Study Programs in Germany

German education systen is often considered as one of the best in Europe, especially in techical areas. It is also one of the cheapest countries for international students: in most of regions students do not have to pay any tuition fees in state universities (or this fee is very moderate). This fact attracts thousand of internation students from all over the world.

There are currently 387 universities in Germany and they are divided into three major groups:

  • Universities or similar institutions (110)
  • Universities of applied sciences (221)
  • Colleges of art and music (56)

Bachelor programs in Germany have several basic requirement for prospective studens: they have to complete high school education, to pass final exams successfully and to hold a language certificate at list at a level B2 for a foundation year program or C1 for the first year of university studies. Bachelor programs in Germany last for 3 or 4 years, depending on the program chosen. Study programs are mostly in German, but some universities have programs in English as well.

For those who don't speak German it would be easier to find a master program in English. Prospective students have to provide two certificates: bachelor degree certificate and a language certificate at a level C1. Other specific requirements will vary depending on the course. The duration of master programs is 2 years. 

German universities offer study programs in various fields, including technical and humanitarian specializations. However, Germany is especially famous for its bachelor's and master's degrees in Physics, Computer Science, History and Philosophy.  

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University of Saarland logo
Tuition Fee:
182 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement Teilnehmer am Saarbr cker Masterstudiengang Physik belegen Module mit experimenteller und theoretischer Schwerpunktsetzung. Sie erhalten dar ber hinaus einen Einblick in Inhalte und Methoden der Nachbardisziplinen. Anwendungen der Physik in den Ingenieur- oder Lebenswissenschaften oder in der Medizin lernen die Studierenden in einem nicht-physikalischen Wahlpflichtfach kennen.Der Saarbr cker Masterstudiengang Physik steht ganz im Zeichen der Forschung. In ihrer...

Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen logo
Tuition Fee:
13500 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months ( ECTS)

Advertisement In cooperation with the Aachen Dental Laser Center (AALZ) the RWTH International Academy offers the postgraduate programme Master of Science in Lasers in Dentistry . The course offers dentists the opportunity to become highly qualified specialists in the area of laser therapy.This programme is recognised and accredited in Germany and the European Union, as well all countries that are signatories of the Washington Accord .The two-year, executive master programme Lasers in...

University of Saarland logo
Tuition Fee:
182 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement Saarland University offers an excellent environment in which to undertake general and comparative literature studies. Saarbr cken s location close to Germany s borders with France and Luxembourg encourages language learning and makes it easy for students to follow at close hand the cultural and literary developments in neighbouring countries. The department, which has established links throughout Europe while maintaining a strong global outlook, offers students on the Master s...

University of Saarland logo
Tuition Fee:
182 EUR / Year
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement Wirtschaftsp dagogen vermitteln Wissen ber betriebs- und volkswirtschaftliche Themen. Neben dem wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fachwissen verf gen sie ber Kenntnisse der Psychologie sowie ber erziehungswissenschaftliche und fachdidaktische Kompetenzen. Wirtschaftsp dagogen planen und halten Unterricht in Schulen und Berufsschulen sowie in Betrieben und anderen Bereichen der Erwachsenenbildung. Dar ber hinaus sind sie in der Bildungsberatung und der Bildungsverwaltung t...

University of Gottingen logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The objective of the programme is to equip students with a sound understanding of business information systems and to prepare them for working in positions with analytical demands in the IT branch and other industrial and service companies. In order to implement new business ideas and improvements, business information systems must continually developed. Students therefore learn how to actively create business information systems by means of internet-based solutions and to...

Berlin University of Technology logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Duration:
24 months (120 ECTS)

Advertisement The Masters degree program offers advanced education for students and young professionals holding a Bachelors degree or academic equivalent in engineering or natural sciences. The program commences part time (during the 1st and 2nd semester) in El Gouna, Egypt and during the 3rd semester in Berlin, Germany.The topics covered during the course of studies were tailor-made on the basis of TU Berlins research projects and enduring experiences in the MENA region. On completion of...

Fresenius University Applied Sciences logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
31 July
Duration:
3 years (180 ECTS)

The degree programme is currently only offered at our campus in Cologne. It contains the following: Business Psychology Social Psychology Developmental Psychology Clinical Psychology in the Workplace General Psychology Research Methods Business Administration and Economics Mathematics and Statistics Accounting Foreign Languages and Soft Skills

University of Applied Sciences Cologne logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Duration:
2 years (120 ECTS)

The International Business Master Programme (IBMA) focuses on three areas of international competence - functional strategic competence, analysis of decision-making frameworks, and tools and methods competence - by means of the following courses:Functional Strategic CompetenceGlobal Business Logistics: The course focuses on global issues challenging today's supply chain management (SCM), defines concepts relevant to international business, and explores purchasing and supply management in an...

University of Kaiserslautern logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
30 April
Duration:
2 years (120 ECTS)

The Master's programme Microbial and Plant Biotechnology provides a deepened, scientifically founded education in the biotechnological use of microorganisms and plants. Students acquire knowledge in the molecular biology of pro- and eukaryotic cells, and learn modern methods for their investigation and genetic manipulation. They become familiar with the concepts of systems biology and bioinformatics, and their practical application. This knowledge provides the foundation for applied research...

Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
15 July
Duration:
3 years (180 ECTS)

The international study course Environmental and Resource Management offers an integrated approach to current international issues helping to improve the quality of professional environmental management for the 21st century. Recognising that environmental questions can no longer be solved by a single academic discipline, the course offers classes in a wide range of fields, including technical subjects as well as classes in natural sciences, sociology and economics. Based on these three main...

Universität zu Köln logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
15 July 2017
Duration:
2 years ( ECTS)

The two year master program builds up on the bachelor program. Students acquire advanced skills to solve more complex problems. In this program students select their main and minor subject according to their interests from a considerable number of research areas covered by the Cologne physics institutes. Our master s students extend their knowledge and skills considerably and specialize in one or several areas of physics. The master program in physics comprises a mandatory part of required...

University of Ulm logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
30 April
Duration:
2 years (120 ECTS)

Master of Materials Science in Advanced Materials focuses onmodern, innovative materials with special properties at the atomic/molecular level showing a strong potential towards applications in science, technology, and medicineinterdisciplinary education and research combining various topics in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and medical technology The programme is strongly research oriented and allows you to specialise either in nanomaterials or biomaterials. This...

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
15 July
Duration:
2 years (120 ECTS)

The Master's programme provides a research-oriented education that covers a broad range of topics in molecular and biomedical science with a special emphasis on pathological mechanisms of human disorders. Mandatory courses include advanced lectures in immunology, neuroscience, oncology, development, genetics, and imaging, as well as research design and structural biochemistry to endow all students with a solid knowledge base. Students can focus on their areas of interest by choosing seminars...

SRH University of Applied Sciences Berlin logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
15 July
Duration:
2 years (120 ECTS)

Our study programme ranks among the top ten management programmes in Germany and has been awarded the FIBAA Premium Seal. It emphasises all aspects of modern leadership and will provide you with detailed knowledge of corporate governance. The programme covers five fundamental areas of international management: leadership global management, risk management, contract management, innovation management, and project management. The international and interdisciplinary aspects of management in...

University of Hohenheim logo
Tuition Fee:
Free
Deadline:
15 March
Duration:
2 years (120 ECTS)

Climate, soils, human land use, and other aspects of the environment vary over time and in space. Landscape ecology examines how organisms respond to such environmental variation, how the interactions in variable environments determine community dynamics, and how these dynamics affect ecosystem processes. These fundamental topics of ecology and biodiversity research are also crucial for answering pressing questions posed by global environmental change.

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Bachelor Programs in Germany

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