Free Education in Germany

Many have asked if studying in Germany is really for free?   YES, students pay only administration fee of less than €300 per semester, however there are not as many free program which offers in English as there are in German.   Some international and Master programs charge for an institutional fee, but compares to […]

Germany has 7 among the top 30 cities with highest quality of living worldwide

Every year Mercer, one of the world’s largest , releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at which cities provide the best quality of life. Yesterday it released 18th annual Mercer Quality of Living Survey.   Looking at 440 cities across the world, Mercer takes into account the following metrics to judge which cities […]

Speaking German to study in Germany?

Is it necessary to know German if interested in studying abroad in Germany? Although there are increasing number of international highschools as well as University programs, Germany is still a traditional German dominant country where the top companies such as, Daimler, Bosch, BMW, BASF and ThyssenKrupp, use mainly German as a communication language. German is […]

German Bachelor: Where theories meet practice

What is so attractive about German education? Quality is one thing, its practical approach is another compared to US, UK or Australia.   This happens often in a traditional University: A Bachelor student graduates with a mind full of theories, eager to apply them at work, only to be surprised by the reality. Unable to […]

3 main types of higher education in Germany

There are 427 state accredited universities around Germany with three types of higher education institutions:   1. Universities 2. Universities of applied sciences 3. Colleges of art, film and music   Choosing the right type of university largely depends on what you want to study.   Universities Universities offer strong theoretical and academically-oriented degree programmes […]

University vs. University of Applied Science

All degree programs from University (Universität) and University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule) lead to a Bachelors or a Masters Degree. So what is the real difference?