If you are looking for an open country located in the centre of Europe, with a great education system and fantastic career prospects, then Germany is the perfect option for you.
Science in Germany has a long history. The oldest university was founded in Heidelberg in 1386. Germany has educated more than 80 Nobel laureates: more than 70 in natural sciences and medicine alone. Cars and computers have been developed here, as well as x-rays and aspirin. No country in Europe patents more inventions than Germany. Despite the highest level of education, there are no tuition fees at state universities in Germany. Our western neighbours are a country that for thousands of people from all over the world (currently 320,000 foreign students) is an ideal destination for higher education. Germany is also very popular in our country - they are among the three most chosen countries for study abroad. If you are looking for an open place in the centre of Europe, with a great education system and fantastic career prospects, then Germany is the perfect option for you.
Germany is the largest and best performing economy in Europe and the fourth largest in the world. Many world-class companies are based here, and "Made in Germany" stands for quality. Everyone knows, for example, Mercedes, BMW and Audi, Bayer, Siemens and many, many more. Germany places a strong emphasis on development, so their innovative ideas will continue to drive growth in the future. In this country, you will also encounter an excellent educational system that will allow you to choose your ideal path of development. Your degree, the knowledge and skills you have acquired and the opportunities offered by education in Germany will open up fantastic prospects for your development – both in Germany and internationally.
Germany – like Poland – is based on the Bologna education system, which means that the universities there offer a 3-year bachelor’s degree followed by a 2- to 4-semester master’s degree. As in Poland, there are several types of universities in Germany:
Universities - transfer mainly theoretical knowledge. The programmes have a strong emphasis on an academic approach to learning and there are many different types of thematic groups. Some universities specialise in specific fields, e. g. Technical University (TU) or Pedagogical University (PH). Choosing such a university will be great for those who want to fake an academic career.
Universities of Applied Sciences - in the case of these universities, a very strong emphasis is placed on practice - on the application of acquired knowledge and skills in future professional life.
Cost of study: Although the level of education in Germany is one of the best in the world, there are no tuition fees at public universities. The only fee is the semester fee, which ranges from 100€ to 350€. In addition, if you study at many universities, you can use public transport for free.
Cost of living: The cost of living in Germany is significantly lower than in most Western European countries. On average, students spend between 700€ and 850€ per month. The cost of renting in Munich, Hamburg or Stuttgart may be higher than in other cities, although by no means incomparable to cities such as Paris or London. On average, students spend about 200€-250€ per month on food in Germany. For students, public transport in many regions is free (otherwise it costs about 25-35€/month). Other expenses are in the range of 100€-250€/month depending on hobbies or habits.