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Germany, the economic motor of Europe, has given the wold the printing press, the car, aspirin and many audio-digital technologies. Famous Germans are Albert Einstein, Karl Marx, Bach, Beethoven and the Grimm brothers. You can image why these brothers wrote all these fairy tales. The landscape in Germany, the castles, the rivers, they inspire to write and fantasize. Germany is surely one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. A rich historical heritage, natural wonders and modern metropolises make Germany an ideal destination. It gives international students an opportunity to enjoy Europe at its finest while studying at some of the best universities in the world.

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Germany is one of the most popular education destinations for international students. There is a sizeable international community studying in various German universities. There are many reasons why a student finds Germany to be the ideal foreign destination for higher studies.

The quality of higher education in Germany is among the best in the world. Germany itself has become synonymous with high quality. The long tradition of education in Germany is  widely respected. A degree from its top universities automatically marks the international student as one of the best. This is all the more applicable in the fields of science and engineering for which Germany is famous.

Good to know: there are 1500 German breweries and they produce 5000 kinds of beer. Germans drink per person 107 liters of beer pe year. Only the Czechs beat them.


For stays up to 90 days, you may need the Schengen Visa. If you are from the USA, Canada or Japan, the EU or the European Economic Area or have a visa or residence permit issued by a Schengen state you are exempt. If you are planning to stay over 90 days, you may need a German National Visa. EU and EEA (European Economic Area) citizens and Swiss nationals are exempt. You can read more about visa requirements on the website of the German Foreign Office