Studying in Germany

Germany has much to offer as a place to study with more than 350 state and private universities and a wide variety of courses. About 250.000 foreign students currently study in Germany including about 700 from Nepal. Most German universities are funded by the state in order to keep study-fees affordable. The number of scholarships available is increasing steadily. Moreover, studying in Germany in not just restricted to German language alone. Over 500 International Degree Programmes (IDP) offer courses that are entirely or partly taught in English.

Webinar on DAAD Regional Scholarship Programme for Nepal (and Bangladesh)

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 3:15 PM NPT (Nepal Time)  / 3 PM IST Register on   The Webinar information is also available on DAAD’s offic...

Alumniportal Deutschland

Alumniportal Deutschland is an editorially supported social online network, which sees itself as a service for all Germany-alumni as well as for companies, networks, organizations and institutes of higher education. A unique combination of topical and emotional services with a connection to Germany and an online community opens entirely new opportunities for maintaining contacts and networks.

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen

Higher education in Germany

Germany is an increasingly attractive place in which to study, offering international degrees such as Bachelor and Master degrees, courses taught in English and a system which enables credits for attendance and examination passes to be accumulated and transferred.

University instructor

Online courses in higher education

Starting mid-October, Berlin-based, a platform for academic online teaching, will offer its first Massive Open Online Courses, known as “MOOCs”. Courses are taught by renowned German and international faculty and are available to students worldwide, for free.

Vorlesung im Anatomie-Hörsaal der Universität in Leipzig

Scholarship Opportunities

There are numerous ways to obtain a scholarship for studying in Germany. The biggest scholarship programme is run by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Please note the updated info leaflet on the DAAD Scholarship Programme available for download below.
The website Campus Germany offers a great overview of available scholarships and grants in Germany. However, the German Federal Foreign Office does not award any scholarships, grants for travel costs etc. directly. Instead, it has transferred this task to independent cultural organizations, which are receiving funds from the German Government to carry out the pogrammes in question.

Studying in Germany

Laptops im Hoersaal

Internship in Germany

Internship in Germany

An internship can be a great way to try a career on for size or get your foot in the door in your preferred field. This month at Young Germany we have all the information you’ll need to find, apply for, and keep an internship in Germany.

Excellence in Engineering and the Sciences Made in Germany

TU9 is the alliance of the leading institutes of technology in Germany. They offer a wide range of courses in engineering and the sciences as well as an excellent all-round education.

Essential links to prepare for study in Germany

We have compiled a list of interesting websites for those wanting to go to Germany (for learning German, studying, Au-pairs).

EURAXESS Germany - Information for Researchers

EURAXESS Germany is an information and advice point for internationally mobile researchers wishing to come to Germany or go abroad to work in research. On this website you can find information on funding opportunities, job offers, social security and tax issues and other topics relating to researcher mobility.