Your chances:

In Germany you can expect a wide range of opportunities to study and do research. This is possible with an appropriate visa for this purpose. In addition, you need a school-leaving certificate that qualifies you to study (university entrance qualification) in order to be able to study in Germany. Before you apply to a university, you should first check what requirements the university expects.


You have already found a university place and received a confirmation?

In such case, you may apply for a visa for studying at the responsible German embassy in your country. 

The following information might help you with your visa application:


You have not yet found a university place?

Under certain conditions you may apply for a visa for applying for a course of studies in order to locally find a suitable university place in Germany. 

The following information might help you with your visa application:

Information on studying in Germany: 

  • Find out more about prospects after studying in Germany in the Study section.
  • The “Study in Germany” platform provides important information on universities, study programmes and life during studies in Germany.  

Do you have any questions?

Let us advise you on your opportunities to work and live in Germany. Our experts will support you with questions regarding job search, visa, recognition and learning German. 

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