Why Germany?

Germany is an ideal destination for studying overseas with its world-class education and thrilling urban life. It has a welcoming culture and accepts immigrants from all over the world. With a Germany study visa, you can have access to world class education.The German economy is vast and has infinite opportunities for overseas students.

What’s it like living in Germany?

Ireland known as the “Emerald Isle," has a rich environment, cultural heritage and friendly people. As a democratic country with a modern economy, Ireland ranks in the top ten of the World Happiness Index, is ahead of most European countries in the Global Peace Index and ranks second in the safest country to live in the world.

Ireland has a culturally diverse integrated society with over 160 nationalities living and working amongst its 5 million population.

The country’s equal opportunities employment laws have led many Universities, State organizations, Banks and major companies to be led by women with equal opportunities for promotion in the workplace.

Socially, it is recommended that students mix with all nationalities, especially their fellow Irish students. This will help improve their English and fully utilize their social skills, which will benefit them in gaining employment when they finish their course.

Ireland is full of history with its Celtic monuments, Norman castles, diverse landscape, mountains, cliffs and beaches. The vibrant nightlife in its cities and towns, its traditional and modern music and its wonderful range of food have to be experienced.

Indian food is available in most supermarkets and from Irish-based online suppliers.

Ireland has a temperate climate with average summer temperate of 21 degrees and down to 2 degrees in winter.

Cost of living

Overseas students can study for free at public universities in Germany. However, there is an enrollment, administration and confirmation charge per semester that must be paid by them. This varies depending on the type of university – private or public and the chosen course.

Do note that only public universities offer free education. Their admission criteria includes fluency in the German language.

Private universities charge tuition fees, which is variable based on the course you wish to study. However, the tuition fee in German universities is usually on the lower end of the spectrum and is quite affordable when compared to other countries such as Canada, U.S. or even Australia.

Study Program Average Tuition Fees in €
Undergraduate Bachelor Degree
€500 -€20,000 yearly
Postgraduate Master’s Degree
€5,000 – €30,000 yearly

Career prospects and post-study work experience

Upon completing their studies in Germany, students can apply for and get a residence permit for 18 months to look for a job as per their qualification from a German university.

As soon as a student gets a job offer, he can choose either to apply for a German residence permit or a European Union Blue Card for the next part of their stay.

Students may get a residence permit even if they get a job offer for part-time employment, provided that the expected salary secures all the means of subsistence.

If a student wants to stay in Germany and become a permanent resident, he can apply for a ‘settlement permit’ as early as two years after receiving the permanent residence permit or EU Blue Card.

The right university degree is quite essential for securing a high-paying job in Germany.

For an international worker seeking employment in Germany, the major sectors to consider are – IT, coal, machine tools, textiles, engineering, electronics, chemicals, machinery, shipbuilding, vehicles, food and beverages.

Recent growth areas in Germany include the automotive industry, high-tech manufactured products, telecoms, banking and tourism.


Is it required to be able to communicate in German in order to study in Germany?

No, knowing German is not a requirement for studying in Germany. Many universities offer English-language postgraduate programs. It will also depend on the course you wish to study.

Is IELTS a prerequisite for a German student visa?

Yes, IELTS results are required as proof of English competence in order to receive a Germany Student Visa.

How can I apply for a free German learning program?

In Germany, studying for free entails paying no or very cheap tuition expenses. This is especially true at public colleges, which do not charge tuition. Fluency in German or an average of 80% for several universities are among the entry requirements.

Is it possible to take the courses in English?

Yes, English courses are available at the majority of universities. Public universities, on the other hand, demand German language certification as a prerequisite of entrance because certain courses are only given in German.