Germany is a country located in the heart of Western Europe on the North European Plain and along the entrance to the Baltic Sea. It has a mixed economic system and is a member of the European Union (EU). Germany is by far the largest country in the EU in terms of population and is a modern, cosmopolitan country. Its society is shaped by a plurality of life styles and is culturally very diverse.
The wide offer of study options, affordable costs, funding opportunities and the high living standard are one of the few things that have drawn so many international students to Germany. Germany is a hub of cutting-edge international research and a constant source of new patents and therefore a location most preferred by foreign students.
Numerous visitors from abroad are increasingly discovering that Germany is also an interesting vacation destination not just because of the wealth of German cultural and historical sights, but also because of the wide-ranging regional cuisine and the changing landscapes.
Germany is described to be a wonderland, as beautiful and serene as a paradise. It sees all four seasons of weather with every season bringing in its own characteristic beauty and quality to the country. Germany is known to have a very lively and interactive social scene and offers a multitude of opportunities to enrich the student experience. German universities have a high multicultural atmosphere, having students from all over the world including from Turkey, Lithuania, Portugal, France, etc. Most of the German cities are well connected, making traveling to different cities across Europe easier and more feasible.
There are many sides to cultural life in Germany. There are around 300 theaters and 130 professional orchestras spread across the country from its north to its south. country features 630 art museums with diverse internationally renowned collections making a museum scene of unparalleled quality.
Compared to some other European countries, the cost of living Germany is not very expensive. On average, students in Germany spend around 850 euros per month on living costs. The largest expense of which is rent. Prices differ significantly between the large cities in Germany. Students pay between 290 and 560 euros per month for accommodation depending on the location.
Education wise, Germany has a curriculum which is designed to give both practical and theoretical knowledge. Most courses offered have no tuition fees bringing the overall cost of education close to zero. Within universities, the staff is described to be friendly and accommodating. Many universities have a special service for newcomers (usually called International Office), which provides the students with a tutor to help them out with any formalities.
Germany has one of the most distinguished and high standard education systems in the world.