Application, visa, enrollment - in ten steps to your studies in Germany. Our guide will help you to know more about study in germany! You are also welcome to read the information again on our website.

How well do I have to speak German, how do I find the right university, are there any scholarships? You can find the answers here.

1. Knowledge of German is not a must

There are many international degree programs at German universities. So you don't have to speak German to study in Germany. From agribusiness to digital media to the social sciences: the DAAD database International Programs in Germany contains more than 160 mostly English-language bachelor's programs and around 1,100 international master's programs.

All courses and universities in Germany at a glance:

2. Test your knowledge online

What do you have to be able to do if you want to study physics, mechanical engineering or linguistics in Germany? You can find sample questions for foreign students on the TestAS website. The study aptitude test queries skills that you need in typical situations in certain subjects. Logical thinking is just as important as understanding the text or analyzing complex relationships.

A TU9 SelfAssessment international is aimed specifically at technically interested applicants from abroad, which is a union of nine technical universities in Germany.

3. Here you will find financial support

The most important scholarship provider for international students is the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Through the many DAAD branch offices and information centers worldwide, you can get advice on scholarships and the requirements in your home country. In the scholarship database of the DAAD, you will find information on the different types of funding and tailored offers.

Foundations and gifted networks can also be interesting contacts.

4. So you live cheap

No other form of living is so popular: many international students in Germany live in a student residence. You can hardly live cheaper. The cost of a single room is between 160 and 300 euros, depending on the study location it can sometimes be more expensive. A dorm finder on offers information, addresses and application information.

5. Done bureaucracy with a few clicks

If you want to study in Germany and apply for a visa, you need proof of funding. This can be proof of the parents' income, a bank guarantee or a certain amount of security that is deposited in a blocked account. In Germany that is 8,700 euros for one year. This ensures that a degree can also be financed.

A blocked account can be set up at Deutsche Bank or very easily online at Fintiba. Very important: make the application early enough! It takes at least a week to open such an account.

6. Look for service packages

Many things are difficult to plan in your home country. That is why Studentenwerke in Germany offers service packages for international students. Housing, meals and arranging health insurance are included. The costs are between 158 and 358 euros. The offer can be booked before the start of the course but is limited.

7. Be there live online

Isn't it possible to study in Germany this semester? Then Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) could be an alternative. The interactive courses are accessible worldwide and free of charge. Universities such as the TU Munich or the TU9 alliance publish German and English-language courses in engineering subjects. The offers on the networking platform cover a wide range of subjects.

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Seven tips about studying in Germany. How well do I need to speak German? How can I find the right university? Are scholarships available?