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Admission Procedure For Germany

Take admissions and complete a study program in Germany every year. There is no heavy study fee in Germany but students have to arrange living expenses on their own while they study in Germany. Admission of international students to Undergraduate Studies in Germany needs a one-year 'bridge program' to be completed. After completion of the bridge program, students from most of the overseas countries are required to pass an assessment test in order to get admission into a German institution for the equivalent of the Bachelors degree. However, there is an exemption of taking this assessment test to students who have cleared some of the prestigious entrance examinations of their home country.

This however depends on the different guidelines that are followed by the respective Institutions of Germany, where the students are seeking admission. Students who have successfully completed two years of undergraduate studies are also exempted from the assessment test. However, they have to prove their aptitude in the German language. Admission to Postgraduate Courses in Germany needs generally a four-year bachelor's degree but in many Institutions a three-year bachelor's degree is also accepted. Admission requirements to PhD Courses in Germany are similar to many other countries such as international students must have a Master's Degree. And must have identified an academician or professor in Germany who is willing to act as their doctoral guide.

Students have to apply to the Universities through expert agent ( or directly . Application forms can be asked for from the International offices of the respective universities. The filled applications have to be sent back to the university along with the required documents. The attached documents must normally be authenticated copies of certificates. Students, who are willing to study in Germany, will also have to include authenticated copies of certificates confirming their knowledge of German, if necessary.

Entrance Requirements for overseas students in Germany are: Students interested to take up full time study in Germany are required to apply and get a student visa in time, before the start of the program. Generally based on the previous academic records. For some of the management courses, GMAT score is mandatory. For some of the Engineering programs, GRE score is required. The TOEFL OR IELTS is a standard test required for study programs that have English as their medium of instruction.

Top universities
Germany has many world class Universities, where lots of overseas students take admissions and study every year. Although there are lots of aspects involving in judging the quality of Germany's Universities by reputation or through a expert agent, here is a list of the 'all time best' universities of Germany. These Universities have attracted most of the students for quite some time and are judged 'great universities' internationally:
  • Technical University, Munich Germany
  • University of Bonn, Germany
  • University of Freiburg, Germany
  • University of Goettingen, Germany
  • University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • University of Munich, Germany .......................................and many more........
Visa procedure
Students who intend to study in Germany will have to apply and get a student visa. There are different official visa procedures to apply and get the student-visa for studying in Germany. The nearby German Embassy or Consulate General in your country is the authority to process your student-visa procedures and students mostly will be interviewed by the visa officers to satisfy the conditions of the Germany's visa rules. To acquire any type of student visa to enter Germany, international students must have the following:
  • A valid passport,
  • To provide documental proof of financial means to cover the expenses for your entire period of study in Germany, and
  • To have either university admission or at least a confirmation of your status as an applicant.
In order to receive your visa for Germany in right time, international students must submit their application with all associated documents at least couple of months before they plan the trip to Germany. Also, students must fill in the application form and bring it with the complete set of documents to the Embassy. Further, if students have any queries regarding their visa to Germany, they can contact the nearby German Embassy. After the step-by-step processing of the student-visa formalities, the international students may be issued one of the following three types of student-visa for Germany according to the requirement of the students and the conditions and satisfaction level of the visa officers.
  • Student applicant visa
  • Student visa
  • Visa for participation in a language course
For more details on obtaining student visa for Germany, students can contact the experts (9985867309).

Financial Aid by government
Although study expenses for a study program in Germany is moderately affordable, living expenses for leading a student life in Germany is fairly expensive. The main living expense involves in affording the rental part. Different types of accommodation that can be availed in Germany are:
  • For a single stay 'Flat-sharing' accommodation can be reasonably priced and is widely recommended accommodation as well.
  • Apart from the flat-sharing accommodation, there are other stay facilities such as University-residences and Estate agents exist in Germany for which the stay expenses may vary according to the comfort level.
The German government has established the 'Federal Education and Training Assistance Act' to guarantee trainees a minimum of financial support. To be eligible to receive the state assistance, students must be under 30 years of age and prove that their parents are not capable of supporting the student's university education related expenses. Financial aid and scholarships for a study program in Germany are available to all competent students from international countries and students are advised to search and seek for such aids from different resources such as those related to the concerned higher educational institutions of Germany.

A postgraduate course in Germany lasts for two years generally and is sometimes completed in one year, depending upon the nature of the course. A postgraduate program or a second-degree program done from the German universities can be exceptionally helpful in the international job market, especially in the technical, scientific and arts subject areas. There are different kinds of postgraduate courses available in the country of Germany:
  • Some are based on previous courses, either from the same or from a related subject area. They build up on previously acquired academic knowledge.
  • Some are offered as supplementary postgraduate courses, which offer students knowledge in other subject areas.
The postgraduate programs, which are offered as an additional course of study in Germany, require that the students should hold an academic degree. Additional courses offer specialized knowledge on the previous completed course of study. Students without a first degree can also step beyond their usual course studies. In order to gain a supplementary qualification certificate, students only need to take part in a course at their university. In some subject areas, basic course work is tested after two to three years by means of a comprehensive midway exam. The first degree or certificate awarded in the German system of post-secondary education is the equivalent of the U.S.Master's Degree. This degree requires the successful completion of one of three types of comprehensive final exams at the end of five to six years of study.

Second-degree or Master's degree programs in Germany are:
  • Master of Arts, M.A
  • Master of Science, M.Sc
  • Master of Engineering, M.Eng.
  • Master of Laws, L.L.M
  • Master of Fine Arts M.F.A. or Master of Music, M.Mus.
PhD Programs in Germany: Doctorate or PhD degree programs are the third-level degree programs in Germany's education system. In Germany, a PhD or another doctoral degree may be done in different ways such as:
  • There are PhD students who carry out their research work in 'graduate colleges' at universities under a rigid time schedule.
  • Others are university employees and work part-time as teaching or research fellows at the department or any other higher institute in which they pursue PhD program.
  • Others work on their research projects within privately funded or other sponsored non-university research institutes.
  • While some may have the privilege of a scholarship or their private funds allowing them to concentrate exclusively on their PhD, others manage to pursue their PhD work as a 'night job' in addition to working on a regular job in a company.
The minimum educational eligibility conditions for doing a PhD program in Germany is aMaster's Degree in the subject area. However, in some exceptional cases with outstanding academic results, students may be permitted to take up a PhD program with a Bachelor's honor degree. This depends on the subject, the university, the department and sometimes on the individual academician's views. Student aspirants, who would like to pursue a PhD program in Germany's higher Institutions, are advised to check for the entire admission details and the financial supports, from the respective Universities or Institutes.
Published date : 25 Oct 2021 12:32PM

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