Germany has much to offer as a place to study. Internationally recognized qualification such as Bachelors & masters. This allows accumulation & transfer of study & exam modules. Germany is one of the most highly developed industrial nations in the world and, after the USA and Japan has the world's third largest national economy.
Germany is a land of ideas. Education, science and research play a central role here. Germany is one of the countries most preferred by International students, a hub of cutting-edge international research and a constant source of new patents.
Germany is a place of remarkable beauty and stunning splendor. It’s been associated with learning as the oldest university in Germany was founded in Heidelberg in 1386. Germany currently has more than 300 institutions of higher education that include 82 universities, 132 such institutions that offer shorter and practically oriented courses, and other institutions. Germany has a high turnout of foreign students as it offers a high range of study possibilities.
Types of Institution in Germany: There are two types of Higher Education in Germany:
1. Universities including the Universities of Technology, abb. TU
2. Universities of Applied Sciences or Fachhochschulen, abb. FH
Universities are research oriented and it follows the principle of unity of research and teaching. While Universities of Applied Sciences are professional oriented Institutions and they basically focus on Engineering, Business Administration, Social Science & Design.
Language Proficiency: The basic medium of Instruction in Germany is either English or German, so the student has to take tests like TOEFL or IELTS plus GRE (where required) to show the proficiency in English.
Proficiency of German language is not a criterion for admission however it is imperative that students have at least a basic knowledge of German Language for living & socializing. IELTS - Minimum score should be 6.5+ but some Universities accept 6.0 as well and TOEFL – 87
Study Areas: Germany offers more than 500 courses in the English language. The courses range from all engineering fields like Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and IT.