Study in Germany
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 or Fachhochschulen, 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 & Deadlines: In Germany there are basically two Intakes: –
Summer – March/April and Winter – September/October
Language Proficiency: The 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
General requirements 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.
Germany at a glance
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 summer months 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 lacs per year
Population: 81.8 million (2015)
Major Language spoken in Germany: German
Living cost: Approximately 8100 EUR per year
Financial capital of Germany: Frankfurt
Universities in Germany
|01||International School of Management, Dortmund||www.ism.de|
|02||International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef – Bonn (IUBH), Berlin||www.iubh.de|
|03||Cologne Business School, Cologne||www.cbs.de|
|04||New European College GmbH, Munich||www.new-european-college.com|
|05||EIIE Eurasia Institute for International Education GmbH, Berlin||www.eurasia-institute.com|
|06||Hochschule Bremen – University of Applied Sciences, Bremen||www.hs-bremen.de|
|07||Schiller International University, Heidelberg||www.siu-heidelberg.de|
|08||EU Business School, Munich||www.euruni.edu|
|09||Accadis University of Applied Sciences, Bad Homburg, Hamborg||www.accadis.com|
|10||GISMA Business School, Hanover||www.gisma.com|
|11||IAS International Acdemy of Students, Lübeck||www.iaos.de|
|12||Halmstad University and Hochschule Ostwestfallen lippe, Halmstad / Lippe||www.hh.se/english.5_en.html|