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Studying in Germany – the right choice for you!: Five reasons to study in Germany

Germany is the fourth most popular destination among international students in the world. More than thirteen percent of students at German universities in 2018 came from all over the world - just like you. Germany is an attractive place to study and German university degrees are highly respected by employers worldwide.

by the Editors (last updated May 2019)

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1. Top quality

German universities offer excellent teaching and research, ranking among the best in the world. You will earn an internationally renowned degree, giving you excellent prospects on the global labour market.

2. Diversity

The range of courses offered at German universities is immense and gives you the opportunity to choose whatever area of study you want to focus on. A huge array of international programmes and inter-disciplinary degree programmes allows you to specialize.

Discover the beauty and diversity Germany has to offer! When you take time off from your studies, there are 1001 ways of finding out more about your host country. For example, you can go to a museum, a cinema or a theatre, you can sit in a beer garden, you can go for a walk on a beach, you can swim in a lake, climb a mountain or visit an old castle. 

3. Geared to practice

German universities provide outstanding academic programmes, while universities of applied sciences offer a range of attractive, practice-oriented options. A lot of universities collaborate with companies. Many study programmes combine theory and practice. This will greatly facilitate your career start.

4. Potential unlocked

In Germany, you can make the most of yourself. Here you can develop your intellectual abilities and personal skills freely and reach your full potential. If you are out to achieve great things, you will find determination, motivation and commitment open many doors – both during your studies and after your studies.

5. Safe country

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. Germany offers economic and political stability, which makes it an ideal place for you to study.

Six students tell you, why Germany has opened up their horizon

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