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Why study in Germany

Beers, Language, Cars, Super fast cars come to our mind when we think of Germany. Not to forget German engineering and science makes it the favourite educational destination too. Brands like BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Siemens, Nestle are household names today. That's the impact of Germany. Let's explore more on why it's a top study destination.

Some of the important reasons to study in Germany

  • Well ranked universities
  • Internationally accredited universities
  • Programs in English for international students
  • Low cost of Education, Very low, sometimes even Free
  • Up to 18 months of visa post completion of education to work and gain international experience
  • Multinational companies based in the heart of Europe
  • International exchange and Dual degree programs
  • Learning one of the most spoken European languages

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However for information on German Education, lifestyle you may also visit your nearest DAAD, a national agency by Govt. of Germany.


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What to study in Germany

Degree Programs

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MS/MSc (Master of Science)
  • BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)
  • BS (Bachelor of Science)

Non Degree Programs

  • Online programs
  • Certificate programs
  • Summer school
  • Exchange programs


  • General Management
  • Finance, IB
  • Project Management
  • Information Management
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Engineering
  • Science & Technology

*There are several other programs but we have mentioned the most chosen programs by international students


Germany is famous for its technical education but recently there has been a surge in management programs, thanks to top Business Schools in Germany

Where & when to study in Germany

Educational system always comprises top universities both public and private along with institutes of national importance. Edvisory would try to share top ranked universities both in management and technology. 

45 German universities feature among the world’s best as per QS. Here’s a closer look at the top 10 universities to study in Germany


German Business Schools have one of the highest ROI in the world thanks to low cost of education and higher wages

Best Business Schools in Germany

Mannheim Business School


  • Ranking: #1
  • Best known for: MBA, Dual Degree
  • Avg Fee: 30 Lacs

Frankfurt School of Finance


  • Ranking: Top 5
  • Best known for: Economics
  • Avg Fee: 20 Lacs

WHU Otto Beisheim


  • Ranking: Top 5
  • Best known for: MBA, Dual Degree
  • Avg Fee: 30 Lacs

University of Cologne


  • Ranking: Top 5
  • Best known for: MBA, Dual Degree, MS
  • Avg Fee: 5 lacs



  • Ranking: Top 5
  • Best known for: MBA
  • Avg Fee: 30 Lacs



  • Ranking: Top 10
  • Best known for: MBA Information Management
  • Avg Fee: 18 Lacs

HHL- Leipzig Graduate School of Management


  • Ranking: Top 10
  • Best known for: MBA, MS
  • Avg Fee: 25 Lacs

Goethe Business School - Goethe Universität Frankfurt


  • Ranking: Top 10
  • Best known for: MBA, MS
  • Avg Fee: 15 Lacs

Tu München - Tum School Of Management


  • Ranking: Top 10
  • Best known for: Exec MBA, MBA, MS
  • Avg Fee: 20 Lacs

Best Universities in Germany

Technische Universität München


Ranked 64 in the world, its the top university Germany for the third time in a row. It calls itself The Entrepreneurial University.

Ludwig-Maximilians - Universität München


Ranked 66 in the world, its the second highest-ranked university in Germany. Located in Munich, its also one of the oldest in the country

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg


Heidelberg University, is ranked 68 in world by QS. It has 30,787 students enrolled, including 5,793 international students.

KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie


Ranked 107 in the world, KIT is located in the south-west  Germany, Karlsruhe. Its considered prestigious for its engineering & technology programs

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Berlin's best & ranked 120 in the world. HU is considered prestigious for arts and humanities

Freie Universität Berlin


Ranks 125 worldwide. Founded in 1948 enrols around 31,500 students with 20% international students


What is TU 9

Excellent Universities

TU 9 is the alliance of 9 leading Technical universities in Germany. Founded in 2003, it is a consortium of technical universities founded before 1900.

Their common mission is to act as contact for society, economy and politics, particularly for the university education of engineers.

TU 9 offer both Bachelors and Masters programs and are supported by Bologna process.

The 9 universities are:


TU 9 are ranked among top 100 universities globally 


Tertiary Education


University System


TU 9 Schools


Scholarships to study in Germany

AIESEC: Global Talent


AIESEC offers paid internships in the field of sales and marketing administration, engineering, teaching etc.

Federal Ministry, Govt.


Financial assistance and waivers offered by the Federal Ministry of the Govt. to international students

DAAD Scholarships


National Agency of Germany based in several countries offers various scholarships to international students

Visa to study & work in Germany

Short stay visa


  • Details: Student visa to short programs 1-2 months
  • Duration: Max 2 months depending on program length
  • When to apply: 90 days before the program
  • Where to apply: VFS or Consulate
  • Right to work: Nil

Long stay visa


  • Details: Student visa to Degree program
  • Duration: 1 year min.
  • When to apply: 90 days before the program
  • Where to apply: VFS or Consulate
  • Right to work: 90 Days FT or 180 Days Half day

Work Permit


  • Details: Work visa can be applied after graduation
  • Duration: Up to 1.6 years
  • When to apply: As soon as you graduate
  • Where to apply: Local visa office in Germany
  • Right to work: Full Time

Edvisory Assurance

Information provided on Edvisory website is accurate and subject to public announcements by universities and the Governments.

Note: For the purpose of rankings, Edvisory adheres to QS & Financial Times

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