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Study Fact
  • There are about 25 German Universities which are ranked in top 400 of the Times Higher Education World ranking
  • On an average 1.8 million students around the world go abroad for higher education and nearly one tenth of those choose Germany
  • Most of the German Universities are state-funded and hence, up to 100% scholarships are offered to deserving international students
  • German Universities follow EU ECTS Credit point system & the degrees are accepted throughout the world
  • Engineering, biotechnology, medicine, IT, and business management are most popular among Indian students in German universities
  • Almost 250,000 foreign students are currently registered at German universities - nearly 100,000 students more than 10 years ago. In the 2004/2005 academic year alone, the number of US citizens studying in Germany rose by 10%
  • Study programs in some Universities are smoothly followed by paid internship in top multinational companies
  • You can work part time during study (up to 20 hrs a week) and full time during vacation (generally 40 hrs a week) and earn up to Rs. 60,000/- p.m. during study period
  • Transportation and book cost is usually covered in enrollment/semester fees
  • Visa process is easy and straightforward
  • It is one of the safest places in the world to live and study
  • It is one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced economies with leading research and development
Interesting Facts
  • According to the 2013/12 Global Peace Index conducted by international peace experts, Germany ranked 15th among 158 countries
  • Germany is part of Schengen nation, means you can travel any of 25 group European nations without any separate visa
  • Germans answer the phone with their surname instead of Hello
  • There are more soccer fan clubs in Germany than in any other country
  • 70 percent of German highways have no speed limit
  • Famous personalities born in Germany are Albert Einstein, Beethoven, Bach, Adolf Hitler, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Steffi Graff, Boris Becker, Michael Schumacher and many more
  • Largest national economy in the European Union and the world's fourth largest economy, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of 3,478 billion US dollars (2012)
  • The term "ecology" was first coined by the German biologist Ernst Haeckel in 1866
  • The Chancellor's office in Berlin is known locally as the "washing machine"
  • There are over 300 kinds of bread in Germany
  • German people are the second biggest consumers of beer in the world (after the Czechs), with an average of 107 liters per person per year in 2010 (or 0.30 l per day)
  • German language is the third most popular in the world. It is an official language in 5 countries: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein
  • In 1998, there were 5752 of the museum. This is about the same as in Italy and the United Kingdom combined
  • Ulm Cathedral is the tallest church in the world. Its height is 161.53 meters
  • German automakers are the third in the world in terms of production of cars
  • In 2005 Germany produced approximately 35% of the world's wind energy
 
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