The hub of the automobile industry, Germany, is known for its highly efficient and internationally renowned education sector. Germany is the 2nd most popular migration destination after USA. It shares its borders with 9 countries: Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
Being a key member of Western Europe’s economic, political, and defense organizations, it is one of the most well off and densely populated nations in WE. Berlin (the capital), Munich, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt are among the most preferred cities in the country to live in. Most of the parts of the country have a moderate seasonal climate predominated by humid westerly winds. The country has 14 national parks, 98 nature parks and more than 400 registered zoos.
The German economy is considered to be the 5th largest economy in the world in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). It is also Europe’s leading as well as largest exporter of machinery, vehicles, chemicals, and household equipment supervised under highly skilled labour.
Why Study in Germany ?
It is the go to study destination for those who aspire to be an automobile engineer. The World’s biggest automobile manufacturers like Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW, and Porsche, all started out of Germany. Since October 2014, all state and government universities have stopped charging national and international students tuition fees for undergraduate programs. However, the other expenses such as food, transportation and accommodation have to be incurred by the students. German Universities are internationally recognized for their quality of education and varied number of courses.
The Federal Government endorses partnership programs with a list of international universities. Independent cultural organizations of Germany encourage students by awarding them with scholarships, funds, reimbursement of travel costs among many other types of financial help. Many universities require students to possess basic knowledge of German language for enrolment. It has a national regulatory and quality agency for higher education – the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).
Cost and Duration of Education
Cost of Education varies from 1-1000 € per year. For duration, Under-Graduate Programs is 3-4 years. For Postgraduate Programs it is 0-2 years.