Study in Germany

Talking about the Education System in Germany, it is quite different from other countries and the classes are conducted in German. The public universities over here are financed by the government and charge a very low amount of tuition fees or even don’t charge any tuition fee. On the other hand, the fee of students in private universities is very expensive and is used to finance private universities. Coming to the number of universities, Germany has more public universities than private ones.

Education should be offered to everyone and everyone should be able to afford adequate education is one of the German Laws. This is the reason why tuition fee was fully abolished in many areas. You will find professors spending more hours in lectures hence education in Germany is more theoretical than in other countries. Students get grades for their final examination and for speeches, assignments and practical projects at the end of every term.

Some of the most popular student destinations in terms of the top universities in Germany include Heidelberg University, Technical University of Munich, Free University of Berlin, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and more. Cities like Munich, Baden-Wurttemberg, Frankfurt, and Heidelberg are most popular in terms of best colleges.

Living in Germany

Considering the customs and traditions in Germany, it is a multicultural country and people of various backgrounds maintain their distinct identity here. People over here are very friendly and believe in maintaining a globalized outlook. Cuming to accommodation or the living expenses here, it is quite affordable so those visiting or planning to settle here permanently need not worry about having to spend too much.

Make sure that you decide whether you want to live in university-managed accommodation once you plan to study or live in Germany. If you are considering the catered accommodation, then you can easily avail of the benefits of having cooked meals which will help you save a lot.

There are many times when you don’t have any clue about how to find the right accommodation in Germany. In such a case, the accommodation office at your university will be able to tell you what accommodation they have available suiting your all needs and requirements.

Make sure that you know your contractual rights and responsibilities no matter wherever you choose to live or stay. In case you have to enter into a tenancy agreement which you may have to in most of the cases, then you should read the whole agreement thoroughly before you sign.

Talking about the exact amount of expenses while living in Germany, it will depend on the city or whatever part you have decided to live in. Some of the common expenses that you need to pay for are accommodation rent, groceries, food, utilities like power, water, gas, internet, phone bills, text and reference books, airfare for traveling back to India, and other additional expenses which may differ from person to person; depending on things like dining out, travel and vacation, car rent and car insurance, cable TV connection, school expenses, etc.

Talking particularly about the cost of education, it is quite low in Germany and you may also find some universities where you may not need to pay any fee. Depending on the location of the university, the tuition fee amount may vary.

Calculating approximately, an international student may need around 7.00 Lacs per annum in Germany and these prices differ a lot in the big cities and small towns all across Germany.

Working in Germany

A student can work 180 days halftime or 90 days fulltime in an academic year according to the German visa rules. Germany also offers the students the opportunity to do a part-time technical job in the related industry which no other country offers. If you are lucky, then you will find some universities that will offer you part-time jobs on campus called Hi/wi.

Talking about the work visa, international students are granted a residence permit for one year after graduating from a German university. All you need is to secure a permanent job that is relevant to their discipline. Students can apply for a residence permit with a work permit if he or she was able to find a job within this one year.

Wrapping up, these are some of the details regarding studying, living and working in a country like Germany. Hopefully, this will help you in proceeding in the right direction.

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