Germany is no more a synonym for ‘Hail Hitler’, Nazism or the Berlin Wall, the country has come a long way to rise as a promising education destination for foreign students. The country’s main focus is Education, Science and Research. However, being a land of thinkers the country provides immense opportunities in all fields. With more than 800 International Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programmes, Germany is one of the top most choices among the youth to choose it as their education pedestal.
Every year students pursue various courses in Germany like MS in Mechanical (GRE Mandatory), MS in Electronics & Communication, MS in Computer Science, MS in Biotechnology, MS in Electrical, MBA, MA in Finance, MA in Business Studies Economics and International Relations.
The medium of instruction being English appeals a lot of students from various countries. The country claims to offer a good combination of theoretical and practical/industrial experience to students. If funds are acting as a hindrance on your road to success then don’t be vexed as the country provides less expensive education (most colleges are state funded) as compared to other destinations. Also, there are numerous scholarships one can try for.
The country not only endows one with quality education but also build a relationship worth a lifetime by giving them the space to grow. Foreign students in Germany are allowed to stay for a year after graduation in order to look for job and are also allowed to work 90 full days or 180half days during their course of study.
It is only through merit that you can enter the gates of the land of ideas. This country is an ideal place for a foreign student to live without any fear. According to German Law, universities are not permitted to discriminate against or grant preferential treatment to persons on the basis of race, ethnic group, gender or social class.
According to Business Standard, Germany is emerging as a higher education destination among Indian students with a 19 percent increase in the number of Indian students in the academic year 2011-12 over the previous year. In the academic year 2011-12, the number of Indian students in Germany has gone up to 5,998 compared to 5,038 students in the previous academic year, and there has been a whopping 70.59 percent increase in the number of Indian students since 2008. As per a British Council study (THES Survey 2010), Germany was voted the most internationalised country in higher education domain leaving behind Australia, UK and China.