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Higher Education in Germany

Nestled in the heart of Europe and one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world, Germany offers an excellent and affordable education. We’ve broken down the basics so you can understand the structure and culture of the German higher education system before you start planning your studies in this exciting country.

Quick facts about higher education in Germany

  • There are over 2 million students enrolled at German universities
  • There are over 380 universities in 175 cities throughout the country
  • There are over 15,000 degree programmes available to study in Germany
  • A Bachelors programme is 6-8 semesters (3-4 years)
  • A Masters programme is 2 to 4 semesters (1-2 yeas)
  • PhD programmes are 6 to 10 semesters (minimum of 3 years) and usually include a doctoral thesis

Types of institutions

There are three different types of universities:

  • Universities (Universitäten): offer a wide range of courses in most subject areas and focus on research and teaching.
  • Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen): concentrate on a more practical and applied style of learning that involves supervised work and assignments in placements and enterprises or specific departments. These universities focus around IT, engineering, technology, business-related studies, social work, design, education, nursing and applied and natural sciences.
  • Universities of Art, Music and Film (Kunst- und Musikhochschulen): Universities of Art, Music and Film offer the most independent style of learning that embrace creative methods of learning and study. You may need to take an aptitude test to prove your artistic talent in your chosen area. Subjects include all the arts from fine art, fashion design, film, instrumental music to graphic design.

Why Study in Germany

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Quality Institutions

Germany is home to some of the most highly ranked universities in Western Europe.

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No Tuition Fees

Studying in Germany at undergraduate level is FREE for all nationalities. Yes, you heard right!

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Job Opportunities

After graduating, international students are allowed to stay up to 18 months in Germany to look for a job.

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