Education in Germany

Higher education in Germany is relatively inexpensive (from €500) or free. The emphasis is on interdisciplinary research, education with an international component. Practice-oriented training (internships at enterprises is a mandatory component of the program). Tradition meets modern culture and new trends

Language of instruction

Language
training

German
(≈16 programs)
and English
(≈764 programs)
Registration deadlines

Deadlines
Registration.

November-January
(for the summer semester)
May June
(for the winter semester)
Program cost

Program cost

Approximate
cost 500 - 21 000
euro per year
Cost of living

Cost of living

Average 750 - 950
euro per month
(residence,
insurance, food
Budget or free education

Budget or free education

Low cost
training and availability
scholarships.
Language of instruction

Language of instruction

German
(≈16 programs)
and English
(≈764 programs)
Registration deadlines

Registration deadlines

November-January
(for the summer semester)
May June
(for the winter semester)
Program cost

Program cost

Approximate
cost 500 - 21 000
euro per year
Cost of living

Cost of living

Average 750 - 950
euro per month
(residence,
insurance, food
Budget or free education

Budget or free education

Low cost
training and availability
scholarships.

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Levels of higher education
in Germany

Bachelor's program
(Bachelor)

Requirements
for admission

School certificate

2-3 years of study at a German school (grades 11-13) or incomplete higher education in Russia (either 2 completed full-time courses or 4 completed correspondence courses.

Language Proficiency Confirmation:

• for studying in English: TOEFL ibt 79+, IELTS 6.0 +

• for studying in German: TestDaf - from 3 to 4 and DSH - from B2

Duration
training 3 - 4 years
Average cost
semester 500 euros

Types

Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science in Information
Technology (B.Sc.IT)
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
Bachelor of Education

Magistracy (Master)
and Postgraduate (PhD)



For admission to master's programs
German universities can have a diploma like
bachelor and specialist.

Requirements
for admission

Specialist diploma in related specialty or bachelor's degree plus work experience
from 2 years (for some specialties)

Diploma of higher education in a related specialty average score of the diploma 4.1 - 5.0

Active academic and/or scientific activity

Recommendations of teachers
and/or employers

TOEFL ibt 79+, IELTS 6.0+
TestDAF - from 4 to 5, DSH - from C1
GMAT 400+/GRE 510+ (for all parts of the test) —
in some specialties

Confirmation of an active social, student,
sports life

Availability of international experience
welcome

Motivation

Master - 2 years
Postgraduate - 3-4 years
Average cost
semester 2 euros

Types

Sequential master's
(konsekutiv)

Only holders can apply
bachelor's degree in a related field.
The program lasts 2-4 semesters.

Inconsistent magistracy
(nicht konsekutiv)

You can act without reference to previously
acquired specialty, but the presence
a bachelor's degree is a must
condition for admission.
The program also lasts from two to four
semesters.

Continuing education
(weiterbildende)

Designed for people with work experience
and is not offered at every university.
Compliance of higher education diplomas
in Germany and Russia.

Master of Business
Administration (MBA)


Executive and Part-time MBA prevail

Requirements
for admission

Bachelor's or specialist's degree
related specialty

Work experience from 3 years
(for some programs)

Recommendations

Interview

Management test (General Management
Admission, GMAT)

TOEFL English Language Test (IBT) or
German language proficiency certificate
(from Deutsch als Fremdsprache - TestDаF
to managerial Pruefung Wirtschaftsdeutsch
International - PWD).

Duration
training 1 - 2 years
Average cost
will be 18 euros

Types

Research Universities
(e.g. Mannheim and Leipzig
University). Business schools under these
universities are among the most prestigious
(training in English is possible)

Universities of Applied Sciences
(for example, Reutlingen University).
Business Schools at Universities of Applied
Sciences focus on practice (trainings,
internships). Independent business schools
(European School of Management
and Technology).

Business colleges
offering national, highly specialized
business programs (FH
Pforzheim and FH Reutlingen). Training is conducted in German
language and lasts from 14 to 18 months.

Top Universities
in Germany

Top 15 universities in Germany according to the CWUR ranking

1

Ludwig-Maximilians-
University (LMU) Munich

www.uni-muenchen.de
2

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität
Heidelberg

www.uni-heidelberg.de
3

Technical University
of Munich

www.tum.de
4

Freie University
Berlin

www.fu-berlin.de
5

Humboldt-universität
zu Berlin

www.hu-berlin.de
6

Eberhard Karls
Universität Tübingen

www.unituebingen.de
7

Rheinische Friedrich-
Wilhelms-University
Bonn

www.unibonn.de
8

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

www.uni-freiburg.de
9

University of Hamburg

www.uni-hamburg.de
10

University of Göttingen
Georg-August-Universität

www.uni-goettingen.de
11

Goethe-University
Frankfurt am Main

www.uni-frankfurt.de
13

Westfalische
Wilhelms-University
Münster

www.unimuenster.de
13

Technische University
(TU) Dresden

tu-dresden.de
14

Friedrich-Alexander
University
Erlangen-Nürnberg

www.fau.de
15

University of Cologne
(Uni Koln)

www.uni-koeln.de

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