Free Education In Germany: A brief overview of the Educational System

    Updated on: 25 Oct 2023 10 min read

    Know All About Free Education in Germany 

    It may sound too good to be true. But yes, you read it right.

    This blog will help all the aspirants planning to study for free in Germany. We all know Germany is a land of great thinkers, like physicist Albert Einstein, philosopher Karl Marx, and great inventors like Johannes Gutenberg. The country is constantly developing; its technology, and global networking. The most distinguishing characteristic of Germany from Anglophone countries is its free educational access to international students. Someone who wants to study abroad at a minimum cost should consider Germany.

    Let's see, the major reasons that make free education in Germany stand out from the rest of the 

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    For Postgraduate Courses

    The eligibility criteria for PG courses are as follows:

    1. Education Criteria: To be eligible for a master's, it is important to have a valid bachelor’s degree.
    2. Minimum marks required: A minimum of 75% or 8 CGPA will be a good score for graduation.
    3. Age Limit: There is no age limit.
    4. Accepted entrance examinations: GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS, etc
    5. Minimum IELTS score required: A minimum 6.5+ score is good for the IELTS examination to get PG admission to any university.
    6. Minimum TOEFL score required: To get admission to one of the PG universities, a candidate must score a minimum of 90 or more in the TOEFL examination. 
    7. Minimum GRE Score: The candidate should aim for more than a 300 score in the GRE examination.
    8. Language Proficiency: One must be well versed in the English language; also, a moderate level in the German language will work.

    So, these are the eligibility criteria for UG and PG programs.

    The Application Process for a German Student Visa

    It is recommended to apply for a German student visa at the German embassy or other agencies in your country. The decision on your visa would be based on the information and reliable documents you provide.

    Below are the documents needed to apply for German universities:

    • Two complete visa application forms
    • A valid national passport 
    • Two recent biometric photographs
    • Birth certificate 
    • A valid proof of admission at a German education institute 
    • A proof of German language proficiency (if required)
    • Proof of English language proficiency (if required) 
    • Proof of financial resources ( Blocked Bank amount, scholarship certificate, etc.)
    • Proof of visa application fee 
    • Curriculum vitae 
    • Travel health insurance 
    • Original certifications of your previous education 
    • Motivational letter

    It's time to unlock the golden key for pursuing higher education, which is scholarships.

    List of Scholarships for International Students

    Once you graduate from a German university, you have 18 month period to find a job, which is a good point to live in Germany. 
    To conclude this blog; complete your dream to study in Germany, and follow all the steps mentioned in the blog. 

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