How-to & FAQ – Study in Germany



06

Apr'17

Translation of Documents to German Language

Important Note on Translation  All the translations should be on an A4 paper. Translations need not be on any letter head, they need not be on a stamp paper, they need not carry the signature of the bank manager or any other authority and no need to get it authorized by a Notary. Get the translations done on a plain A4 paper that’s it!! If required, put your signature and …

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06

Apr'17

What to do if your German Student Visa is delayed

Solution for VISA delays authored by an aspirant Please learn from my failure : THM university enrollment closed for me for this year due to my visa delay My visa interview was on 18th August,2014, Even today I did not get visa ) What to do instead of just waiting for visa to speed up ? 1. Contact (Mail and Call) Immigration office responsible for your destination place 2. Request …

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03

Apr'17

Additional Information on opening a Student Blocked Account

This document is in regard to apply for opening a Block Account and how to Process for VISA What is Blocked Account (Sperrkonto)  A Blocked Account (Sperrkonto) is required if you are planning on financing your studies yourself. You will have to deposit a minimum of EURO 8040 in a blocked account in a bank in Germany and you can only withdraw a maximum of EURO 670,- per month. (Check the exact amount from …

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03

Apr'17

Questions about opening a blocked account

Where do I send the forms to open the account? Once you have completed the forms and they have been authenticated by the embassy, please send them (in original) to: Deutsche Bank Privat und Geschaeftskunden AG Service Center Hamburg / Auslaendische Studenten Alter Wall 53 Deutschland/Germany How long will it take to open the account? It normally takes a week for an account to be opened. As we receive a …

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30

Mar'17

Masters in Computer Science – Saarland University

For all the prospective students of Saarland University, herein i am attaching 2 files that will help you out about the knowledge of the university. Documents for application: The completed application form must be accompanied by the following documents in German, English or French; translations must be submitted with documents in other languages. curriculum vitae / biodata a copy of your GRE Score and the GRE Subject Score. ( www.gre.org) Optional! …

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29

Mar'17

Difference with 120 and 90 credits Programs in Germany

The major difference is with recognition of degree by AICTE, India. Only courses with 120 credits are recognized as  master degree courses in India. Those with 90 credits will be recognized as diploma. Some of the differences with 120 and 90 credits Programs in Germany are briefly explained. Use the comment section below in case of queries. Courses with 120 Credits: 2 Year Program All of the Technical Universities (Technische Universität) …

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28

Mar'17

Information for new comers and Prospective Applicants

To get to know the courses available and Universities offering it .You must try to search courses in www.daad.de www.mastersportal.eu www.hochschulkompass.de There you will get to know the courses that you are eligible for, my suggestion would be to apply to all the courses that you are interested in.. (atleast maximum number of univ you can), because Intake is the same whereas the number of students applying is increasing semester …

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28

Mar'17

A Story on Admission, Visa Preliminary procedure till the Interview

APPLICATION TO GERMAN UNIVERSITY The first and foremost thing to find the courses to study in Germany is via the DAAD website. Everyone will tell you the same. And I recommend you since, it’s the most clean and fast resource to look for any course you wish to study in Germany from Bachelor’s to PhD. URL: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/studienangebote/international-programs/de/ Fill your query here and thereby you will find the corresponding courses, it’s …

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28

Mar'17

List of Documents Required for the Admission in Germany

These are the list of Documents Required for the Admission in Germany. Collect all documents, you will need it while you apply for Admission in Germany. 10th mark sheet (First preference – originally attested by College principal/ HOD/ Professors or Second preference – Public notary) 12th mark sheet (First preference – originally attested by College principal/ HOD/ Professors or Second preference – Public notary) Degree mark sheets – semester wise (First preference – …

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28

Mar'17

What is Uni-Assist?

*Note – This doc is for those who don’t know about Uni-Assist and its procedures. Hereby I am providing all required detailed information and links from the official Uni-Assist website. Also the stated Universities requires application through Uni-Assist, but not all universities have same procedure. Also it can vary from course to course as certian courses of an Uni-Assist procedure following university may have another procedure and may not charge …

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28

Mar'17

The Complete Guide to study in Germany

Why Study in Germany? Germany has much to offer as a place to study. There are over 12000 courses to choose from. These are keeping in mind the international scenario i.e. recognized qualifications such as Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs are offered. There are courses in German as well as English for foreign students. Foreign students have an opportunity to learn German during their stay in Germany. Germany as a …

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28

Mar'17

First and foremost thing to find courses to study in Germany

The first and foremost thing to find the courses to study in Germany is via the DAAD website. Everyone will tell you the same. And I recommend you since, it’s the most clean and fast resource to look for any course you wish to study in Germany from Bachelor’s to PhD. URL: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/studienangebote/international-programs/de/Fill your query here and thereby you will find the corresponding courses, it’s that easy. Once you have …

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28

Mar'17

Study in Germany – Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Why choose Germany to study in as a foreign student? Well, for starters, you’ll get first-class education (German universities are among the highest ranking in the world – right below a few of the American Ivy League and prestigious British universities) and a formal degree to show for it, that is recognized all over the world. On top of that, the guiding principle of the German higher education …

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28

Mar'17

First Steps to Study in Germany

It is a common question that “What I have to do for applying to Germany?” This section is to guide persons who is not having a basic idea about things to do & to apply for Germany. 1) IELTS (More than 6 or 6.5) 2) German Language (Atleast A2 or B1 levels) 3) GRE – It is not mandatory for all universities To know about the language requirements first you …

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27

Mar'17

Studying MBBS in Germany

Acclaimed to be amongst world’s finest medical studies’ centres, Germany provides excellent education for medicine students. The level of education at German Universities is very high and at par with world’s best Medical Education Institutions. In terms of infrastructure & faculty, the German medical colleges can only be compared with AIIMS in India. The entire medical program will cost below 10 Lacs and the standards are at par with US, …

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27

Mar'17

Procedure to apply to uni-assist based institutions

1.       Gather all required documents as specified. 2.       Get all Colour Xeroxes of these documents and get them attested  by Gazetted Officer. 3.       Scan attested copies. 4.       Upload the attested scans to uni-assist web site. 5.       Click on new application and select Winter Semester 2013 TU Chemnitz / Automotive Soft Engg 6.       Follow the directions on screen and fill in relavent required details. 7.       In the select files section, you …

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27

Mar'17

Feedback from DAAD Seminar-Webinar sessions

Usually everyone suggests that a person should attend a DAAD Seminar / Webinar so as to get an overall idea of German Education System and some very important points regarding the German Education system are as follows :- 1.) You should prefer Courses / Modules in which you are interested instead of Universities i.e. one should focus more on Curriculum of M.Sc. Course rather than Universities rankings within Germany as Quality …

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24

Mar'17

Information Regarding Medical Courses in Germany

During the past years I have been receiving a steady flow of inquiries regarding the options for foreigners to study “MBBS” at German universities. I am setting “MBBS” in quotation marks because Germany, like most countries outside the Commonwealth, does not know an MBBS or bachelor-level medical degree. In the US, for example, you have to complete a bachelor degree first (usually in the natural sciences) before you are eligible …

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23

Mar'17

Recognition of a German Masters Degree in India

This post is to give you some information regarding the Recognition of a Foreign University Degree in India. This is intended for all who are planning to return to India at some time in future and want to join in any government/ public sector organizations, research institutes or academic institutions.  All Foreign University Degrees need to be recognized by an organization named “Association of Indian Universities (AIU) ”, for them to be valid in India. …

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23

Mar'17

Guide for applying Masters in Germany

Are you interested in applying Masters in Germany and  lost where to start with. Here you go! Once I completed my masters degree, I was approached by a few people who wanted to pursue their masters as well but were lost and looking for guidance. The reason I am writing this post is because thinking of my past, I could recall that even I came across the same situation and …

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23

Mar'17

Surname Problems – Passport vs Certificates, Marksheets and Documents

Mostly people panic after reading single blog post about potential problem they can face when names mismatch (or empty surname) in passport and  send an email or post a comment right away.  I received couple questions this week in surname problems (mainly Indians). Arun Asks My name is Arun M V. I came to know that last name is important in US. So, did Indian passport will be issued in …

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23

Mar'17

List of Governmental Organizations guiding study abroad aspirants

Here is the list of Academic Exchange Organizations of Various Countries promoting their UG / PG and PhD Programmes. 1) Austria 2) Belgium (Flanders) 3) Finland 4) France 5) Germany  6) Holland 7) New Zealand 8) Norway 9) Poland 10) Slovakia 11) Spain   Team MachaWe bring people uncensored news and views related to postgraduate studies abroad. Know about everything there is to know about studying abroad.

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22

Mar'17

Why Study in Germany

Why study in Germany ? Germany is becoming an increasingly popular destination for international students. It has the third highest international student population after US and UK. Germany’s higher education system is regarded as one of the best in the world. Many German universities are ranked in the top 100 best universities in the world. What is it that makes Germany so special? What does it offer students that the …

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22

Mar'17

Scholarship Programmes for Indian Students in Germany

Germany abolished tuition fees thereby providing free higher education for Germans and international students at universities in the country. However, tuition fees are not the only expense that a student would be worried about when they are abroad. There are various grants and scholarships for Indian students that would help them study at the best German universities without depending on their parents. Every year German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers …

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22

Mar'17

Aspirant Timeline for studying in Germany

Studying in Germany is gaining momentum and popularity among international students as the universities in Germany offer competitive fee structure, MS degree programs in English, higher positions in ranking of international universities and higher number of students opting for PG degree programs. This country lays emphasis on student mobility and they are encouraged to go for internships and utilize student exchange program.Thousands of international students every year select Germany for higher …

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