Five reasons to study in Germany

Low fees

Low fees

Unlike many other countries, no tuition fees are charged for undergraduate degrees at public universities in Germany.


The university year is usually divided into two semesters. Since the winter semester 2014/2015, students nationwide are exempt from paying the tuition fees. Merely a semester fee must be paid, an amount results between 100 and 300 euros. In other words, German universities offer sound academic training for relatively low costs.

To live on, students in Germany need around 800 euros per month on average. You can earn something towards this by getting a student job. You will find more information about this on the Make it in Germany Web site under “Five steps to studying in Germany”. You may have the possibility of receiving money in the shape of a scholarship. You will find information about scholarships on the Make it in Germany Web site under “Five steps to studying in Germany”.

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