Germany Study FAQs
Germany is a country that is widely recognized for its leadership in manufacturing and machinery. With its qualitative education and multicultural society, Germany is a popular destination among the European countries. From engineering to art, Germany ensures quality education at an affordable cost. Germany is known for its wide range of programmes including top management, business and engineering programme. Most of the German universities have professional assessment center training & career coaching which make this destination more demanding among the Indian Students. Germany is among the safest countries in the world with a good amount of labour wage for students to work there.
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FAQs for Study in Germany
#1. What is the requirement of studying in Germany?
Ans. For Studying in top Universities at Germany, you require to have good academics and English Proficiency.
#2. How much it cost to study in Germany?
Ans. Many of the public universities are available which provide a free education to all the student, but they teach in Germany and proficiency for Foregien language is required to study over there. While if you enrol in any private institution to learn in English the fees starts from around 10,000 Euros. The living in Germany cost around 600-900 Euros /month.
#3. Do I need to learn German to study in Germany?
Ans. If you want to study in public university, then you need to learn German language. While if you enroll yourself into any English taught university then learning German is not compulsory.
#4. Do German universities teach in English?
Ans. Only Private universities teach in English.
#5. Is IELTS required for Germany?
Ans. Most of the university require IELTS as it is mandatory criteria for them. To study abroad in Germany you need to hold a higher education entrance qualification or Hochschulzugangsberechtigung (HZB). This qualification can come in many formats, particularly for international students who have gained their school-leaving qualifications in a different country.
For prospective undergraduate students, a high-school diploma, school-leaving certificate or university entrance exam result is usually sufficient. For postgraduate programs, students need to provide an undergraduate degree certificate. Usually, if your qualification would allow you entry into higher education in your home country, it will also be sufficient to allow you to apply to German universities. To check whether your current qualifications are recognized for study in Germany, use the form on this page.
If you find that your qualification is not recognized, you are also able to take a preparatory course at a Studienkolleg before taking a compulsory assessment test known as a Feststellungprüfung. This assessment will cover areas that are relevant to the program you wish to study and will prepare you for university.
If you wish to undertake a program being taught in German (the teaching language of most undergraduate programs in Germany), you will also need to prove your German proficiency (see question five below for more information).
In addition to German-language proficiency and an entrance qualification, you may also need to meet the specific entry requirements of your chosen university program. These requirements depend on the reputation of the school and of the program, and can be found by looking at the program information in the university’s prospectus or online.
#6. IELTS score require for Germany?
Ans. 6.0 Or more band is helpful to secure place in any top institute for study.
#7. Can I study in Germany without IELTS?
Ans. Options are also available for enrolment on the basis of MOI in private universities.
#8. Can I work in Germany while studying?
Ans. 20 Hours of work is permissible while you are studying in Germany.
#9. Which course is best for job in Germany?
Ans. Germany is an Engineering Hub and top companies are available which recruit qualified engineers. So Engineering related courses help to get best job opportunities.
#10. What are the top universities to study in Germany?
Ans. Many top universities are available to study in Germany. Most of the student prefer public university for free education, but for that you need to learn German language. While if you opt for any private university with same level of education, you can learn in English. To know more about private university, Click Here.
#11. Cost of study in Germany?
Ans. For studying ion Germany you need to have your tuition fees which ranges from 11000 Euros to 18560 Euros and also to cover the living expense you need to have a blocked account of 10,236 euros.
#12. Study in Germany in English?
Ans. Many of the private institutes provide study option in English.
#13. Job opportunities in Germany after completing the study?
Ans. There are lot of Job opportunities over there. There are jobs. There is no scarcity or dearth of jobs, there are plenty but the question is whether you prepare yourself for the job or not while studying in Germany. It doesn’t matter what you have done till now. After you go there, interact with your seniors and ask them what particulars things companies ask for and learn that during your studies. Attend Job fairs for good job prospects.
#14. What is VFS for Germany?
Ans. VFS is basically Visa Facilitation Services, it is an outsourcing and technology services company that serves governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. The company manages visa and passport issuance-related administrative and non-discretionary tasks for its client governments. There is no Embassy or consulate interview. File is been submitted to Embassy by Germany VFS and then you directly get visa based upon your file with 45-90 Working days.
#15. How to get PR in Germany?
Ans. Germany is the second most popular migration destination in the world, after the United States and is becoming more and more popular for private individuals and international companies. The reasons for the interest in immigrating to Germany are very diverse. Germany is the largest economy in all of Europe and focuses on innovation. This attracts many companies from abroad to Germany. Social security, a high standard of living and the fact that German passport is the most powerful in the world are further reasons for immigration to Germany. When you apply, you’ll need to prove that you have enough money or a job that pays enough for you to support yourself and your family unit without the need for government assistance. Also, your living space must be big enough. This seems to mean a minimum of 13sqm per person. In addition to these requirements, you should enroll in an integration course or show proof that you speak German at a B1 or better level and that you have the necessary knowledge about German law and culture.
#16. What are the German study visa requirements?
Ans. You can Click Here to get details about documents required to have your student visa.
#17. Why select Germany for abroad study?
Ans. Germany is the third most popular destination among international students in the world. More than 12% of the populations are of International students. Recently Germany is becoming a magnet for International students from all over the world. Germany is an ideal place to study, it has rich & complex history & culture which every student look forward in a new country. The education system in Germany highly focus on international domain, thus the number of international students coming to study is ever-rising. Almost in every University lectures from all around the world come to share their expertise, mainly in English. Almost many Universities offers graduates & post graduates programs for interested students depending on their aim, as a student you will find it very hard to get bored even for an instant as there are always stimulating activities happening around regardless of the city students are living in. Because of the higher education standards and the advanced technology environment, students who study in abroad have better job opportunities and higher job roles in their hometown. This is one of the major reasons.
FAQs to Prepare for University Interview - Study in Germany
The process to study in Germany is quite simple but it is a bit time consuming.
The basis process starts with enrolling in German University, once you have paid the tuition fees and got the acceptance you may proceed with VFS Submission.
In Germany, to cover your living expense you have to open a block account with funds os 10,232 Euros in permissible banks.
During the enrollment process in University, student has to face SKYPE interview. Below are some of the frequently asked questions during University Interview :
#1. Tell us something about yourself?
Ans. For any academic interview, Introduction should include details as below:
Experience (if any)
Family context and some information about your personality (you can include hobbies or any extracurricular results)
#2. What is the reason for choosing further studies?
Ans. The student should link his academic background and experience with choosing their course for further study.
#3. Why did you choose Germany for further studies?
Reference 1: Germany is the third most popular destination among international students in the world. More than 12% of the populations are of International students. Recently Germany is becoming a magnet for International students from all over the world. Germany is an ideal place to study, it has rich & complex history & culture which every student look forward in a new country. The education system in Germany highly focus on international domain, thus the number of international students coming to study is ever-rising. Almost in every University lectures from all around the world come to share their expertise, mainly in English. Almost many Universities offers graduates & post graduates programs for interested students depending on their aim, as a student you will find it very hard to get bored even for an instant as there are always stimulating activities happening around regardless of the city students are living in. Because of the higher education standards and the advanced technology environment, students who study in abroad have better job opportunities and higher job roles in their hometown. This is one of the major reasons.
Reference 2: Some points as why Germany is perfect place to study.
- International Degree Programs.
- Affordable Accommodation and Living cost.
- Travel Europe on a student visa.
- Mandatory Health Insurance.
- Dual studies, a great opportunity.
- Cultural Revelations.
- Safe Country
#4. Why study abroad & not India?
- Abroad studies are mostly based on practical knowledge.
- Chance of getting dual degree.
- Getting an international degree and exposure.
- Increase international job prospects.
- Gain a greater knowledge of different cultures.
- Meet diverse range of people.
- Discover new environment.
- Gain a global mind-set.
- Learn self-reliance & gain independence.
- Learn to appreciate smaller things more.
#5. Why this University
Ans. Students must describe the key USP for choosing a particular university. The information we can include can be:
- Forms- Modules
- Alumnus network
#6. How much is the living expense in Germany?
Ans. As per my knowledge the living expense is _______
Ans. International students have the right to work while studying in Germany as long as they are enrolled in an Institution. Students who are not nationals of EU member countries must also hold a valid residency permit. The right to work applies to all students, including those who are in Germany for the first time, those who are enrolled in the first year of a university program, and those who are enrolled full-time in a language school.20hrs per week are permitted during studies as well as 3 months of full time work during holiday. Masters students are allowed to work for 4-5 month and bachelor students are allowed to work for 2-3 month.
#8. What is your future goal?
Below are some examples of future goal
Entrepreneur: After completing my study from University name, I would come back to my home town and will start –up my own organization which will focus on its development. I assure that I’ll learn all the required skills to run my organization at my level best. I am confident that studying at University name will empower me with sound knowledge of the basic principles of this field and help me acquire the necessary skills to reach my goal. Also my degree in Course from University will give me a strong grounding and a perfect channel to capitalize on my strengths.
Work in MNC: After completing my course, I would like to work with reputed company either at Europe, India or anywhere in world. I wanted to become more successful & progressive in the field of my interest. I am looking forward to hold a secure job in well-reputed companies like ONGC, BHEL, TATA, and many more. I am very much confident that after completing this course I can start my professional career with a good position as an Information System Manager, Marketing Manager, System Developer etc.
Family Business: After completing the course from University name, I will come back to India and join hand into family business. As my father has always run the business in a very simple & traditional way but I want to expand it by implementing new ideas and take our business into next level. (For e.g. as my father is running a provisional store in place, and I want the chain of it to grow not only in my place but some other part of India as well, and then take it into an international level. So to bring an exposure into the business I will need a market research which will help me to understand the market value essential for the business).
Long-term study: I have chosen to pursue Under-graduate study at University name by working under the guidance of the distinguished researchers. I am confident of making an original contribution in the field of my interest. I wanted to excelled well-rounded and exacting undergraduate program and have developed a solid background in Course Name. In turn I shall get intellectual satisfaction and the gratification of becoming a contributor to knowledge through research and the greater personal rewards of learning and discovery. My long-term goal is to be actively involved with research and teaching in an area that I love. I look forward to such an involvement as a faculty member at a reputed University.