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How to Study Free in Germany

    study freeIt is no longer news that major universities in Germany are offering tuition free education to every admitted international student. If you are a student and you are usually worried about the cost of tuition, worry no more. Tuition is free. The cost of living is about 600 Euros and should be enough to cover spending expenses such as food, books, accommodation, and transportation amongst others.

    Germany has well over 300 universities that offer top notch courses such as medicine, law, humanities, engineering and even more. Academic courses are usually taught in German and English with most undergraduate courses taught in German and a few academic courses in English. Note that all postgraduate academic courses are taught in English.



    Your O’level results as well as transcripts with academic grades stated

    Birth certificate

    A valid international passport

    Sound health with a medical certificate confirming this


    A degree and transcripts which show the course offered as well as well as the results obtained.

    Birth certificate

    An authentic international passport

    You must be in Sound health with a medical certificate stating in the affirmative

    Two Reference letters from two different people

    A well written research work or a written statement of purpose.



    German universities currently accept both online and paper applications. For paper based applications you will be have to make copies and notarize all relevant official academic documents and then send them together with tall downloaded application form to the university admission office.

    Note that the online application process involves creating an account on the website of the university filling relevant questions on the forms and submitting.

    Note that most German universities usually prefer online application as it a much easier, and less cumbersome to apply.


    Processing your visa application is the next procedure in the admission process after you have received an admission letter from your chosen university. You will be required to go to the German embassy in your country and submit your invitation letter along with other relevant required documents, after which you will invited for an interview.

    It is important to note that you will be need to open a German account with 8000 Euros before you are granted a study visa and you will be told how to go about this at the embassy.

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