Germany is the destination for international students seeking high quality of life coupled with relatively low tuition fees. There are plenty scholarship schemes for international students and decent post-graduation employment prospects. Germany is a diverse country. While Berlin & Frankfurt are pretty upmarket, Munich and Heidelberg are traditional. Trendy and modern Berlin can seem a world away from the more traditional and conservative Munich.
With reference to the QS World University Rankings® 2015/16, a total of 16 German universities are listed amongst the world’s top 250. Highest ranked universities are TechnischeUniversity at Munich, Ruprecht-Karls-University at Heidelberg and Ludwig-Maximilians-University at Munich.
BerlinBerlin is a trendy city and is highly popular amongst youth for its “cool factor”. It is broad minded, multi linguistic and a true cosmopolitan place to trend set one’s career. More over it is economic and pocket friendly too.
Top universities are:
• Humboldt-University Berlin
• Technische University Berlin
MunichMunich has been associated with Germany’s beer brewing tradition and is world-famous for Oktoberfest (a huge annual beer festival).It boasts of sight seeing places such as King Ludwig’s palaces and grottos.
Top most universities:
• Technische Universität München
• Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
HeidelbergHeidelberg is one of the most thickly populated places in Germany. It has a raw appeal that charms the tourists world over. It is home to Germany’s oldest and second-highest ranked university, celebrated the world over for its noble prize winning professors:
• Universität Köln (University of Cologne)
Frankfurt am MainFrankfurt am Main is Germany’s financial and business hub. It also is home to the European Central Bank. The city center is a model of modern architecture –towering buildings with its airport being the busiest in continental Europe. Frankfurt is known for vibrant nightlife in Germany and hosts numerous cultural events.
• Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main