Study in Germany
Why Choose Germany?
NO TUITION FEES
Many public universities in Germany extend the tuition-free policy to international students, including Malaysians.
WIDE VARIETY OF COURSES AND UNIVERSITIES TO CHOOSE FROM
With over 19,000 courses offered in 400 universities around Germany, you’ll have no trouble choosing what is best for you.
EDUCATION THAT PREPARES YOU FOR THE REAL WORLD
In addition to lectures and coursework, students in Germany are required to complete their industrial training internship at companies.
WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY DEGREES
German university degrees are recognized internationally and are held to the highest standards in the global higher education arena.
UNIQUE & TRANSFERABLE JOB OPPORTUNITIES
International students who graduate from German universities can apply for an 18-month job seeking visa, allowing them to stay on in Germany and seek employment. In addition, many German companies have a strong global presence, and many of them even have offices in Malaysia.
FOCUS ON RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Universities in Germany receive ample funding from both the government and private sector. Students will be given the opportunity to assist researchers and be at the forefront of cutting-edge innovations.
AFFORDABLE LIVING COST
Germany offers students a high standard of living at a relatively lower cost compared to other popular study destinations. On a monthly basis, students are advised to set aside €853 for expenses, and non-EU students are even allowed to work part-time to help cover this cost.
STRIKE A BALANCE BETWEEN STUDY AND ENJOYMENT
Germany ranks 22nd in the Global Peace Index and is nestled in the heart of Europe surrounded by 9 other countries. This makes it easier and more affordable to travel via bus or low-cost airlines.
Estimated monthly living expenses
Rent and utilities€400
Food and drink€170
Recreation, sports and culture€50
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What can you study in Germany
Choose from a wide range of courses to suit your needs and ambitions.
What are the requirements to study in Germany?
Students will need to complete any one of these recognized pre-university studies before they can apply to study in Germany.
- Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
- A Level
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
- Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)
- Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)
The following pre-university qualifications are not recognized for direct application to German universities:
- Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
If your pre-university qualifications are not listed above, click the button below and we’ll advise you accordingly.
Courses in Germany are conducted in either German or English. Most undergraduate courses are conducted in German, whereas postgraduate courses are widely available in English.
For courses taught in German, students are typically required to have level C1 proficiency of the German language.
For courses taught in English, students are required to pass either the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examinations.
Where can you learn the German language in Malaysia?
Click the button below for a list of institutions offering German language courses in Malaysia.
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