Germany Faq's

Why study in Germany?

German Education guarantees practical knowledge in addition to solid theoretical foundation. Above all it provides a platform to launch a career by making internships compulsory & Bachelor/Master Thesis in an industrial environment.

How is Quality of Education?

Germany is Synonymous with Quality. This holds true even in the field of education. Most of the Universities or colleges are state funded. Merit is the only criteria for admission & there is no doubt about it. According to German law, universities are not permitted to discriminate against or grant preferential treatment to persons on basis of race, ethnic group, gender, or social class.

How good is Germany in the field of science & Research?

Germany is the land of ideas. Education, Science & Research has been playing a central role in the German society. To name a few inventions - Diesel Engine, Tachometer, Electromagnetic radiation, X-ray Crystallography, Automobile, Zeppelin all come from Germany. Time is testimony of the fact that Germany has produced 103 Noble laureates.

What I s the cost of education in Germany?

As there is no tuition fee or a nominal tuition fee, Universities do not provide any scholarships. But International students can apply for scholarships from numerous organisations such as DAAD. No tuition fees in some states

Do I have to learn German Language to study in Germany?

German language knowledge is mandatory for studying in Germany. Some universities need German Language (level-I or level-2) certificate to consider the application for admission.

How many intakes are there in Germany?

German Universities offer programs in two intakes. October is the major intake in which most of the programs are offered, April/May is the minor intake in which all the Programs & Universities are not available for International students.

Can a student work Part time while studying?

International students are allowed to work for 90 full working days or 180 half working days in a year provided it does not exceed 20 hours a week during the lecture period. The objective of this permit is to allow students earn while they learn without hindering or distracting them from the primary goal which is completion of their course of study.

How much I can earn per hour?

Typical student wages range from 10 to 15 Euros an hour. Student could work in campus or outside the campus. A typical campus work could be taking up tutorship or teaching assistantship under the guidance of a professor.

Can I work after completing my course in Germany?

After completion of study at the university, foreign student is allowed to stay up to 1 year in order to apply for jobs. Upon receiving a Letter of Interest or Work contract one may apply for a Work Permit at the Local Employment Office. Issuance of a work permit may take around 4 to 6 weeks.