Germany

ABOUT GERMANY

The Federal Republic of Germany, also called Germany is a country in Central Europe. The country's full name is sometimes shortened to the FRG (or the BRD, in German).To the north of Germany are the North and Baltic Seas, and the kingdom of Denmark. To the east of Germany are the countries of Poland and the Czech Republic. To the south of Germany are the countries of Austria and Switzerland. To the west of Germany are the countries of France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The total area of Germany is 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 square miles). The large majority of Germany has warm summers and cold winters. Germany had a population of 80.6 million people. After the United States, Germany is the second most popular country for migration in the world.

Before it was called Germany, it was called Germania. In the years A.D. 900 until 1806, Germany was part of the Holy Roman Empire. From 1949 to 1990, Germany was made up of two countries called the Federal Republic of Germany ( West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic ( East Germany). During this time, the capital city of Berlin was divided into a west and an east part. On 13 August 1961, East Germany started building the Berlin Wall between the two parts of Berlin. West Germany was one of the countries that started the European Union.

In the 21st century, Germany is a great power with a strong economy; it has the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP, and the fifth-largest by PPP. As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's third-largest exporter and importer of goods. A developed country with a very high standard of living, it upholds a social security and universal health care system, environmental protection, and a tuition-free university education.

STUDY IN GERMANY

Germany has been known to be the technological and economic powerhouse of the Europe. German universities have drawn a large number of international students since the last couple of decades. The universities for higher education are dispersed all over the country. The proximity of these universities to industrial plants and various research centres provide an opportunity for students to find employment and stay in the same city. German universities offer over 350 English-taught courses available in varying domains.

German universities offer excellent teaching and research, ranking among the best in the world. You will earn an internationally renowned degree, giving you excellent prospects on the global labour market.German universities provide outstanding academic programmes, while universities of applied sciences offer a range of attractive, practice-oriented options. Many study programmes combine theory and practice. This will greatly facilitate your career start.

As a student at one of these institutions you can rest assured that you will receive an amazing education, while also enjoying the many other things that are to be loved in the country. The universities in France offer students the chance to attend their institutions, on a full and part time basis, with a number of class schedules and courses available. These courses will all vary by the college, as well the times that you can attend. However, it is quite easy to find something that accommodates your schedule and allows you to go to university in your own time.

In comparison with other countries, Germany is a safe country. In town or in the countryside, by day or by night, you can move around freely here. Germany offers economic and political stability, which makes it an ideal place for you to study.

QUICK FACTS

CAPITAL: Berlin

POPULATION: 82 Million

CURRENCY: Euro

LANGUAGE: German

RELIGION: Christianity

DIALING CODE: +49

SUMMER TEMP: 24°C

WINTER TEMP: -2°C

POPULAR PROGRAMS

BACHELORS

PROGRAMMS RATINGS
Engineering
Computer & IT
Science
Business Management
Accounting

MASTERS

PROGRAMMS RATINGS
Engineering
Computer & IT
Science
Business Management
Accounting

MONEY MATTERS

Undergraduate – 13,330 p.a. onwards

Postgraduate – 16,000 p.a. onwards

An average monthly living expense is around 535 to 800. Living expenses cover accommodation, three meals per day, utility bills, and local travel. Though, it varies depending on the city & country you live and your lifestyle.

Student can work part-time 20 hrs during their studies and 40 hrs full time during vacations. You may earn good enough to support your living expenses or may save some money as well.

CAREER POST STUDY

STAY BACK

After completion of your program, you can stay back in Germany for 18 months on a post-study visa. During this period you can search for and full-time employment.