Five reasons to study in Germany


Attractive international courses

German universities also offer a large number of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and doctorates aimed at international students. Depending on the university and availability, the students can take these courses in English or French, for example.

In 2017 about 355.000 international students were enrolled at a German university. In the last ten years the number of foreign students in Germany has increased by 37 percent in. This corresponds to a share of 12.8 percent among all students in Germany. Most of them come from China followed by the Russian Federation, India and Austria.

Interested? Then take a look at the German Academic Exchange Service database. There, you will find further information about the courses, sorted by field of study, degree/level, language, location and duration.

For 2018, 797 international courses are listed in the fields of life science and information technology alone. There are 523 engineering courses and 162 in the field of medicine.

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