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Plan your Studies

  • Two students on a laptop in the great hall - The right university

    Prospective students can choose between different types of higher education institutions in Germany: there are universities, universities of applied sciences ..

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  • Student meets person at the information desk - The right degree programme

    Whether Bachelor, Master, state examination or doctorate: the range of courses and degrees available in Germany is wide. It's worth knowing how they differ.

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  • Student is taking some notes - Requirements

    If you want to study at a German higher education institution you will have to meet certain requirements - here are important prerequisites for applying.

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  • Female student in the park looking through a leaflet - Plan your studies

    Germany is a popular destination for international students. This section will tell you everything you need to know about planning and organising your visit.

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  • Passport in hand - Visas

    International students often need a visa to enter Germany - depending on where you come from and how long you plan to stay here.

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  • Two students drink coffee at a table - Costs of education and living

    Germany is not particularly expensive compared to other European countries. This page will tell you what education and living costs to expect.

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First steps in Germany

  • Female student on the laptop with bag - Registering

    Once you have arrived in Germany, one of the most important things is to register at the residents registration office.

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  • Female student at the information desk - Enrolling

    At the start of the semester, the new students enrol at their higher education institution. If you are already in your studies, you have to re-register.

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  • Two students on the laptop in the hallway - Your curriculum

    How well you get through the semester depends mainly on how well organised you are. Our semester planning tips can help.

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  • Five students walking on campus - Improving your German

    There are many opportunities to improve your language skills in Germany. Here is an overview of the options.

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  • Five students sitting on the stairs - Main contacts

    The most important points of contact – from the International Office through student services - are listed here.

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PhD Studies and Research in Germany

  • Postdocs - Postdocs

    Excellent opportunities are on offer to the postdoc or junior researcher in Germany. Complete the habilitation process and become a professor, or lead a junior research group…the choice is yours.

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  • senior researchers - Senior Researchers

    Senior researchers can find an excellent and diverse range of opportunities in science, teaching and research. Find out more about your research and funding opportunities in Germany.

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