For international students seeking international education, Germany has become a popular destination. In contrast to the United Kingdom, the United States, or Australia, German universities deliver globally recognized programs at a lower rate. Furthermore, there are several scholarships available that enable international students to study in Germany for free.
Tuition-Free Colleges and Universities in Germany
Both German colleges can no longer charge tuition fees for undergraduate study as of October 2014. Universities in the certain Federal States will charge a semester donation (roughly 50 euros) and/or administrative costs (about 50 euros). This tuition fee arrangement will change in the future; for the most up-to-date information on tuition fees in Germany’s various federal states, visit this website. Non-EU nationals, for example, are charged €1,500 a semester in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg for Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diploma, and state review degree programs.
In contrast to undergraduate research, the majority of Master’s and Ph.D. programs in Germany are fee-based. Fortunately, there are a good number of scholarships for Masters and Ph.D. studies in Germany.
DeutschlandStipendium National Scholarship Programm
The Deutschlandstipendium (Germany Scholarship Program) supports high-achieving and dedicated students from all over the world with financial and non-material assistance. The Germany Scholarship offers financial aid to excellent candidates at all German universities who join. The scholarship is provided without regard to personal or parental income, as well as nationality. The scholarship is worth 300 EUR a month and is available for at least two semesters, but it can be extended to cover the whole academic year. To learn more about can German universities offer the Germany Scholarship, click here. go to the interactive map of Germany at this link.
DAAD Scholarship Programs
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a joint organization of Germany’s higher education institutions charged with fostering foreign academic ties, mainly through undergraduate, academic, and scholar exchanges. The DAAD scholarship website lists scholarship and funding options for international students, graduate students, and scientists needing financial assistance in Germany for their education, study, or teaching assignments. The website not only lists all of the DAAD’s scholarships but also a number of programs provided by a variety of institutions.
Germany Foundations’ Scholarship Programs
Scholarships are available from a range of political and religious foundations in Germany for foreign students with a variety of backgrounds, preferences, and credentials. In this article, stipendiumplus.de explains this list.
Erasmus Scholarship Programs in Germany
German universities take part in a variety of research programs funded by Erasmus Mundus and Erasmus+ scholarships. International students may use the scholarships to fund their participation in a study program in Germany.