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STUDY IN GERMANY : Students Most Preferable Destination of All Time

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Why Study in GERMANY: The Only Education You Need

What would it mean to have an German university listed on your resume? Why would potential employers pause and take notice of your education credentials from the Germany?

Number of reasons can be cited as to why one should choose German as their study destination. The universities in Germany are renowned for their quality of education, beauty of their landscape and its busting cities with people from across the globe. It is the 3 rd most popular study destination in the world, with almost 12% of the students are international are from various countries. Not only is the country safe, it is also safe to travel across Europe, since Germany is surrounded by other countries, with cities like  Paris, Prague, Rome or Copenhagen. Mountains and beaches, medieval city centers and above all breath taking nature makes Germany a diverse country with many facets.

The universities are renowned for their excellence in education and research, especially in machine tools, motor vehicles and electrical products .Most of the universities in Germany are state funded and have been established in the 14th century , offering cost effective education since none of the state schools  charge their students any fees. Apart from this , German universities are also known for their internships offered by the industries, which could ultimately lead to a job opportunity .

Incredible Education System

The German Higher Education system is not centrally coordinated , as in some countries, but all the  16 Federal States has its own higher education laws. German universities are autonomous in terms of administration and management. The universities in Germany are categorized into Universities, Technical universities, Universities of applied sciences and  college of arts and music. The universities are mostly theoretical offering programs in bachelors, masters and research, mainly in courses like Education, Law, Medicine, Social & Cultural sciences, Business Management. The technical universities offer program only in engineering and science in their bachelors, masters and Research, the University of Applied Science Deals mostly with practical and industrial oriented studies. Many universities offer mainly the bachelors only. College of Arts offer courses in Painting, Graphic Design, Sculpture and art education, architecture, stage design, ceramics, glass painting, restoration work, and art media, the admission to these colleges depends on their students ability to demonstrate their talents.

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MS IN GERMANY

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An opportunity to study in a country like Germany will not only expose you to a high quality international education, but also be among the world leaders in field like engineering and applied sciences. Whether a student want to study sciences or cultural history , or philosophy , Germany s no doubt the best option.

The duration of the masters in Germany are 2 yrs, and  they can pass out with a MA , masters in arts or Msc , masters in sciences , they programs can be consecutive or non consecutive masters . The consecutive masters in the continuation of the bachelors degree, where as the non  consecutive masters are not related to what was studies in the bachelors , but to acquire knowledge and skills in another area of study. The professional masters are also offered in vocational subjects like the nursing education etc, which are more practical and career  oriented. To pass out with the masters , the students require 120 credit points, and the programs normally have a mixture of lectures, seminars and field work and group projects. If required by a particular program, you have to submit your thesis to a committee or audience

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1 Technische Universität München Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing GERMANY
2 KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing GERMANY
3 Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing GERMANY
4 Technische Universität Berlin Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical,Electrical & Electronic GERMANY
5 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Computer Science & Information Systems GERMANY
6 Technische Universität München Chemical, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing GERMANY
7 Technische Universität Dortmund Chemical GERMANY
8 Universität Stuttgart Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing GERMANY
9 Technische Universität Dresden Civil & Structural GERMANY
10 Technische Universität Darmstadt Electrical & Electronic,Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing GERMANY

ENGINEERING IN GERMANY

The masters of engineering programs are offered in various fields like the Engine Building, Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Industrial Engineering and Building or Architecture.  A knowledge in natural sciences, mathematics and computer sciences are required for this program other then  the relevant under graduation scores. The practical knowledge is given a lot of importance in these programs, other than theoretical and so, it is almost mandatory that they also do an internship at the completion of the program to gain some exposure .

Programs related to building and Architecture studies more about the actual problems faced by the country where there is a space and housing shortages, environmental and sustainability problems. For eg, M eng in international masters and landscape Architecture in Nurtingen and Geislingen university, Msc in Architecture and design in Wismar university , Msc in Urban management program in TU Berlin , to name a few.

In case of the electrical engineering program, it is more related to energy supply, kinds of energy, using energy efficiently, for transportation and storage, for eg, masters in Intelligent embedded Micro-systems in University of Freiburg , Masters in organic and molecular electronics in technical university of Dresden, Masters in electrical system engineering in university of Paderborn, to name a few

Computer science programs with concentration in data mining, networking and programming  etc , with universities like Masters in computer engineering by RWTH Aachen , Masters in computational sciences and engineering in TU Munich , Masters in computer and communication technologies in Saarland university to name a few.

Energy related programs and engine building programs are available in plenty, especially in power , green mobility, energy management etc, in universities  like masters in energy engineering and energy technologies In Karlsruhe university , masters in renewable energy in cologne university of applied sciences. Masters in energy conversion and management in University of Offenburg to name a few.

Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest and the biggest  offered programs in Germany ,  with important sub divisions being mechanics, mechtronics, thermodynamics etc, the Masters in Mechtronics in Hamburg university of Technology, M Eng in production and automation in Munich university of applied sciences,Msc in Mechanical In Saarland university to name a few.

  • An opportunity to study in a country like Germany will not only expose you to a high quality international education, but also be among the world leaders in field like engineering and applied sciences.
  • The duration of the masters in Germany are 2 yrs, and they can pass out with a MA , masters in arts or Msc , masters in sciences , they programs can be consecutive or non consecutive masters .
  • The professional masters are also offered in vocational subjects like the nursing education etc, which are more practical and career oriented.
  • To pass out with the masters , the students require 120 credit points, and the programs normally have a mixture of lectures, seminars and field work and group projects.
  • The masters of engineering programs are offered in various fields like the Engine Building, Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Industrial Engineering and Building or Architecture.
  • A knowledge in natural sciences, mathematics and computer sciences are required for this program other then the relevant under graduation scores.
  • In case of the electrical engineering program, it is more related to energy supply, kinds of energy, using energy efficiently, for transportation and storage, for eg, masters in Intelligent embedded Microsystems in University of Freiburg , Masters in organic and molecular electronics in technical university of Dresden, Masters in electrical system engineering in university of Paderborn, to name a few
  • Computer science programs with concentration in data mining, networking and programming etc , with universities like Masters in computer engineering by RWTH Aachen , Masters in computational sciences and engineering in TU munich , Masters in computer and communication technologies in Saarland university to name a few.
  • Energy related programs and engine building programs are available in plenty, especially in power , green mobility, energy management etc, in universities like masters in energy engineering and energy technologies In Karlsruhe university , masters in renewable energy in cologne university of applied sciences.

MBA IN GERMANY

MBA IN GERMANY

Germany, having one of the largest education system in Europe , which are  renowned  for its  academic excellence, also offer MBA programs with which are closely connected to the changes in the economy of Germany. The MBA in Germany is a challenging course option for international students who will gain a solid foundation by putting theory into practice to the real world situations .There are number of specializations offered in the business schools for the MBA , like the E commerce, finance, marketing , technology management etc to name a few. A degree for Germany , the student becomes qualified to enter the job market either in a multi national organization or starting a business.

A few MBA programs worth mentioning are MBA in Manufacturing management in Leupana university , MBA health care management in  Frankfurt school of finance and management, MBA in leadership in EU business school , MBA in Global banking and finance in EU business school to name a few

Management in Germany

The masters in management degree , abbreviated as MM, MiM, Mgmt  are programs related to business or corporation, in order to fill up managerial roles in various organizations. Most of the management  programs delve in various areas of study like the human resources management, strategic management, marketing management or research , corporate communications, business culture and ethics , supply chain management etc.

Most of the Business schools in Germany   in  Hamburg, Berlin, Munich , Nurnberg etc offer masters in management programs, mostly it is offered for students with work experience seeking promotion in their organization or for a career change.  For eg, Masters in management ESMT Berlin, Masters in International management in  schiller international university , masters in responsible management in Steinbies university of Berlin, Masters in automobile management in EBS business school to name a few.

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COST OF STUDYING IN GERMANY

Since most of the universities in Germany are public in nature they do not have any tuition fees for both the EU and the non EU students, maximum , upto 200 Euros are charged in some universities as tuition fees. The private schools, mainly the Business schools do charge a tuition fee sometimes up to 30,000 Euros for the entire course.

The living expenses will mainly depend on the life style of the student, and the largest monthly expense will be the rent. On a average a student will spend 500 to 700 Euros per month .the largest expence for a student will be the rent , mostly one third of the total cost of their expenses. Generally in big cities like Hamburg it will cost you around 350 Euros , in smaller places like Dresden or Chemnitx around 230 Euros. The food will be around 165 Euros per month , health insurance around 66 Euros etc

Scholarships in Germany

Germany has become a major study destination for many international students mainly due to its cost and the quality of education. When compared to countries like USA and UK, Germany seems to be very cheap, apart from this , plenty of scholarships  are available for international students

The DeutschlandStipendium National Scholarship Program , awarded by the German government for international students without any consideration on the nationality or race, for students with high academic skills, to the tune of 300 Euros per month till the completion of the program.

DAAD .an organization for promote

ng international academic relation with the German universities offer scholarships to exchange students and research students , who are looking for funding to support their studies and research work in Germany , A few most popular scholarship are “ DAAD scholarship to post graduate students with relevance to developing countries “,  “ DAAD scholarship in  public policy and good governance”

The Erasmus Programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is a European Union (EU) student exchange programme established in 1987, offers scholarships to international students in participating universities

  • most of the universities in Germany are public in nature they do not have any tuition fees for both the EU and the non EU students, maximum , upto 200 Euros are charged in some universities as tuition fees.
  • The private schools, mainly the Business schools do charge a tuition fee sometimes up to 30,000 Euros for the entire course.
  • The living expenses will mainly depend on the life style of the student, and the largest monthly expense will be the rent. On a average a student will spend 500 to 700 Euros per month .
  • The largest expense for a student will be the rent , mostly one third of the total cost of their expenses.
  • Generally in big cities like Hamburg it will cost you around 350 Euros , in smaller places like Dresden or Chemnitx around 230 Euros.
  • The food will be around 165 Euros per month , health insurance around 66 Euros etc

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Job Opportunities

Germany has plenty of job offers in engineering related program probably because of the number of small and medium scale industries related to machinery and tools in Germany.

International students are allowed to work part time I Germany up to 20 hrs per week during the course of their program and these Jobs can be on campus or off campus, j.os include working in departments , labs and libraries, and off campus in restaurants and malls, where, the language is required in case of the off campus jobs

There are a lot of internship opportunities in Germany for international students , normally the internship varies from just the summer vacation to a year, These internship is very useful for the international students both form the academic point of view and also to understand the German culture and to learn the language which is very crucial for survival in Germany. These internships are available in the placement cells and students themselves find them through networking. Not only are these internship supplement your expenses in Germany they also help you to gain an industrial experience

International students are eligible to work in Germany for a yr after the completion of their course, most of the jobs are engineering based with special emphasis on the car industry , almost 40% of the German employments  are in manufacturing , with industries like tool, automotive, iron and steel , chemicals and optics. The big firms like Daimler Benz, Volkswagen, Siemens etc  employ hundreds of people every year, apart from this, Germany is famous for its Mittelstand , meaning small and medium sized companies which employee less than 500 employees , constitute almost 98% of all German companies, where plenty of job  opportunities are available

Applications & Visa Process

Most of the engineering programs requires the student to have completed the 4 yr under graduation in the relevant field of study, there are exceptions to its case when a student has a extensive work experience and could change the field of study , provided the pre requisitions are met. In case of Universities like Munich, they would expect the students to take up the GRE also, and sometimes the GATE score from India is also accepted. Apart for this it is mandatory that the students take up the IELTS or TOEFL ,  since all courses are taught in English. In case of MBA, the students are expected to take the GMAT and also have a few years of work experience.

The applications are made online and the program chosen online , the documents are generally uploaded in the online application itself. The University generally ask for a sop, 2 or 3 LOR for the professors or form the organizations they are working in, resume, and the transcripts

The applications are preferred at least 6 months before the start of the program

  • Attested copies of the transcripts, of class 10, class 21 and the under graduation
  • A statement of purpose to give more details of your academic and extracurricular activities
  • Two academic references in case you do not have a work experience, else, one academic reference from your employer.
  • A portfolio in case of creative programs like architecture and arts related courses
  • An up to date CV
  • Proof of extracurricular activities
  • All applications are done online, and necessary documents are attached or uploaded. The university normally takes 15 days of time to evaluate and process your application, and  then you will receive a mail from the university  on acceptance or rejection.

The German long term visa fees is 5100 Rs , and the application for the visa is done online , to fix the date for the personal interview in the German consulate, apart from this a blocked account has to be opened for the student to deposit money for the students food and living expenses in Germany

  • Valid passport
  • Application form and declaration signed
  • Copy of the passport on A4 sheet
  • Personal letter about the duration and stay in Germany
  • Proof of IELTS /TOEFL and German language
  • Any other academic qualifications
  • Proof of financial documents
  • Scholarship
  • Blocked account opened and confirmation from the bank
  • Sponsorship letter form a German resident
  • passport size photo graph,
  • Demand draft

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