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Partner Universities & Colleges in Germany

Studying in Germany is an excellent strategy to enter into the global work market. Higher education institutions in Germany are well respected across the world. Qualifications obtained in Germany are very well-regarded in the business world.

There are hundreds of institutions in Germany that provide tuition-free programs to overseas students. Germany is the place to be if you want to study Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, or Business. The major reason that young people from all over the globe come to Germany is to combine a high-quality education with a unique cultural experience.

How much does it cost to study in Germany?
Tuition at German private institutions may exceed 26,000 EUR per year for a Bachelor's degree and 40,000 EUR per year for a Master's. Engineering and Business & Management programs are the most costly.

All international students, regardless of place of origin, are eligible for the German free tuition scheme. Here are a few examples of German free public universities:

  • Stuttgart University

  • Mannheim University

  • Bremen University

  • Cologne University

  • Hamburg University

Germany not only allows you to study for free, but it is also a reasonably priced country. Students' monthly living expenses, including housing, average between 700 and 1,000 EUR.

What are the admission criteria for studying in German universities?
To study for a bachelor's degree in Germany, Sri Lankan students must obtain 6 passes in general education subjects in the GCE OL and 3 passes in subjects in the GCE AL, as well as a passing score on the Common General (Paper) Test. Furthermore, you must demonstrate the proper Advanced Level subject combination for your selected degree program.

Some institutions additionally need the TestAS aptitude test, which is created exclusively for foreign students from non-EU countries.

German universities allow Bachelor's degrees or equivalents from all other countries to pursue a Master's degree.

Is IELTS a requirement for studying in Germany?
Most colleges in the nation require an IELTS score of 4.5 to 6.5. Students must achieve specific requirements in order to be admitted to German institutions without IELTS.

Without IELTS, you can study in Germany. If you have finished your bachelor's degree in English. Although not all colleges in the nation allow students who do not have IELTS, there are a few reputable ones that may accept you.

Here is a list of major colleges that accept overseas students who do not have IELTS scores:

  • University of Kassel 

  • University of Giessen

  • Flensburg University of Applied Sciences

  • University of Siegen

  • University of Kiel

  • Ruhr University Bochum

  • Technical University of Braunschweig

  • University of Bayreuth

  • Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences

  • Chemnitz University of Technology

  • University of Koblenz and Landau

  • Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

  • University of Bonn

  • Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

  • Free University of Berlin

  • University of Kaiserslautern

  • University of Hildesheim

When are the university intakes?

Every year, Germany has two intakes: January/Spring intake and September/Winter intake. Winter is Germany's principal intake season.

How many hours a week can an international student work while studying in Germany?
As a student, candidates are permitted to work a total of 120 full or 240 half days each year. During the school year, students are not permitted to work more than 20 hours a week.

How long does a post-study work permit in Germany last?
Students can apply for an extended 18-month job-seeking visa, often known as a post-study work visa, in order to find jobs related to their education.

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