Germany is among the top 3 most popular countries for students from all over the world. In 2018, over 370,000 international students were studying here, more than 13% of the total number of students in Germany. For this reason the universities and colleges are very well prepared for international students. Studying in the heart of Europe offers much more than great opportunities in the global job market after graduation, a high level of security, liberality and a very student-friendly visa procedure. Check out what makes Germany your country of choice for your studies:
- After the end of the study visa still applies min. 1.5 years
- MBA and Master's degrees from Germany are very popular with employers internationally
- Study safely and freely, no matter where you come from!
- Cheap living and living in the center of Europe
- Many important international companies are based in Germany
- Powerful, diligent and conscientious way of working
MBA and Master study in Germany - Competent, affordable, safe and popular
Made in Germany - all over the world that stands for high quality. This is also because jobs in Germany are usually very conscientious and diligently worked. Punctuality, reliability and care are among the most important values, which is also noticeable in the course of studies. This is one of the reasons why a Masters from Germany is highly rated internationally. Anyone with experience in the German business world is in great demand in the global financial and economic market. Although the global economy has faced many problems in recent years, Germany continues to be extremely strong in the economy. The German education system and the careful way of working ensure that Germany is one of the world's leading players in the financial and economic sector and that many important companies are located here, with whom contacts can be made while studying in Germany.
Germany is very popular with international students. Many different aspects attract people from all continents to Germany. In 2014, over 300,000 international students were studying here. That's why the universities and colleges are very well prepared for international students.
No matter where you come from, everyone is welcome! In Germany, freedom of religion and expression are among the most important assets in society. Regardless of religion, origin or gender, performance and commitment are rated here - everyone has the same rights.
Thanks to an education system that is among the best in the world, communication is not a problem as most Germans speak very good English and are very helpful.
Germany is a very student-friendly country, universities are strongly supported by the state and are thus among the best universities in Europe. In addition, unlike most other European countries, foreign students can still spend 18 months in Germany after completing their visa. This time many students use to get a job directly in Germany at one of the many resident modern and multinational companies. By contrast, in other European countries (such as the United Kingdom), the visa usually already expires immediately after graduation. This means that you can concentrate fully on studying and graduating without having to worry about your visa.
All of these factors create fantastic conditions that are ideal for creative and free thinking, that is why Germany is arguably the country with the most patent applications in Europe. Further information about the visa in Germany can be found here.
Life in Germany can be very diverse. Vibrant cities with an almost unlimited amount of cultural and leisure attractions are just as attractive as the varied landscapes and beautiful historic buildings.
In the north of Germany are the beaches of the Baltic Sea and the North Sea with the largest Wadden Sea in the world. It is only a few kilometers from the major cities of Bremen and Hamburg and at low tide you can hike many kilometers across the North Sea to the Frisian Islands. The Alps in the south of Germany make up the largest mountain range in Europe. In between there is everything possible to discover and experience. Surfing in the Baltic Sea or skiing in winter sports areas, which are among the most beautiful in Europe. Whether hiking in the national parks with their natural forests, in the almost 3000 meter high glacier on the Zugspitze, a cold beer and German sausage at the Oktoberfest in Munich or a weekend in the party metropolis Berlin - boredom is far from anyone studying here. In addition, attractive countries such as France, England or Italy are in the immediate vicinity and can be reached quite cheaply from Germany.
Hardly any other country has so many theaters, museums or such a big music scene. Anyone who lives in Germany can also look forward to very low living costs despite the flourishing economy. These are lower here than in most neighboring countries such as France or Italy. These include Germany's cities among the cleanest in Europe and the whole country is equipped with excellent infrastructure. Punctual and regular public transport and a very safe and responsible car traffic allow fast connections everywhere. Due to the good infrastructure and the safe road traffic, many Germans in the cities instead of the car to the bicycle as a means of transportation, which is one of the reasons for the pleasant and clean air in the German cities.
Germany sounds interesting to you? Then apply now for a degree at the IGC in Bremen!
What our students have to say about Germany
In one of our courses we have asked the students to write their feedback to the German chancellor about their first impressions in Germany. While this was a very nice task in their studies, it also gave us some good insights, which we would like to share with you below: