency. The next important step is to purchase health insurance. You have to pay between $88 and $176 if your health insurance is not valid in Germany. The 6th step is to get German student visa. Most German universities don’t provide accommodation to foreign students. For this purpose, you have to consider an apartment, shared accommodation or student residence. The cost of these accommodations is around $400/month, $300/month and $265/month respectively. After completing all these tasks, the last step is to get yourself enrolled in your desired university in Germany.
Heidelberg University is the oldest German public university that was established in 1386 while more than 30,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students are studying in the university. The university is ranked at 13th in the world by number of Nobel Laureates. The university is placed at higher level in whole of Europe for study of biology, psychology, physics, mathematics and chemistry. Leipzig University was established in 1409 in Saxony while this public university has around 30,000 students. The university provides education in the faculties of theology, law, history & art, philosophy, education, social sciences, economics & management sciences, sports science, medicine, veterinary medicine and others. University of Rostock is another old public university that was established in 1419 and currently has around 15,000 students. The university offer education in the faculties of agricultural & environmental sciences, law, humanities, economics & social sciences, theology, mechanical engineering & marine technology, mathematics & natural sciences and computer science & electrical engineering.