WHY STUDY IN GERMANY?

  • 11 QS ranking universities
  • Most Affordable fees
  • PSW visa is for 2-3 years
  • Avail Scholarship programs starting from 10,000 €
  • Work 20-40 hours per week while studying
TOP QS RANKING UNIVERSITIES IN GERMANY
QS RANKING UNIVERSITY NAMES
50 Technische Universität München
63 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
64 Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
117 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
130 Freie Universität Berlin
131 KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
145 Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
148 Technische Universität Berlin
173 Technische Universität Dresden
175 Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
175 Universität Freiburg
TYPES OF STUDENT VISAS OFFERED BY GERMAN GOVERNMENT

There are three kinds of student visas. They are:

Student Visas Duration of course
German National Visa If the course is less than 3 months
Schengen Visa If the course is more than 3 months
Residence Permit If you take German national visa to pursue your studies, you will need to take residence permit, when your entry visa is valid
STUDY INTAKES IN GERMANY
Intakes Between Months Application Submission
Summer Semester March to August Submit before January 15
Winter Semester

September to February / October to March

Submit before July 15
 STUDY PROGRAMS IN GERMANY

Germany offers three different study programs for graduates, post graduates, exchange or doctorate studies. For these study programs, you need the following visas.

German Student Visa: This visa offers the international students admission for a full time study program in a German University.

German Student Applicant Visa: This visa allows the students to seek admission to a university course in person, but is not allowed to study in Germany using this visa.

German Language Course Visa: This visa allows you to study German language course in Germany.

 GERMAN STUDENT VISA REQUIREMENTS
  • Valid passport and Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Acceptance letter from German Institute and Educational certificates
  • IELTS Score must be 6 or above and English proficiency certificate
  • Proof of funds to prove the financial ability to support yourself and the course
  • Study permits and visa
 WORK PERMITS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Work during study to gain experience is a one of the biggest advantage of German Educational System. This allows you to acquire theoretical knowledge and practical experiences at the same time.

POST STUDY WORK PERMIT

International students can apply for a residence permit after studies. This permit allows you to stay in Germany for 18 months to find a job. There are multiple career opportunities for international students using post study work permit.

STEPS TO APPLY FOR STUDENT VISA IN GERMANY
  • Check if you meet the eligibility criteria
  • Organize all the requirements
  • Duly fill the application form and submit along with the mandatory documents.
  • Receive notification from concerned universities
  • Check the status of your German Student visa

HOW CAN Y-AXIS ASSIST YOU TO STUDY IN GERMANY?

Y-Axis, guides you to the right path to Study in Germany.

  • Utilize free counselling from Y-Axis professionals to help you choose the right course and university in Germany.
  • Y-Axis Coaching will assist you to learn the German language, which will help you to score well and get admission in German Universities.
  • Y-Axis Course Recommendation Services is an initiative that guides and navigates every student in the desired direction to study in Germany.
FAQ
Is knowing the German language necessary to study in Germany?

No. Many Universities offer PG programs in English. The requirement to learn German will also depend on the course that you are willing to apply for.

Is IELTS required for Germany Student Visa?

Yes. IELTS scores are mandatory to get a Germany Student Visa. It will be proof of proficiency in the English language.

How do I apply to study in Germany for free?

Studying in Germany for free implies that there won’t be tuition fees. Even if a tuition fee is charged, a very nominal amount is to be paid. Public universities in Germany don’t charge any tuition fees. Their admission criteria include fluency in German or an aggregate of 80% marks (for some universities).

What are the chances of a German Student Visa getting rejected?

The approval or rejection of an application for a Germany student visa depends on the discretion of the embassy.

Are courses offered in English in Germany?

Yes. Most of the universities in Germany offer courses in English. Nevertheless, public universities insist on German language certification as a condition for admission as some courses are offered only in German.

Why do people choose Germany to pursue their degree?

There are some of the best universities in Germany and students come here to study as almost all of the courses are affordable. Some universities have got top QS ranking in the world. The students will be taught with the unique skills required to make their careers.

Each educational institute has different types of courses and it will be very easy for the students to take up the course of their choice. Students can grow academically and their personal skills will also develop.

Is German mandatory for international degree courses?

The courses are usually taught in English but there is also a gradual usage of the German language. The courses have not only been designed for international students, but they can also be taken up by German students.

Is there any need to pass TOEFL or IELTS exam to study in Germany?

If students are a native speaker of English, there is no need of any of these exams. If students are applying for such courses that have to be taught in English, then TOEFL or IELTS score is required. Besides this, if students are applying for any postgraduate programme and they also have an undergraduate degree of a course taught in English, there is no need of taking up these exams.

How much finance do I need to study in Germany?

The cost of living in Germany is affordable in comparison to other countries. There is an estimation that a student needs €861 per month to live in Germany, which is equivalent to €10,332 per year. The largest expense that students have to pay is the rent of the house where they are living. The cost of food, clothes and entertainment is average.

Is there any need of a visa to study in Germany?

If students belong to any country of the European Union or European Economic Area, then there is no requirement of a visa. The students belonging to these countries have to make a registration with local authorities.

The registration has to be done at the city where the students are going to take up the course. This registration will help them to get a certificate which will be a proof that students are allowed to reside in Germany.

If students do not belong to an EU or EEA country, then they have to apply for a student visa to migrate to Germany and take up the courses. If the duration of the courses is more than three months, they have to apply for a national visa. It is better to apply for the visa at the earliest to avoid the delays in processing.

What is the process of applying for a visa?

The applicants have to go to a German embassy or consulate in their home country to apply for a student visa. The first step that the applicants have to take up is to set up an appointment at the embassy. The next step is to gather all the requirements needed for the student visa.

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