Almost everyone reading this must have at least heard of the higher education opportunities in Germany. That itself is a proof of the popularity of their degree programs. One of the reasons for this popularity and why Germany has been the top choice for 410,000 international students is the opportunity to study in English in Germany: that too with no tuition fees in many public universities.
German universities are destined to be world leaders in almost every area of specialization and they are always pushing to provide optimal conditions for incoming students to ease their studies.
If you want to start your undergraduate education in a German public university, it will be hard to find a course available in English. Whereas for master’s and PhD programs there are a lot of options for students to choose from. If you are planning to learn undergraduate program in English in Germany, aim to apply for private colleges where there are multiple options available.
Typically, the highest number of English taught programs are available in these fields:
- Social Sciences
Also, in fields like Language and Cultural Studies, Medicine, Art, Sport there are a few courses available which are taught in English.
Normally for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD the following documents are required for application.
- A recognized degree/school qualification
- Certified transcript of grades from your previous organization
- Proof of English proficiency (certificate from university, IELTS (6.5), TOEFL (80))
- Motivation letter, Resume, Letter of recommendations, research proposal (PhD)
- GRE or GMAT (mostly for economics or business-related courses)
Even though most public universities offer courses with no tuition fees, there are some administrative fees involved. Usually, a semester contribution fees which includes student union fees, public transportation ticket, registration fee etc. and that costs 150-300€ per semester. Also, public universities in the state of Baden-Württemberg have started accepting a low tuition fees (approx. 1500€ per semester) from international students.
Additionally, it is mandatory for international students to start a blocked account in Germany and deposit 10,332 euros; before moving to Germany. A Blocked Account is a special kind of bank account for international students which could be used to cover their living expenses in Germany for one year. This also serves as the financial proof while applying for student visa.
These are our choices for the five best universities in Germany for 2021.
- LMU Munich
- Technical University of Munich
- Heidelberg University
- Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
- University of Tübingen
Information collected from https://www.studying-in-germany.org/study-in-english-in-germany/ and Google