Cost of Education in Germany
Undergraduate Degree Cost:
You can study for free at public universities as an undergraduate student. But there is a charge per semester for enrollment and administration. This is cost maximum €350 per semester, but it varies from university to university. Also, there may be an additional charge to purchase a semester-ticket, which covers public transport expenses for six months and the price is varies depending on the type of semester-ticket option you choose. Most of the universities in Germany are public. Private institutions are usually dependent on tuition fees which are set by their own and can be anything up to €25,000 per year.
Master’s Degree Cost:
Master’s degrees in German universities are usually free. But only if they are classed as consecutive (i.e complete bachelor’s degree in Germany and then go for Master’s in that field). Here also you have to pay a small charge per semester for enrolment and administration like undergraduate plus semester-ticket charge. Tuition fees for Non-consecutive master’s degree, for those who completed their bachelor’s degree elsewhere in the world, vary from university to university and charge up to €6,000 per year at public university and up to €35,000 to €40,000 at private universities.
Scholarship for International Students:
The Germany Scholarship program provides financial and non-materials support to high-achieving and committed students from all over the world. This scholarship supports highly talented students at all participating universities in Germany. The scholarship is awarded without consideration of personal or parental income. The scholarship amount is €300 per month and is granted for at least two semesters but may be provided for a maximum time which covers the standard period of time. There is also a number of political and religious foundations in Germany offers scholarship for international students from various backgrounds, interests and qualifications.
Free university in Germany:
- University of Hamburg
- University of Bremen
- University of Cologne
- Karlsruhe Institute of Technology