Study in Germany

MakinGrad Overseas Education Consultants caters to various countries over the world including USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, U.K, Ireland and the Philippines.


Germany’s institutions of higher education are internationally accredited – according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), 6 of the top 100 and 18 of the top 200 universities in the world are German. Studying here will place you among some of the oldest and most established universities in the world, as well as some of the newest and most innovative.

There are 400 public universities in Germany, which are attended by 95% of the university student population. These institutions are state funded, meaning that students do not pay tuition fees (apart from a small administrative cost at the start of each semester). There are also around 120 private institutions which do not receive government funding and are not state regulated, meaning that they set their own tuition fees.

Why study in Germany?

Academic standards at German universities are top-notch; not only are the renowned technical institutes, such as TU Darmstadt, RWTH Aachen, and others, ranked as some of the best in the world, but the study courses offered in a variety of other disciplines such as: medicine, law, social sciences, arts etc., are highly acclaimed internationally.

The three preeminent funding sources for research projects at German universities are: German Government, the industrial sector, and the European Union; having this giant pool of funding to draw from, researchers from a wide variety of disciplines have virtually limitless possibilities to conduct research and come up with innovative solutions in their respective fields.


  • Your semester fees also usually include your public transport pass, which is valid for usage in all the public transport in the city of your university (sometimes also for travelling in the whole state). Your university student ID card acts as your transport pass too.
  • Germany is located almost in the center of Europe and therefore you can travel to any country in Europe in really no time and it is also quite cheap. Most of the German cities are well connected to the different major cities across Europe and thus make it really feasible to travel anywhere you wish to. So do travel during your studies.
  • Germany is relatively cheap when it comes to living expenditure as compared to its bordering countries, such as France or the Netherlands. So already you have no/low tuition fees and now also less living expenditure.
  • While studying in Germany , you will probably not just improve your educational skills in the field of your studies, but also develop your overall personality. You will start incorporating rules and discipline in your life which will help you at every step of your life.
  • Last but not least, you will get additional 18 months after completing your studies to look for jobs or any other further education opportunities.


In 2014, Germany's 16 states abolished tuition fees for undergraduate students at all public German universities.

This means that currently both domestic and international undergraduates at public universities in Germany can study for free, with just a small fee to cover administration and other costs per semester.



  • 13 years of Education are mandatory (12 + 1 year from the University) If not, then students can go via 1 year Foundation Course Or 10 years of Education + 3 year Diploma.
  • IELTS - 6.5 overall and 6.0 minimum in each or TOEFL (IBT) - 85 overall min 20 each;
  • Cleared Feststellungspruefung (entrance exam) for university to signify completion of Studienkolleg


  • 15 & 16 years Education with 70% above or 7.5/10 or 3.0/4.0 CGPA.
  • IELTS - 6.5 overall min 6.0 or TOEFL - 85 overall min 20 each.
  • In case of MBA Work Experience 2 - 3 year at managerial level GMAT - 600 (exceptionally required).
  • PhD - Research experience and paper publications.