About German Education System

Types of Institution in Germany: There are two types of Higher Education in Germany:

  • Universities including the Universities of Technology, abb. TU
  • Universities of Applied Sciences orFachhochschulen, abb. FH

Universities are research oriented and it follows the principle of unity of research and teaching. While Universities of Applied Sciences are professional oriented Institutions and they basically focus on Engineering, Business Administration, Social Science & Design.

Intakes And Dealing:In Germany there are basically two Intakes: -Summer-March/April and Winter- September/October.
Language ProficiencyThe basic medium of Instruction in Germany is either English or German, so the student has to take tests like TOEFL or IELTS plus GRE (where required) to show the proficiency in English.
Proficiency of German language is not a criterion for admission however it is imperative that students have at least a basic knowledge of German Language for living & socializing. IELTS - Minimum score should be 6.5+ but some Universities accept 6.0 as well. and TOEFL-87.

Entry Requirement

Genral Requirement For Master Studies:Bachelor Degree min. 65 % for Engineering Students.
Duration: Duration would be 1.5 or 2 years and Courses are entirely taught in English/German.
Tuition Fees: Universities are state-funded, therefore, generally no tuition fees are charged While some charge around 500 euros per semester.
Study Areas: Germany offers more than 500 courses in the English language. The courses range from all engineering fields like Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and IT.

  • Free education & top notch research in the universities of Germany attracts many students from all over the world including USA.
  • The medium of Instruction for Masters is English but Basic knowledge of German language (not Mandatory) will help you for your living.
  • After you complete your Masters you will have one full year to search for JOBS, German Economy is the third best in the world and there are plenty of jobs for qualified people.
  • Degree from German university is valid all over the world & it boost one of the oldest & best education system in the world.
  • Germany is not expensive as compared to other European Countries and cost of living would come around EURO 670/month.
  • Germany situated in center of Europe & sharing its border with 9 countries. It is one of the great countries in the world.
  • Germany visa is valid in 27 Schengen countries, which includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Holland & others.
  • German institutions of higher education are characterized by the quality and diversity of courses on offer.
  • After you complete your Masters you will be allowed to stay in the country for 18 months to search for jobs.
  • Students are allowed to work part time for 120 full days and 240 half days in a year without a work permit.
  • In Germany you will get Summer Intake for MS.

Some Of The Popular Master Courses Available Are

* MS in Mechanical * MS in Electronics & Communication * MS in Computer Science * MS in Biotechnology * MS in Electrical * MBA * MA in Finance, * Business studies Economics & International relation.

  • Capital: Berlin
  • Currency:EURO
  • Major Cities:
  • Weather And Climate: Germany has a temperate climate with mild winters and cool summers During winter months, the temperature occasionally drops below freezing and the days are shorter (only 6-8 hours of daylight), while the summermonths can be sunny.
  • Cost Of Education Germany promotes free education system where in there is no tuition fees charged. However you need to pay a minimal social contribution which is approximately 1000 EUR per year.
  • Cost Of Living: Approximately Rs.6 lac per year.
  • Population: 81.8 million (2015).
  • Major Language Spoken In Germany:German.
  • Living Cost:Approximately 8100 EUR per year.
  • Financeal Capital Of German:Frankfurt. Capital:Berlin
  • Currency:EURO
  • Major Cities:Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich.
  • Weather And Climate: Germany has a temperate climate with mild winters and cool summers During winter months, the temperature occasionally drops below freezing and the days are shorter (only 6-8 hours of daylight), while the summermonths can be sunny.
  • Cost Of Education Germany promotes free education system where in there is no tuition fees charged. However you need to pay a minimal social contribution which is approximately 1000 EUR per year.
  • Cost Of Living: Approximately Rs.6 lac per year.
  • Population: 81.8 million (2015).
  • Major Language Spoken In Germany:German.
  • Living Cost:Approximately 8100 EUR per year.
  • Financeal Capital Of German:Frankfurt.