Plan Your Higher Studies in Germany

Information on what steps you need to take to study in Germany can be very confusing. To help you decide, we have simplified the guide into steps!

The application process to study in Germany:

1.Find a study program:

Before studying in Germany, the first thing you need to do is search for a program that suits your interest. German universities offer you countless programs. Choose your study program based on your academic goals, plans, and the path you want to walk in. But if you have not set your goals yet, the process will be time-consuming. So it is suggested that you take your time and start thinking about the study program at least three months before deicide. Once you find the study program, then choosing the ideal university for you will be easier.

2.Meet All Requirements:

If you already chose your program and university, cross-check and see if you meet the university’s requirements. Suppose you find anything confusing, never hesitate to contact the university directly. Unsuitable timing and missing documents are the most common issues that happen at this stage. Applications can get delayed or even rejected for this matter. The suggestion is to start working on your documents four months before applying.

3. Learn The German Language;

Your application’s chances of approval vastly depend on your German proficiency, even if your program is in English. Most of the Bachelor’s degree courses are taught in the German language. In contrast, many study programs at higher academic levels are taught partially or entirely in Germany. To interact with the locals, Germany is needed. It is suggested to start a language learning course as early as possible or at least 6months before applying.

4. Find Financial Resources:

 Under the current law, every non –EU and non-EEA student must have proper financial resources to cover their living and studying in Germany. An international student must possess a minimum of €10,332 to cover living and learning costs for the first year.

5.Apply for Admission:

Double-check your documents before applying. Contact your university to know their medium of applying. The application can be submitted online, in person, or by post. Most German universities will have to use a national university online application platform known as Uniassist. As Germany is a hub for international students, the admission committee is always packed with applications. Take the advantage and submit your application right when they call.

6.Get Your German Student Visa:

German Student Visa is mandatory for international students. Contact the German embassy or consulate in person to make a visa appointment while your documents are processing. One of the easiest ways to convince authorities about your finance is by opening a Blocked Bank Account. A health insurance policy from your country is also mandatory.

7. Find Accommodation:

After getting both the visa and Admission, you must find a place to stay. Accommodation in Germany for international students is relatively affordable. However, it would help if you strived to find a site that is suitable for your finance. You can scout online for accommodations. It would be best to start exploring for Accommodation when you get your student visa.

8. Enroll at Your University:

After settling down in Germany, go to the university of your choice and enroll in your program courses. After Enrollment, you will be a registered student of Germany.

You, need to personally appear at the university administration office and submit the documents listed below to register for your university course.

• Your valid passport

• A passport photo

• Your visa or Residence permit

• Completed and signed the Application form

• Degree qualifications – original or documented

• The letter of Admission

• Proof of health insurance in Germany

• The payment fee receipt

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Visa Requirements for studying in Germany

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Bangladeshi students must apply for a Type D German visa to study in Germany. This type of visa is particularly suitable for students wishing to study in German universities. UniAssist (UAGE) is working with Germany and helping students guide through the visa and application process.

A Bangladeshi student must be certified by an HSC + 1-year degree in all Universities of Bangladesh to enroll in a German university. The gap of study is accepted for up to 1.5 years. At least 4.00 out of 5.00 GPA is needed in HSC for those who want to go for undergraduate research. For postgraduate students, CGPA 3.00 (minimum) out of 4.00 is a required must.

Depending on the admission requirements, it may be necessary to provide evidence of the language qualifications needed for your study program at the German Embassy or Consulate. IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum) is a requirement for English medium study. For students who want to study in the German language, B2 proficiency is a must need.

Passport Size Photo (white background)

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Certificate of IELTS (6.5 min )

Certificate of Medium of Instruction (for Masters)

Two letters of recommendation (for Masters)

Motivation letter indicating your career goals (for Masters)

Certificate & transcript attestation of the Education Board of all academic certificates (2 set copies).

Education Ministry & Foreign Ministry certification of all educational documents

Insurance for Health (1 year)

Make sure that you have extra time for your visa application. You can start your German Visa Type D / Residence Permit application immediately after acceptance into the university of your choice. Before starting your university program, you should be applying, keeping at least three months in hand. You can go to the German embassy website to apply for a student visa with the required documents. If you think you can’t keep up with so many processes and it’s too messy, you can contact UniAssist for smooth assistance for your visa application and other procedures.

After the university receives the letter of admission and the necessary funds for living and studying in Germany, the best time to apply for a German student visa is immediate. An essential requirement is that you have financial solvency. You must prove the financial resources through other methods, such as having the funds deposited into a German blocked account if you haven’t been awarded an official scholarship. You need to block EUR 10,332 on a personal banking account in the German Bank if you plan to apply to the German University from Bangladesh. When you are in Germany, but monthly, you can withdraw this money.

It takes up to 25 working days to process the German visa. The students must face the viva board to get the visa. You will be asked how you’re finding yourself in Germany; they will ask you about your education and family background. Be well prepared for this crucial interview to be able to set off finally.

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Why Would you Study in Germany ?

Germany has recently become a gimmick for international students worldwide, including students from Bangladesh. Germany offers you uncountable numbers of worldwide ranked universities with high employability and affordable living cost. Germany is rich in history, a vibrant and dynamic lifestyle with a mixture of modern and classic, urban and rural. According to the most recent survey, over 3,57,000 foreign international students come to Germany for higher studies.

Why would you study in Germany?

As maintained by official recordings in 2018, Germany has 429 public highest institutions, among them 106 are universities. Several universities have been consistently ranked as the world’s best universities. Students value these universities’ quality of education, teaching, research excellence, further opportunities to improve academically and most importantly, a friendly and safe environment.

Unlike other European countries, Germany offers you up to 100% scholarship. It is the only study destination with top-ranked universities and provides you with low to no tuition fees. A survey has shown that 35.3% of international students in Germany highlighted that low tuition fees for universities in the top reason made them choose Germany. Public universities in Germany do not cost any money but only a few administrative costs like student contribution, student union fee or a public transport ticket that would cost €250 per semester.

Universities of Germany offer you countless degree courses designed to meet everyone’s interest. Germany is an industrialized country, and it has invested in many Engineering universities and Engineering programs that only German universities offer. Besides Engineering, German universities also offer you the best medicine and pharmacy programs. Study programs of Germany are designed to meet up with the most up-to-date scientific developments and educate individuals who can confidently face global challenges. At the end of your graduation, you will be certified with a globally recognized degree.

Compared to other countries, the cost of living in Germany for international students is quite affordable. Although places in urban areas are a bit pricier, rent is pretty low in peripheral regions. Rent is the primary financial concern in Germany, but you can cut half of the expenses by sharing your place with other people. Besides rent, additional daily costs are inexpensive. 

The German law allowed international students to work part-time for up to 20 hours a week or 120 full days a year. It is guessed that more than 60% of international students work part-time while studying in Germany. Part-time jobs can help you earn some extra money and help you cope better with the environment and increase your future employability.

Degrees issued from a German university are highly valued in every part of the world, so the German graduates always get the highest employability in the global job market. 

International students in Germany get a residency permit to be able to live and travel around the country. This residency permit will also allow you to travel the entire Schengen Area without any Visa.

The opportunities of studying in Germany are endless. It opens doors to many paths of career. To know furthermore, please get in touch with UniAssist Global Education (USAGE) 

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