Germany is a Western European country. Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany as well as one of its 16 constituent states. Germany is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.
Students who wish to study in Germany should be able to provide these things listed as follows:
- Visa and residence permit. As an international student you may need an entry visa for Germany depending on where you come from and how long you plan to stay here. …
- Proof of financial resources. …
- University entrance qualification. …
- German skills. …
- Health insurance. …
- Aptitude Test.
Most German universities are financed by the state and government. Recently, students were required to pay tuition fees in some German provinces and the fees would vary depending on the location. Higher fees may be charged for studies completed at private higher education institutions.
However, the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg has decided to charge non-EU citizens study fees amounting to €1,500 per semester for study courses (Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diploma, state examination) with effect from the winter semester 2017/18. Doctoral students are not affected by these fees. Students who have already embarked on their studies in Baden-Wuerttemberg but who will not have completed their courses by the WS 2017/18 will not be subject to the above-mentioned fees.
Cost Of Living In Germany:
The cost of living in Germany is more expensive in some areas than others – Munich, for example, is considered the most expensive German city to live in, with living costs averaging about €10,800 (~US$11,645) per year. By comparison, the average annual living costs in Germany are around €9,600 (~US$10,350).
Rent will be your largest monthly expense, though this is cheaper if you live in a shared flat (average rent of €298/~US$320 per month) or a student hall of residence (€240/~US$260 per month).
FINDING ACCOMMODATION IN GERMANY:
Depending on where you study and what your financial situation is like, it may not be easy to find accommodation. Therefore, start looking as early as possible.
The International Office at the university can provide advice and useful information for finding a place to live.
STUDENT RESIDENCE HALLS
There are several student halls of residence in every university town. A room in a residence hall is frequently the most affordable accommodation you will find. However, at some universities, rooms in student residence halls are in high demand. But if you apply early enough, you have good chances of getting a room. You should apply as soon as you receive your notification of admission from your German university. The applications are processed by the Studentenwerk (Student Services Organisation), which is responsible for operating the residence halls and allocating rooms.
The Accommodation Finder is a very helpful tool for finding information about various student residences in your university town. With just a few clicks, you can even submit an application to the Studentenwerk for a room in a residence hall.
At some universities, the International Office is responsible for allocating rooms in student halls of residence. If this is true in your case, inquire at the International Office about how best to obtain a room in a residence hall.
Alternatively; Private Accommodation
One may easily rooms to let. In Germany, you will find everything from empty rooms to fully furnished flats on the market. You can rent a room or an entire flat. There are also rooms available in flat shares.