While universities offer on-campus accommodation, students have the option to share accommodation and amenities to save cost of living or opt for home-stay with a family where you have your freedom and the security of a family.
Public Universities are state funded and charge about €500, while private universities can cost around €5,000 for a semester. Living expense of €10236which includes rent, food, insurance, transport & entertainment is required to be deposited into a blocked account before departing for university.
International students are free to pursue higher education either in English or German. However, foreign students are required to complete English proficiency test in the form of IELTS, TOEFL or PTE., but some universities are exempted too.
Prominently placed in Central Europe, Germany is bordered by the North Sea & the Baltic Sea on the North and shares its boundary with 9 countries, viz. Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, the Netherlands & Denmark.
It is Europe’s Largest economy, a thriving nation and one that has ample opportunity to exhibit its leadership. The capital is Berlin, though Hamburg, Frankfurt, Cologne & Munich cities are also well known. The official language is German.
The climate is mostly temperate, ranging from 22- 33°C in summer and -15 to 3°C in winter. The months of May to September have milder weather and are popular amongst those interested in outdoor activities. However, it can rain anytime of the year.
Being the sixth largest country in Europe area-wise, it would be safe to say though, that the weather in Germany is as varied as its landscape – with its coastal areas, lake studded lowlands, forests and mountains.