Study in Germany


Germany, the most developed and the most populous country in European Union has a great weather and vibrant atmosphere for students. Germany has been the home of influential and successful artists, philosophers, musicians, sports people, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, and inventors. There is no doubt why don’t choose Germany as your higher education destination.

German Higher Education System

Germany offers best of best infrastructure and facilities for education from elementary schooling till Master’s and PhD programs. Public universities are government funded so there is hardly any tuition fees students have to pay for higher education.

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A., B.Sc., Bachelor of Engineering, etc.)

The bachelor’s degree is a first-level university qualification where you learn the fundamentals of a specific subject in six to eight semesters.

Master’s Degree (M.A., M.Sc., Master of Engineering, etc.)

The master’s degree is the second-level university qualification which takes two to four semesters, enables you to expand or deepen the knowledge you’ve already gained during your Bachelor’s program of studies.

PhD (Doctorate)

Doctoral study programs (PhDs) usually take between two and five years depending on the topic of your research project. During your studies, you are required to write a research paper (dissertation).

Entry criterion for Germany

Aptitude Test (TestAS)

If you are planning to do Undergraduate course in Germany, it is advisable to appear for TestAS. It’s a three parts aptitude test; first the on screen language test, second the core test and finally the subject-specific test modules. Universities use these test reports to assess you and approve your admissions. It is not compulsory but has tremendous advantages while you plan for German Universities. This helps you get admission to a good public university as well as chances of scholarship are high.

Admission to a German University

You need an admission to German university for Bachelor’s or Master’s program, you need to have good academic score. Apart from Academics you need to show financial capability of spending a minimum of 8700 Euros per year for your living expenses in Germany.

German Skills

It is important to have German language skills if you are applying for German universities even it is not compulsory for programs taught in English language.

Student Visa

You need a Student Visa to enter Germany and subsequently need a resident permit to stay and study there. Health Insurance - You need to have a Student health insurance while applying for German universities. You need to show your Health insurance while applying for resident permit too.

Admission Intakes

  • April (deadline for application: End of November)
  • October (deadline for application: End of May)

Education Cost

Tuition fee (approx.)

Tuition fees in Public universities are as low as 0 to €500 per semester. While private universities charge around 10000 Euros per year

Living Expenses (approx.)

  • First year annual budget - €8640
  • Average monthly budget - €500-600

Part time Opportunity

  • 240 days part time or 120 days full time in a year
  • Authorization to work 20 hours per week

Work after studies

Once you complete your post-graduation course in Germany you get 18 months of residence permit that allows you to work in a professional body and extend as per the company facilitation to more years.

Adept is the best place to help you for your education in Germany. In its 14 long years of existence Adept has helped hundreds of students acquiring degrees from top notch universities from the world. We understand the requirements of German universities more than anybody in the industry. From Admission to Visa and post landing assistance, Adept provides all kind of assistance to you.

German education is recognized at par with the US or UK degree. After the USA, Germany is the most research active in the world. As a student you have access to best of the education infrastructure and training methodology that is second to none.

Let us explore why Germany should be your first choice for higher education.

Germany - Best place for your higher education

12% of Higher education students in Germany come from abroad. There are 1800 international programs available for foreign students and most of them are taught in English language. With such a wide large of programs you will surely find your chosen subject.

There are around 400 Government accredited higher education institutions across Germany. Universities in Germany are known for research oriented curriculum teaching both theoretical knowledge and methodical expertise.

There are both public and private run universities in Germany that includes over 100 Universities, over 210 Universities of Applied Science, more than 50 other specialized institutes and over 50 colleges of Art and music.

Over 90% students are enrolled in Government funded and run universities and colleges where the tuition fees are 0 or maximum of 1000 Euros per year. You have plenty of scholarship options apart from paid internships while doing your Master's and PhDs in Germany.

A country known for innovation

For centuries, German innovations have significantly shaped today’s world. From Aspirin to the Z3, the first programmable calculator and forerunner of present-day computers, Germany is a land of ideas, inventions, and innovations. Germans are known for superior engineering and technology expertise apart from a country which is an economic superpower as well as a global leaded both politically and militarily.

Germany - a super economy, a highly industrialized nation

Germany is 4th largest economy of the world. 28 companies from Fortune 500 has their headquarters are in Germany. Germany is birthplace to well-famous automobile giants like, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen and Audi, technology giants like SAP and Siemens and other super brands like Allianz, Adidas, Porsche, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bank and Bosch etc.. Be a part of this super economy once you complete your education in Germany.

Germany India Relationship

Relations between India and Germany are based on common democratic principles and are marked by a high degree of trust and mutual respect. Germany has done the biggest FDI in India so both the countries work together on different international platforms. Germany is India's biggest trade partner in Europe. German language is spoken in many Indian schools apart from Universities like University of Foreign Languages, Hyderababd.


As an international student having a long stay visa or a residence permit and staying for the shown academic year, you can do an internship in Germany as long as you get an internship contract. An internship is not considered as a job by German law. Average wages during internship in Germany is 11 Euros per hour.

Better job opportunities

France is home to 35 of 500 Fortune companies. It is one of the highly industrially countries among the world and world's 5th biggest economy. This way France offers better job opportunities and that too in multiple disciplines for you. If you complete your post-graduation from French universities you are allowed to work for one year first and then another year.

Adept Overseas has helped 100s of students for education and visa in countries including Germany. Make a call to our counselor for France at 9000511144, 9010811144. You may click here to submit your details also. We will call you to know from you and provide perfect guidance, of course FREE OF COST.

Admissions Process for German Universities

You can apply to most of the programs offered by German universities apart from the courses like Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry which are restricted courses and available for domestic students or Euro Zones with State Examination.

Entry requirements

Overall GPA 2.75

Master's Program

  • 15 & 16 year Education with 75% or 2.75 GPA.
  • IELTS - 6.5 overall or TOEFL - 85points (IBT)


  • IELTS - 6.5 or TOEFL - 85points (IBT)
  • Work Experience 2 - 3 year at managerial level GMAT - 550
  • GMAT - 550 (exceptionally required)

Dates & Deadlines

For winter semester enrolment:

  • Application period: from around the end of May to 15 July
  • You get the acceptance letters of your admission in August or September.

For summer semester enrolment:

  • Application period: from 1st week of December to mid January
  • Acceptance letters are sent out in February / March.

Getting Germany Student Visa

You need to apply for a Student Visa so you can stay in Germany to study in a recognized university or college.

Applying for a German Student Visa:

Mandatory Document for Academic interview:

  • Acceptance / admission letter from a German Academic Institution
  • Bonafide letter from the institution in India for students, Academic records, mark sheets, pass certificates, diploma certificates if any.
  • German language proficiency certificate or a document of learning German language in a German institute.
  • Certificate of your health insurance coverage
  • Proof of your financial resources
  • Curriculum vitae, experience letter (if applicable)

Residence permit:

You have to apply for a residence permit at the Alien Registration Office in your university town within your first three months in Germany.

Documents needed for Residence Permit

  • Registration Confirmation letter from the Residents’ Registration Office
  • Document proving private or public health insurance coverage
  • Student ID from your German university
  • Valid passport and current visa, if you have one
  • Certificate of health)
  • Your tenancy agreement

At Adept we offer all required guidance to you so you can arrange the right documents to apply for your student visa. To know more about Visa requirements and preparation meet our visa expert for Germany at our office or just call at: 9000511144, 9010811144


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