Frequently Asked Questions on Studying in Germany

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Are you already made up your mind to study in Germany? But wait, you have heard about some cultural nuisance about Germany and you afraid to face it. So, we have collected some of the most asked questions on studying in Germany so, breathe a sigh of relief. Many students join German Language Classes in Delhi to grasp about the German language and Germany’s lifestyle and prepare themselves for living in Germany. This blog will provide you with the basic things about German university, let’s have a look:

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  • Can I get free of charge education in Germany?
  • What are the qualifications German universities offer?
  • Do I need to speak German?
  • How can I apply to universities in Germany?
  • Can I get a job in Germany after my studies?
  1. Can I get free of charge education in Germany?

This is purely depending upon on your study level, country of origin, and which state you are studying in. Talking about the tuition fee, the public universities were originally axed in 2014 but again reintroduced for non- EU/EEA students in the southwestern state of Baden- Württemberg in 2017.

The fees are €1,500 per semester and students who are pursuing a second degree will likely to pay a reduced rate of €650 per semester. For postgraduate students, the tuition fee exists. However, the fees may be avoided or cut dramatically if you already graduated from Germany.

  1. What are the qualifications German universities offer?

German universities offer an internationally recognized degree. The degree of BA or a BSC will usually take six semesters to compete and for the postgraduate studies, most of the degree will take two-four semesters. Also, PhD program in Germany will last four-six semesters. You can also get a more specialized degree from Germany, that is, technical degree.

  1. Do I need to speak German?

The language spoken at most of the university in Germany is German. All students need to take up German-taught program to show their firm knowledge of the language either by language test result or by taking a preparatory course. Accepted proficiency tests are- DSH, TestDaF, GDS, or DSD. You can look up to the German Language Institute in Delhi to qualify such exams.

And, if you have limited knowledge of German, then you must consider taking up English-language program.

  1. How can I apply to universities in Germany?

Since the admission process varies from institution to institution, thus, you must check the information of the university you have applied for. Generally, you will be asked to bring all your educational degree, passport photo, proof of language proficiency, and so on. Read the information provided online if you are unable to find the entry requirements given by your chosen universities.

  1. Can I get a job in Germany after my studies?

Yes, you can! After completing your studies in Germany as international students, you can apply for a residence permit to stay in the country and once you have qualified as legally fit for the country, you can easily stay in Germany after your studies.

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