According to the number of universities, Germany takes first place in the world. Number of students in this European country is on the third position after USA and France. There is no surprise, as education in Germany in 95% of cases is free. Private schools and colleges ask for a certain fee, however, they are minority in the country – only 5% of educational establishments are private, others are governmental.
Germany attracts students not only with the internationally recognized degrees, but also with the relevant scholarships. Foreign students have massive advantages, such as permission to work up to 90 days in a year and possibility to stay in Germany after the graduation if their work is connected to the field of studies received. Submission of application to study in Germany might be complicated, as study permit is required for non-EU nationalities.
The future student must submit the application for a student visa in the Embassy of Germany in the home country. Besides the admission of selected German educational institution it is necessary to have a proof of financial stability, academic credits gained in previous educational establishment, and in certain cases – proof of German language skills.
Experience shows, that many students while looking for a proper places to study often forget about set by the university deadline and as a result, visa application process is delayed. German Migration Services understands needs of potential students and will be more than happy to accompany you entering new stage of life.