Study in Germany

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Studying in Germany is a great experience. To make sure that you have one as well, this page gives you an overview of everything you need to know, depending on your study plans.

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Getting Started

Whether you plan to go to Germany for a short or long stay, take this opportunity to familiarize yourself with Germany’s higher education system and student life there.

Degree Seeking

Germany is one of the top destinations for international students. Find out how you can make doing a degree in Germany a reality.

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Non-Degree Seeking

If you're looking for short-term programs offered in the summer semester or maybe interested in working in Germany, check out the links below.

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Financing your Studies

While tuition is largely free at public universities in Germany, you still need to cover your cost of living. Find information on how much to budget, university fees, and scholarship opportunities below.

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