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Germany is considered the epicenter of Europe. It is also the largest country in the European Union, having a population of 85 million. Its cities such as Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, etc. are famous for their rich diverse culture, happening life and a rich heritage. All popular German cities have museums, drama theatres, malls, concert houses, opera halls, etc. that ensures there is a lot going on all the time.

Germany ranks 1st in Europe for the highest number of newly registered patents, and it ranks 2nd in the world, after the USA. Germany is the largest economy in the European Union and the 3rd largest in the world. Knowledge of the language German helps with living in the country. The most widely spoken mother tongue in Europe also happens to be German.

Germany is home to some of the world’s leading companies in many areas, such as information technology, health care, biotechnology and the automotive industry, making it the world’s leading export nation.

German is the official language of Germany. However, note that it is not mandatory to learn German language as few universities in Germany also provide education in English. These courses require minimum IELTS band 6.5.

A major advantage of studying in German academic institute is that you can be transferred to another institution in Germany or another country. You have to apply to the other institute with your transcript; we recommend that you apply for transfer when you have done one complete portion of your higher studies, such as receiving your undergraduate degree.

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As in every country, there are two major costs that you will incur for your studies in Germany. Not only are these the educational fees of your program but also there will be daily living expenses such as meals and accommodation.

Germany offers excellence in education and German universities charge very minimal tuition fees or sometimes even no fees at all. Another great aspect is that international students are charged the same fees as German residents. Usually the fees ranges from 400 to 900 Euros per semester, hence the entire undergraduate programme can cost as less than 4000 Euros. The cost of a Master’s degree is less than 2500 Euro and PhD has no fees at all.

Most undergraduate courses are 3-4 years in duration and postgraduate courses are 1-2 years long. With the fees you’ll also have to add your costs of travelling, books, local transportation and any miscellaneous expenses such as medical care. On average the cost ranges from 600 to 800 Euros.

One can have butterflies in stomach on going to Germany – but fret not, leave your worries to us. Lucent Foreign Education team of Career Experts will answer all your queries on Germany, and help you gain the requisite steps in the right directions.