Study in Germany - Study Conditions
German universities offer a huge higher education landscape with diverse options. Whether in a large city or in the country, whether modern or traditional: nearly 400 universities, universities of applied sciences and different colleges offer an enormous range of subjects and courses.
There is practically nothing that cannot be studied in Germany. Study conditions may vary from university to university within the framework of the legal regulations for admission.
The wide and diverse range of studies and qualifications as well as the different study conditions offered by Germanys' universities opens up the very best opportunities. Students gain lots of new and exciting knowledge and operate in state-of-the-art laboratories. Especially in the engineering studies is Germany a world wide leader and enjoys an excellent reputation. Universities in Germany combine research with study, theoretical work with practical application and aged traditions with modern technologies.
German universities attach great importance to basic research. Leading researchers from all around the world practise top-class research and also teach at their university. This means that they are able to constantly pass on the very latest knowledge to their students. Study conditions in a certain way differ according to the study courses offered.
Almost 250,000 foreign students are currently registered at German universities and Germany is the world´s favourite study destination after the United States and Great Britain.
In the course of the “Bologna process” institutions of higher education will be replacing their Magister and Diplom courses with programmes leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees by 2010. The result is that students’ qualifications can be more easily compared with those from other countries.