Although you will be able to work while studying, if you plan to support yourself during your studies it's likely that you'll face some lean months in Germany. Here are some tips to help you stretch your Euros while still living life during your studies.
Germany has a proud tradition of innovation, so it is no surprise that in Reuter's first ranking of innovation in higher education, Germany's universities dominated the list. The ranking of Europe's 100 most innovative universities includes 24 from Germany, seven more than the UK, and by far the most of any country.
A few months ago, a list published by former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims started making the rounds on social media. In it, she expounds on her list of the basic skills everyone should have by age 18. Reading it, I realized that it wasn’t until I started studying in Germany that I gained the skills on the list.
How much does it cost to study in Germany? Usually, when someone asks this, they're talking about the cost of tuition. But the cost of living is another factor that you should consider when deciding which university is right for you.
Most Americans who decide to apply to study in Germany are drawn by the low (or free) tuition, but another part of the system that appeals to many students is the simplified admissions process. If you meet the minimum requirements, you can enroll automatically in many programs. For the others, you need to contend with the NC, or numerus clausus.
As more and more families become aware of the advantages of studying in Germany, students of all ages are starting to add it to their long-term plans. Here are our tips to help you start preparing your child for a future in Germany.