Study in the Germany

Why Germany?

Germany is among the most popular European destinations for international students. Being the largest economy on continental Europe, it offers students incredible job opportunities after their graduation. Just in 2021, over 22000 international students sought resident permits for the purpose of studies. German universities are world-renowned for their rigorous research practices ensuring that students receive a high-quality education.

Germany is among the most popular European destinations for international students.

  • Free or low-cost education: Most public universities in Germany do not charge any tuition fees for undergraduate courses. And even for postgraduate courses, the tuition fees are quite low as compared to other popular study destinations
  • High-quality education: Germany has over 400 universities that offer internationally recognized degrees and a wide range of courses taught in English.
  • Excellent job prospects: Germany has one of the strongest and most diverse economies in Europe. It is home to many global companies such as BMW, Siemens, Volkswagen, and SAP. Studying in Germany opens the doors for you to such excellent job markets which are constantly creating new opportunities for growth and development.

Key Facts

Key Attractions

  • Berlin Philharmonic (Berlin)
  • Berlin Wall Memorial (Berlin)
  • Miniatur Wonderland (Hamburg)
  • Kolner Dom (Cologne)
  • Schloss Neuschwanstein (Bavaria) 


  • Berliner Pfannkuchen
  • Currywurst
  • Schnitzel

Leisure Activities

  • Oktoberfest
  • Tiergarten (Berlin)
  • Europa-park (Rust)

Tuition costs

  • Germany is one of the most affordable destinations for international students. Public universities in Germany do not charge tuition fees, and students only pay a semester contribution, which covers administrative costs and allows them to use public transport. Semester contribution is usually around €300 – €500

Living costs

  • On average monthly living costs range from €700 – €1100 including accommodation, food, transport, leisure etc. Actual cost depends on the city and the type of accommodation you’re living in. Student residence halls are usually cheaper (€200 – €300) than private accommodation (€300 – €600). Visit Daad for more information

Job Prospects

  • While home students and those with settled status can work as much as they want, international students holding a visa for study purposes have some limitations. Those enrolled in full-time studies can work 120 days (960 hrs.) annually.
  • After graduation, the study visa can be converted to a max 18 months duration job seeker visa. Upon a successful job hunt, the student can then avail a permit for gainful employment to stay and work in Germany


  • The climate of Germany is temperate, with mild winters and warm summers. The average temperature during the winter months (December-February) is between 0°C (32°F) and 5°C (41°F), but it fluctuates between 20°C (68°F) and 30°C (86°F) during the summer months (June-August). Temperatures may vary based on the region of Germany in which you reside.
  • Be sure to bring winter-appropriate clothes, such as a heavy coat, boots, and gloves. T-shirts, shorts, and sandals are more comfortable to wear throughout the summer months.