About Germany

Germany is a country located in western central Europe consisting of 16 constituent states. Berlin is the capital and largest city in Germany. Germany covers an area of 357,021 square kilometers and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 80.6 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state in the European Union. Studying Abroad in Germany is a big chance not only for European people but for students from all over the world. They benefit from a high quality educational system, learn a new language and gain experience from this interesting country. The large focus on research projects is also a reason for the good reputation of German universities. The state provides money for the research projects and this enables the student to do their own projects and learn in an actual real-life situation.

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    Education System

    Studying in Germany requires the graduate degree or the advanced technical college entrance qualification. International students have to show a similar graduate degree. Until now it was not possible to build a central organization for application and award of university places. Because of this the applications still need to be sent to every university or advanced technical college. In Germany there are three different kinds of advanced colleges or universities. Arts, film or music advanced colleges offer practical education in the artistic subjects. Advanced technical colleges however, cover the scientific and social subjects. They also set value on practical experiences in their education. The third category is called university. They offer all different kinds of subjects. Practical experience is an important point as well but the universities are especially famous for their firm theoretical education.

    Top Universities in Germany

    Latest statistics indicate Germany to be the 4th most popular destination for studying abroad for international students. There are several reasons to study in Germany, whether it is the world class universities and colleges and their diverse subject pool from which students can choose or the historical cultural heritage in which Germany is steeped.

    Germany has consistently been considered a leader in Science, Technology and Engineering. Hence, the top courses to study in Germany are the following: Mechanical, Structural and Chemical Engineering, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Technology, Renewable Energy, Computer Sciences and Information Systems.

    Some of the most popular and top German Universities include the following

    Education Cost for Studying in Germany

    Fees for studying and living in Germany vary depending on the level of study, the state in which the institution is located and whether or not the institution is public or private. When you choose to study in Germany, it becomes important that you know about the cost of higher education in Germany.

    Tuition Fee (EUR €)

    Public Universities: EUR 1,000 per annum (approx.)

    Private Universities: EUR 10,000 – 30,000 per annum (approx.)

    Accommodation (EUR €)

    EUR 6,000 per annum (approx.)

    Other Living Expenses (EUR €)

    EUR 6,000 per annum (approx.)

    In order to fulfil the visa requirements, the students need to show proof that they have, or have access to, around 8,040 EUROs per year for living expenses.

    Note: Living in the eastern parts of Germany can be a little cheaper

    Living Costs

    Compared to other European countries, Germany is not overly expensive. The price of food, accommodation, clothing, cultural activities, etc. is equivalent to the EU average. In fact, the cost of living is relatively low compared to Scandinavian countries. On average a student needs aprox. 670 Euro per month in Germany. Prices differ a lot not only in the big cities but all across Germany. While life and study in Munich is rather expensive, staying in Leipzig for example is much cheaper. Generally students can live on less money in smaller cities than in large cities


    Applying to admission in German Universities is bit different from applying to Universities in Other countries, while the requirements to study in Germany are more or less same. There are 2 intakes for admission in Germany Universities. The main intake is called winter, starts in September and second intake is called summer which starts in March.



    • Minimum 60% in Higher Secondary Level
    • No Gapping
    • Fluent/excellent English (TOEFL/IELTS preferred)

    ELIGIBILITY for Higer Education

    • A Minimum of Higher Secondary Level Completed
    • German Language Level A1 and A2 successfully passed

    Documents Required

    •  Academic Transcript, Certificate and Mark-sheets
    • German Language Proficiency test score
    • Passport
    • Motivation letter

    Admission Process for Studying in Germany

    To be assured of obtaining the best quality advice about the opportunities available for studying in Germany students should register with Oasis Abroad Study services and Consultancy. After registration all students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how we, at Oasis Abroad Study services and Consultancy, work on Germany admissions process –

    • Registration
      You register with Oasis Abroad Study services and Consultancy and be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.
    • Profiling
      We make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.
    • Standardised Tests
      We evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.
    • University/Course Selection
      Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.
    • Document Editing
      We edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.
    • Application Review and Submission
      The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.
    • Interview Preparation
      We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.
    • Visa Counselling
      We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.
    • Pre-departure information
      We deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.

    Contact us to know more about the admissions process in Germany.

    Exams for Studying in Germany

    Students have to pass one or more additional tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the standardised graduate and college admission tests such as GRE, GMAT and SAT to English Language tests, such as TOEFL and IELTS.

    The Oasis Abroad Study services and Consultancy offers high quality Test Prep programmes throughout India. Through its high-tech, state of the art teaching centres strategically located throughout the country it offers students preparatory training on the full range of admissions tests that universities need. Contact Oasis Abroad Study services and Consultancy today for detailed information relating to the tests that may be needed for admission in Germany.