Do you want to study in Germany? Well, worry not as the country has been an international destination education-wise, with thousands of students registering every academic year. Moreover, immigration laws for both international students and skilled labor are changing very first to favor you. For instance, you can come to Germany and do a vocational course of your choice, unlike before when you had to do training in niche areas only.

Some of the major questions that remain in the minds of people, stagnant despite perusing through copious amounts of available information are the proficiency of a particular field, medium of instruction, the deployable scope of employment after the completion of the academic course, special courses required to qualify for a particular designation and so on.

What is essential to be understood is the fact that it is important for an individual to check the possibilities of employment opportunities and productive use of the fields of study as those make the underlying factors of one's education.

With urbanization and a never-ending urge to equip themselves with technological and psychological assistance and living the audacious dreams and ambitions, there come innovative thoughts and courses. With several courses related to science and technology being on-demand, and overshadowing the humanities and arts courses, it is important to understand the significance of the humanities and arts because we might make up our minds after delving into the information about them.

Every field of education teaches us a way of life that we can decipher through time. Be it a geologist or a medical practitioner or a philosopher, every individual has a unique approach to their field in their own way with their underlying interests. Henceforth it is essential for us to understand if we can carve a niche for ourselves in that particular field and the opportunities that the German land has for us to carry forth with them. Also, the factors that lead to the establishment of the course, its empirical nature, its usefulness in any field of study matter while making discretion.

The cost of the resources also is a matter of consideration to make your dream a reality because studying aspirations often include future plans and we should be able to implement them with utmost confidence and the right skills. What is recommended is to take an ample amount of time to come to a final decision on the course of your choice and then proceed with the application process after understanding what each university has to offer and also costs incurred. One can either apply to one university or apply to several universities at once to have backup options once the final decision is made.

Based on what you deem to be the ideal university for you, meet all the necessary requirements for your admission to proceed smoothly. One can contact the University directly in case of reservations regarding the admissions and the nature of the course. Legalizations of your documents, deadlines, and prerequisites such as the German language proficiency test have to be kept in mind before the application process as it is important to know German, even if your medium of instruction is English.

The crucial step is making sure that one has the necessary financial assistance to go ahead with the course. Non-EU and EEA students must have proper financial means. An international student must have €10,236 minimum to cover the cost of living of the first year and this needs to be deposited in a German blocked bank account.

So, which universities would you join if you want the best holistically degree training in Germany? There are more than forty-five universities that surpass global standards, with at least eight featuring among the top 150 universities in Global Ranking. Here are the top universities in Germany that you would want to inculcate your undergraduate degree programs or postgraduate in:

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)

The Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is a leading public research university that is home to both foreign and local students. If you have a passion for natural sciences, then LMU is the university to be in. The institution was founded in 1472 and is associated with legendary Nobel Prize Scientists, like Werner Heisenberg. The population of international students in the institution is estimated at 13% of the total.

Technical University of Munich

Standing at position two, the Technical University of Munich is a leading University at the heart of Munich that is fully dedicated to sciences and innovation. It is apparent in a large number of Nobel Prize scientists that the institution has groomed, especially in Physics and Chemistry. Moreover, you don’t have to be exclusively in Germany to access the programs offered as the institution has an extended campus in Singapore, Asia. Therefore, the university is at the forefront of providing equal opportunities to both local and international students.

Heidelberg University

You can be the first one to make history in your family by studying at the oldest institution in Germany, Heidelberg University, founded in 1386. Remember, this was way before even Europe started experiencing drastic industrialization. Moreover, Heidelberg University has the leading number of international students, who are presumably 20% of the total population. Furthermore, the university offers more than 160-degree programs and is the founding institution of science disciplines like environmental physics and psychiatric genetics. In addition to that, you’ll enjoy adjacent international tourist destination sites like the Old Town and castles.

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin houses the largest and oldest university hospital in Germany, built at around 1710. However, it was officially documented and accredited in 2003 as a medical training institution that produces, among others, the best medical practitioners not only in Germany but worldwide. Moreover, it would be a great place to study and research as more than half of German medicine Nobel Scholars did their research and theses there. In addition to that, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin contained the 1710 plague in Eastern Prussia.

Humboldt University of Berlin

Finally, you can decide to take your studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin, a premier university with diverse cultures thanks to its students who are from all over the world. Moreover, the university is a leading research center with high-flying researchers like Albert Einstein, Walter Benjamin, and Karl Max, having done extensive research there in their times. The Humboldt University of Berlin has one of the oldest libraries in the country opened in 1874 and houses more than 6.5 million books. If you are looking forward to excelling in arts and humanities, you can proceed to join the 33,000 international students who are 16% of the total population.


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