Why Study in Germany
1.High-quality teaching and research
Numbering around 400, German universities offer excellent opportunities for learning and research
2.Attractive international courses
German universities also offer a large number of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and doctorates aimed at international students. Depending on the university and availability, the students can take these courses in English or French, for example.
Unlike many other countries, no tuition fees are charged for undergraduate degrees at most of the public universities in Germany.
4.Good career prospects
Studying at a German university could be your first step towards a career in Germany. Because German companies are looking for university graduates in a variety of sectors – especially in the fields of engineering, medicine, the life sciences and information technology.
5.High quality of life
Life in Germany is very good. If you study here, you will not only find Europe's most dynamic economy. Germany is also a verysafe country, with a high standard of living, a rich cultural history and a very diverse population.
Checklist for Schengen visa - Business -
Before submitting your application at your local Visa Application Centre or German Mission, please prepare the following documentation:
1.Valid passport (issued within the last 10 years and with at least 3 months validity after the scheduled return; passports with observations regarding the front data page cannot be accepted) with at least two empty pages
2.Application form & declaration duly signed
3.1 copy of your passport’s data page (A4 size copy)
4.Company covering letter with entire travel plan (itineary)
5.Invitation letter from the business partner in Germany in English or German For consultancy services: please provide a confirmation letter from the German client
6.Detailed schedule of your business meetings (ONLY for stays over 30 days)
7.Flight reservation, rail tickets, others
8.Proof of accomodation for your entire stay in the Schengen area
9.Certificate of Incorporation of the company
10.Company Income Tax Return (ITR) form
11.Company bank statement of the past three months, stating the drawing power/credit limit
12.Proof of financial status:
If employed: Payslips of the past three months / employment contract If self-employed:
Certificate of Proprietorship or other proof of ownership (proof of land title, proof of income from agriculture (sales form) etc.) Personal bank statement of the past three months with sufficient funds Income Tax Return (ITR) form or Form 17 (Certificate of Income Tax deducted at the source of salary)
13.Proof of civil status: Marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card if applicable
14.2 passport pictures according to biometric specifications, not older than 6 months.
All documents need to be presented in the given order in original. Should you wish to keep any original, kindly provide a copy (A4 size). Please DO NOT staple any documents. Please note that the German Missions reserve the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases.
Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.
What are the benefits of Studying in Germany?
Over some time back, studying abroad vividly referred to education in US. Off late along with other destinations like Australia, UK, Singapore, Germany is emerging as a favorite spot for people willing to pursue their higher studies. The place has overcome and is till working towards motivation international applicants.
Technology: Ever since the dawn of modern engineering, Germany is known for its technological innovation. The technology that rooted out of the German soil is considered to be one of the best in the world. German companies are on hike not only nationally but also internationally.
Top Ranking universities: Many of the technical universities such as TU Darmstadt, TU Karlsruhe, RWTH Aachen etc., rank very high in the list of "World ranking for the best technical institutes".
International Degree: Previously the hitch that kept the international students off bay was the mode of education just being in German. Due to the growing demand and huge in-flow of foreign crowd, the universities have comfortably switched to English taught courses and hence has increased the flow of international applicants.
Flexibility of the Course Duration: Since the education system is split into "practical oriented" study and "industry oriented" study, many German universities offer a 3 semester Masters course (1.5 years). Alternatively, there are also 4 semester Masters course (2 years) offered by many technical institutes. This is a huge advantage to people who would want to complete their Masters as soon as possible and head directly to the German industry to work.
Strategic University Locations: The German universities are usually located in such strategic locations where the industry concentration predominant and the research hubs are easily reachable. This helps the industry-university interaction grow further and eventually to make the learning environment bidirectional.
World Class Facilities: With the recent boom of international applicants, the laboratories and the research facilities toady meet the international standards.
Subsidized Tuition Fee: One of the major advantages of studying in Germany is the "highly subsidized tuition fee". Earlier the German higher education was free of cost (the complete tuition fee was waived off to every student), though in the recent days the universities have started to charge a very nominal tuition fee The DAAD scholarship is yet another attractive option for the international applicant.
Research Fundings: The research projects in the universities largely depend on the funding provided by three main sources: The German Government, the industry, The European Union (EU). Since all these three factors are largely unaffected by the external influences, the research funding for the projects have literally no bound. Hence Germany is indeed a Mecca for researchers from any discipline.
Excellent Job opportunities: Germany is known for its industrial hub (Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, Hannover, Bonn, etc.) Many world famous German companies such as Mercedes Benz, BMW, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen, Siemens, Bosch, SAP etc, provide excellent career opportunities to one and all, irrespective of their nationality. Thousands of supplier companies to these big giants also keep their doors open to the international talents.
List of Universities in Germany
- Technische Universität München (TUM) (Technical University of Munich)
- Ludwig Maximilians Universität, Mänchen (University of Munich)
- Universität Heidelberg
- Freie Universität Berlin
- University of Göttingen
- Aachen University of Technology
- Berufsakademie Ravensburg
- Dortmund University
- Dresden Technical University
- Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald
- Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
- Fachhochschule Fulda
- Fachhochschule Karlsruhe
- Fachhochschule Reutlingen, Hochschule fär Technik und Wirtschaft
- Frankfurt University
- Friedrich Schiller Universität, Jena
- GISMA Business School
- Heinrich-Heine-Universität Dässeldorf
- Humboldt-University, Berlin
- Institut f. Semantische Informationsverarbeitung
- Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz
- Julius-Maximilians-Universität, Wärzburg
- Katholische Universität Eichstätt
- Martin Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg
- Medical University of Luebeck
- Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg
- Ruhr-Universität Bochum
- Technische Hochschule Darmstadt
- Technische Universität Berlin
- Technische Universität Braunschweig
- Technische Universität Chemnitz-Zwickau
- Technische Universität Clausthal
- Technische Universität Dresden
- Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg
- Technische Universität Ilmenau
- Technische Universität M?nchen
- Universität Augsburg
- Universität Bamberg
- Universität Bayreuth
- Universität Bielefeld
- Universität Bonn
- Universität Bremen
- Universität Duisburg
- Universität Freiburg
- Universität Gesamthochschule Essen
- Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel
- Universität Hamburg
- Universität Hannover
- Universität Hildesheim
- Universität Köln
- Universität Kaiserslautern
- Universität Karlsruhe
- Universität Konstanz
- Universität Leipzig
- Universität Mannheim
- Universität Passau
- Universität Potsdam
- Universität Regensburg
- Universität Rostock
- Universität Stuttgart
- Universität Tübingen
- Universität Trier
- Universität der Bundeswehr München
- Universität des Saarlandes
- Universität, Hohenheim
- Universität-GH Paderborn
- Universitaet des Saarlandes
- University of Giessen
- University of Marburg
- University of Oldenburg
- Otto Beisheim School of Management