GERMANY - Blue Sky Education Study Abroad


Germany is a Central and Western European country, officially known as the Federal Republic of Germany and bordering several countries like Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The country stretches from the North Sea and the Baltic in the north to the Alps in the south and with some of Europe’s major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe cutting across the landscape. Most of Germany has a temperate climate ranging from mild to cold winters to summers which can be hot and dry to cool and rainy.

A Federal Republic with a population of over 80 million people, Germany has the largest population among the EU member countries. The most predominantly spoken language is GermanThe capital city, Berlin is the country’s largest, Frankfurt the financial capital contributing to making Germany’s economy the largest in Europe.Germany’s social market economy is the world’s third largestproducing automobiles, precision engineering products, electronic and communications equipment, chemicals and pharmaceuticals and much more.

Germany’s long and rich history especially in the field of science, technology, research and innovation teaching and learning makes it one of the top most study abroad destinations for international students. It is an idyllic mix of the modern and the classics, the urban and the rural making it an enriching and once-in-a-lifetime experience for students.


  • Germany has several excellent universities which are ranked in the top 200 World University rankings based on the key performance indicators of teaching, learning, research and knowledge transfer. Historically German universities are renowned for producing several notable poets, literary personalities, thinkers, philosophers, scientists and many Nobel Prize winners across several fields.


  • Germany is one of the very few top study abroad options that has no university fees for domestic students and very low tuition fees for international students. There are over 420 public higher education institutions of which over 100 are universities above the global quality of higher education standards. Graduates from German universities enjoy high employability in the global job market. Germany is also known for quite affordable living costs compared with other study abroad destinations.


  • International students can avail financial assistance from the German Academic Exchange Service which can enable them to study at a much affordable cost.


  • German universities offer a wide range of courses designed to suit everyone’s interest. Although there is an immense focus on Engineering programs due to Germany being an industrialised nation, more and more universities are beginning to offer several other courses like Medicine and Pharmacy.A huge array of inter-disciplinary programs are also offered with opportunities for students to specialise depending on their area of interest.


  • German qualifications are globally recognised designed with scientific developments in teaching and learning research and regular curriculum update and provision of change. This allows students develop their intellectual abilities and personal skills to achieve their full potential.


  • While most countries require international students to demonstrate their proficiency in English by undertaking IELTS, PTE or TOEFL, public German universities require students to provide German language proficiency tests’ scores.