Whether you're just beginning to study or interested in postgraduate research, Germany has much to offer international students. Below, DW has compiled a bank of background information on studying in Germany - including everything from university life and funding options to degree programs specifically for English-speakers.
Getting admitted is only half the battle - students also have to consider how to finance their education. But with possibilities that range from loans to diverse scholarships, there is no shortage of options.
Supporting international students is also in the interests of German political parties. They recognize that those who have studied here establish strong ties to German companies and organizations.
Funds for studying aren't just available from universities and the government. Private foundations and church-affiliated groups offer support to students - often with specific target groups and goals in mind.
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