Why you Should Study in Germany?
Eligibility And Need.
Average monthly living expenses are estimated to be between 500 to 600 Euro / Month.
Compared to other European countries, Germany offers excellent value for money in accommodation, food, services and entertainment. The price of food, accommodation, clothing and cultural activities is close to the European average, but below the average found in the major cities of France, Italy or the UK.
The German government calculates that a student needs around 800 euro per month to live comfortably. Surveys among international students in Germany have shown that some can live quite happily on 600 euro per month.
Part Time Jobs:
Students from countries outside of the European Union may work 20 hours per week during their bachelor and master programmes. No work is allowed during the Pathway 2 University Programme. Additionally students can work as internship.
After Studies In Germany:
Graduates of German universities are allowed to stay in the country for 1 year to search for a job. Afterwards students are allowed to stay and work in Germany on the precondition that their job has adequate compensation and is in the broad professional area of the study programme they completed.
Around 20% of the German population has a migration background. This illustrates the international character of Germany and is an important pillar for the most export oriented economy of the world. The German economy is the strongest in Europe and has approximately 1 million vacant positions as of January 2013. Due to the demographic developments Germany is facing a severe shortage of qualified professionals. Research institutes forecast a shortfall of 3 million skilled workers by 2025.