Germany is the third most popular destination among international students in the world where more than twelve percent of students come from abroad. Many German universities are in the top 100 world rankings, having both tradition and excellence in teaching .With its world class education, bustling cities, and excellent universities it has become an attractive place for study and researching.
The life of a student in Germany can become quite exciting if one knows the German language. Here the people are always ready to help you and appreciate if a foreigner tries to speak in German. Therefore, if you are really interested to grasp a new language, Germany is a right place. However, if you are not that good in the language no issues, there are a number of courses which are offered in English as the language is also popular in German.
The Financial Aspects of living in Germany covers your cost of living and studying in Germany. Your actual cost of studying in Germany depends on the place you will be staying and on the university, you will be studying in. Usually, your study cost includes accommodation fees, study materials, transportation and food (you can save some of it by cooking yourself, otherwise eating frequently at restaurants will only increase your budget).
After completing studies, a large number of students prefer staying in Germany to pursue work after study opportunities. You need to be aware of the policies and visa rules so that you can stay and work after completing your studies in Germany. One particular aspect of studying in Germany is that once the study program is over, your residence permit also expires automatically even if it was issued for a longer period of time originally. Therefore, in order to work and stay in Germany you need to apply again at the Foreigners’ Registration Office requesting to extend your residence permit. Once you have the permit, you are ready to explore the job opportunities in Germany.
In comparison with other countries, Germany is a safe country. In town or in the countryside, by day or by night, you can move around freely here. The excellent teaching and research at the world best universities, economic and political stability, a balanced budget to study, and a place which gives you excellent prospects on the global labour market makes Germany an ideal destination to study.