Top Courses in Germany for International Students

By Cyril Zachariah Updated On - Feb 03, 2021 06:05 PM

Looking to study in Germany? Check out this article listing down some of the popular courses that are opted by international students in Germany. You can find courses in fields such as Engineering, Management. IT, Social Sciences, Humanities and arts among others.

Among the various EU states, Germany has been one of the more popular states chosen by international students, especially in the past few years. The relatively-free public universities and the globally competitive programmes offered by the renowned universities in Germany are in high demand among students and researchers alike.

Public and private educational institutions in Germany offer a number of programmes in various disciplines such as Engineering, Applied and Pure Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Maths and Computer Sciences, Medicine, Business and Management and more. In this article. We shall highlight some of the more popular fields of study commonly opted by International Students planning their higher education in Germany.

Popular Disciplines in Germany for International Students

Some of the popular disciplines chosen by international students for their study abroad programme are listed below.

  • Engineering

  • Management

  • Computer Science and IT

  • Creative Arts, Humanities and Arts

  • Social Sciences

Top Engineering Programmes in Germany

Among the sea of options that aspirants have in the field of Engineering, Germany offers a variety of programmes. The Engineering schools in Germany are also globally recognised for their expertise and precision in their respective fields. Therefore, choosing a German Engineering school can boost your career prospects as well.

Name of University/Institute

Courses Offered

Duration

Tuition Fees

Technical University of Berlin

Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

3 Years

-

MS in Automotive Systems

2 Years

MS in Computer Science

2 Years

MS in Process, Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering

2 Years

Humboldt University, Berlin

BS in Computer Science

3 Years

-

Masters in Computer Science

2 Years

University of Hamburg

Bachelor of Human-Computer Interaction

3 Years

-

Master’s in Computer Science

2 Years

MS in Business Computer Science

2 Years

Master’s in Computer Science Teaching

2 Years

Braunschweig University of Technology, Brunswick

BS in Mechanical Engineering

3 Years

INR 84,650

BS in Computer Science

3 Years

BS in Electrical Engineering

3 Years

BS in Information Systems Engineering

3 Years

MS in Automotive Technology

2 Years

MS in Electrical Engineering

2 Years

MS in Computer Science

2 Years

Master in Environmental Engineering

2 Years

MS in Information Systems Engineering

2 Years

There are numerous other educational institutions offering Engineering programmes apart from the ones listed above. If you wish to check out more Engineering Universities in Germany then check out our assortment of Universities for you in Germany on the Study Abroad website of Collegedekho.

Also Read: Top Scholarships to Study Abroad

Top Management Courses for International Students in Germany

A popular field of study opted by international student from different countries to study in Germany have been listed below. The prospects for Business and Management graduates from Germany are high as they are highly sought after across the EU and other countries as well.

Name of University/Institute

Courses Offered

Duration

Tuition Fees

Free University of Berlin

Bachelors in Business Administration

3 Years

-

MS in Management & Marketing

2 Years

Berlin School of Business and Innovation

BA in Economics and Business Administration

3 Years

INR 7,44,920

Gobal MBA

18 Months

INR 10,58,25

MA in Strategic Marketing

18 Months

INR 9,31,150

SRH Hochschule Berlin

BA in International Business Administration

-

INR 8,63,430

MBA General Management

18 Months

INR 12,18,960

MA in International Business and Leadership

2 Years

INR 5,75,620

MA in International Management

2 Years

INR 9,14,220

Technical University of Berlin

Bachelors in Economics

3 Years

-

MS in Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

2 Years

EU Business School, Montreux

Bachelors in Business Administration

3 Years

INR 20,28,324

BA in Sports Management

3 Years

BA in Digital Business, Design and Innovation

3 Years

MBA in International Management

1 Year

INR 27,77,922

MBA - HR Management

1 Year

MBA in Sports Management

1 Year

Master in Digital Business

1 Year

INR 21,6,512

You can check out our assortment of Business Schools in Germany, wherein you can select the best university for you according to your needs and interests.

Top Computer Science and IT Courses for International Students in Germany

Another popular field that German universities are renowned for are the Computer Science and IT programmes. Aspiring students will be able to pursue a number of Computer Science and IT programmes at different levels, i.e undergraduate and graduate levels.

Name of University/Institute

Courses Offered

Duration

Tuition Fee

Technical University of Berlin

MS in Information Systems Management

2 Years

-

Free University of Berlin

Bachelors in Information Management

3 Years

-

Humboldt University of Berlin

Mono Bachelor Information Management & Information Technology

3 Years

-

EU Business School, Montreux

MBA in Block Chain Management

1 Year

INR 27,77,922

University of Hamburg

Masters in IT Management and Consulting

2 Years

-

The Computer Science programmes offered in the public and private universities of Germany are renowned the world over and their graduates are highly sought after by various multinational companies across the globe.

Also Read: Part-Time Jobs in Germany for International Students

Top Creative Arts, Humanities and Arts Courses for International Students in Germany

International students from across the globe have chosen a number of creative arts, design, humanities and arts programmes offered by the prestigious universities in Germany. Graduates of these programmes from German Universities are recognised and employed the world over.

Name of University/Institute

Courses Offered

Duration

Tuition Fees

Free University of Berlin

MS in Geological Sciences 

2 Years

-

University of Hamburg

MA in Humanities

2 Years

-

Kuhne Logistics University, Hamburg

BS in Management

3 Years

INR 7,61,542

EU Business School, Montreux

MBA in Design Management

1 Year

INR 27,77,922

EBC Hochschule Hamburg

MA in International Management

2 Years

INR 10,10,721

If you are interersted in pursuing a course in creative arts, design, humanities or arts in one of the top universities in Germany, then visit Collegedekho’s Study Abroad website and go through our top selection of the higher education institutions in the country.

Top Social Science Courses for International Students in Germany

Among the thousands of programes and degrees offered, German Institutes ofer numerous programmes in the field of Social Sciences. Those interested in pursuing a social science programme in Germany can check out the following list of top social science courses for international students in Germany.

Name of University/Institute

Courses Offered

Duration

Tuition Fee

Technical University of Berlin

Bachelors in Sustainable Management

3.5 Years

-

Humboldt University of Berlin

Masters in Psychology

2 Years

-

University of Hamburg

BS in Psychology

3 Years

-

MS in Psychology

2 Years

-

Braunschweig University of Technology, Brunswick

MS in Psychology

2 Years

INR 76,460

Listed above are a few of the universities and institutes that you can check out when applying for a social science programme offered by a German University. You can visit Collegedekho’s Study Abroad website to read and learn more about Studying in Germany and the different universities and the programmes they have to offer.

It should noted that the Public Universities in Germany are practically free of tuition, except for certain administration fees. However, if you choose to study in a private university in Germany then you will be required to pay the tuition charges defined by the University.

Also Read: Study in Germany in 2021: September Intake, Timeline and Admission Requirements

Eligibility Criteria for Admissions to University in Germany

All students who are interested in pursuing higher education in Germany, they will be required to meet certain eligibility criteria for admission to a university in Germany. All universities will require its applicant’s to follow general admission guidelines which can include the following.

  • For Bachelors (Undergraduate Programmes):

    • Candidates should provide the university with the necessary high school degrees and certificates highlighting your academic qualifications.

    • Universities will specify certain course-specific requirements along with university-specific and country-specific requirements.

  • For Masters (Graduate Programmes):

    • Candidates should provide the necessary documents such as an IB Certificate or globally recognised Bachelors degree in the relevant field.

    • Each university will specify the course-specific, university-specific and country-specific requirements, which you will be required to adhere to.

  • Along with the providing the proof of previous academic qualifications, candidates will also be required to provide score cards of various standardised tests such as IELTS, TOEFL or any other language proficiency tests accepted by Universities in the country.

  • All candidates will be required to write a Statement of Purpose or even be asked to submit few Letters of Recommendation along with other documents.

It should be noted that each individual university will define their admission criteria for each course. Therefore prior to applying for a course, check out the admission criteria for international students at that specific university to avoid last minute hiccups and issues. 

Therefore, those who are interested in pursuing higher education in Germany are advised to go through the admission requirements defined by the University of their choice. You can go through the list of public and private universities in Germany that offer admission to international students.

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