Get to become a part of the quaint German land
Germany is an emerging economy with huge scope for education and employment. A pleasing fact for the students is that this country has 387 universities.
These universities provide education of worth to students. The universities of this country also hold prestigious rankings due to which is advantageous to pursue education from them.
The universities of Germany are included in the world’s best universities. There are almost 31 universities which are contained in the most topnotch 500 universities across the globe.
The biggest USP of education in Germany is the tuition free universities. These tuition free universities in Germany are all government universities which don’t take any tuition fees per semester from the undergraduate and graduate students. However, there are some miscellaneous fees which a student needs to incur including the support fees amounting to 250 Euros(Rs 18,000) per semester.
A student however need to pay tuition fees for a master’s degree provided he pursues his masters in a completely different subject than that in the graduation. The private universities charge a lot of fees from the international students which can vary from 3000-20,000 Euros a year.
The students need a study visa obtained through the German embassy in vicinity apart from an accompanying residence permit. The residence permit once attained by the student needs to be renewed after a period of two years.
The students need to be proficient in the German language to gain admission in any government university here to pursue a course in German here. The students can enroll themselves for a foundation course in this language (Studienkolleg) in this country and then appear for the qualifying Feststellungsprüfung (assessment exam). The duration of this foundation course is 1 year and there is no tuition fee charged for it. In fact, the students have to appear for the entrance exam (Aufnahmetest) to get admission into the foundation course.
There are two versions of this entrance exam which are meant for students who want to pursue either technical studies or business studies/social studies after pursuing the foundation course. The duration of this entrance test is 1 hour. The students need a German certificate to prove their sufficiency in this language just to appear for entrance exam (Aufnahmetest). This certificate needs to be of the B1 level for German. Visa House helps a student complete all these formalities for getting admission into free universities in Germany.
A student who is appearing for the technical courses version of the entrance exam for the foundation course will not need to appear for the Economics section of this test and vice-versa for a student appearing for a version of the test meant for social sciences courses. However this course is not meant for those students who want to pursue a course in English in Germany. Germany has one of the most reliable and result-oriented education systems in the world, with extreme concentration on training students in the practical aspects of the subject. Visa House can help you to study in Germany for free.