What is the cost of Studying in Germany 2020/2021

Let's talk more about the Cost of Studying in Germany in this blog post.

Well, it is known now that Germany is among one of the most popular locations for non-English speaking international students.

There are about 380 universities in Germany giving out about 17,000 programs of study.

Germany is ranked third which makes it one of the most popular university locations internationally.

Statistics show that presently, there are about 357,000 international students presently studying in Germany.

International Students Tuition Fee

Let it b pointed very clear that tuition fee is 100% free in Germany's public universities for international and national undergraduate candidates.

But universities in the Baden-Wurttemberg axis, candidates are to pay the sum of €3,000 annually for tuition fees.

Candidates are also asked to pay a fee to cover the cost of leaving such as enrolment, administration and student support which normally cost about €350.

For the Master's level, graduate candidates are to pay tuition fees most times.

Master's degree tuition fee costs about €20,000 per academic year.

Although students seating for a master's degree will pay little or no tuition fee only if that student finishes his/her undergraduate degree program in Germany.

What is the cost of living in Germany?

Well, candidates living in Germany are offered housing options but this housing offer is in higher demand and low supply.

Sharehouse (flats) with communal areas, coffee shops, laundry areas, and bicycle storage are high demand options for students.

Rent cost about €210 and €360 per month, this depends on either you choose to live alone or with a partner or on campus.

Big cities like Berlin, flat cost €430 while in Munich, rent is more expensive which costs €665 per month.

It is highly recommended that students should have a budget of €850 per month for food, utility bills, and social activities.

Students studying in Germany are also eligible for a semester ticket. This ticket will help with the cost of traveling on buses, trams, subways, and trains.

What is the Cost of Student Visa?

You all should read this section carefully.

Applicants from the European Union (EU), Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland;

1. Visa is not needed to study in Germany

2. It is compulsory that you need to register with the Einwohnermeldeamt or B├╝rgeramt within a week of arriving in Germany.

3. Bank statement of account showing proof of approximately €8,700 per year (for living costs).

4. Must have health insurance

5. Proof of proficiency in the language of instruction for your degree course.

Applicants from outside the European Union (EU)

1. Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Switzerland or the US: Do not require a visa but must obtain a residence permit.

2. Andorra, Brazil, El Salvador, Honduras, Monaco, San Marino or Taiwan: Only require a visa if you will work before or after your degree. Must obtain a residence permit.

3. Other Countries: Apply for visa (Schengen Visa – for 3 months of study, National Visa – for over 3 months of study). Visa and residence permit can be obtained from your local German embassy.

4. For Residence Permit: Register with the Residents’ Registration Office, prove that you have health insurance policy, prove that you have access to approximately €8700 per year (for living costs), show your passport with visa (if needed) and tenancy agreement.

5. For Visa: Same documents as Residence Permit. May also be asked for proof of a clean criminal records and medical checks.

6. All students must prove proficiency in the language of instruction for your degree course.