If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up.

What he needs is education to turn him around.

Jim Rohn



German Universities:


German universities are recognized internationally; in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of 2012, six of the top 100 universities in the world are in Germany, and 18 of the top 200 and 50 in the Top 500.


Most of the German universities are public institutions, charging tuition fees of only around €60 per semester (and up to €500 in the state of Niedersachsen) for each student.



There are 3 types of colleges or universities in Germany:


I | University: scientific-oriented education. They offer a broad range of courses and subjects and specialized in certain disciplines, such as advanced technology, medicine and education. If you would like to enter a doctoral programs in Germany, then a university is the perfect place for you.


II | Universities of applied sciences: practice-oriented education. These institutions provide students with a scientifically based education, tailored to the demands of professional life. The degree programs generally include internships and a practical module. This enables students to apply their knowledge on the job at companies and businesses( ex. BMW, Deutsche Bank, etc.)


III | Colleges of art, film and music: Fine Arts, Industrial and Fashion Design, Graphic Arts, Instrumental Music, Voice, etc.



Study Requirements:


For a Bachelor’s degree:

The Lebanese applicants for Bachelor Study in Germany often need to apply first for freshmen year (Studienkolleg). Some applicants could avoid (StudienKolleg). Please contact us if you want to know more.

A-Level, Bachillerato or High School Diploma.

B1 or B2 in German


For a Master degree or MBA program:

Three or four years Bachelor Degree or Master I

For a degree course in English an English language certificate (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS)

For a degree course in German Language DSH or TestDaF

For a PhD program:

Master II

DSH or TestDaF


 Visa Requirements:

To apply for Student visa for longer than 90 days an applicant usually needs to submit the following documents:

-proof of health insurance

-proof of financial resources

-proof of previous study

-proof of German language skills or plans to take a language course in Germany

-Letter of acceptance from your university



Requirements of financial resources:


Assets of around 10,000 euro Security on a blocked account at a German bank.

Proof of parents' income and assets.

Or guarantee from someone who lives in Germany and agrees to assume the costs of Study for the applicants.



Work and Study:


Students are allowed to work 90 days/year (= eight hours/day) during their study or 180 half days/year (= four hours/day).

The working permit will be included in the visa.

Students earn between 6 and 15 euro per hour. This varies according to the city.



Life Costs in Germany:


Germany in comparison to other EU countries is not overly expensive.

The total monthly average expenses of a student in Germany are between 600 and 800 Euro, distributed as followed:

Average monthly expenses for rent: 200-350 Euro

Average monthly expenses for Insurance: 70 Euro

Average monthly expenses for Food:100-150 Euro

Average monthly expenses for telephone and Internet: 40-60 Euro

Average monthly expenses for transports an others: 50-150 Euro


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