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Study & Research in Germany

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Are you interested in studying or researching in Germany? Still not sure where to go or how to make it happen? The information in this section will help you answer these and many of your questions regarding your stay in Germany! Our website offers detailed information on everything you need to know in order to pursue your studies in Germany. Feel free to browse the following pages for ideas, tips, and inspiration to make your experience in Germany unforgettable.

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Study in Germany

Find information on the German higher education system, university admission requirements, funding opportunities, finding an appropriate program, as well as many tips on daily life in Germany, from finding accommodation to calculating living cost expenses.

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Research in Germany

Germany offers international researchers a diverse research-oriented higher education landscape, globally recognized research institutions and a research-intensive industry that leads the world in many areas.

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Getting to Know Germany

Germany is an ideal destination for study and research. It offers world-class higher education, bustling cities, a beautifully diverse landscape, and it welcomes people from all over the world.

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German Language Skills

Learning German is worthwhile. Find out where and how you can improve your German.

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Higher Education Compass ("Hochschulkompass")

At the information portal of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) German universities publish daily information about their study and doctoral programmes as well as their international cooperation.

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DAAD in Canada

Are you a student or faculty at a Canadian university? If so, visit the DAAD Canada website for details on DAAD’s support programs along with Canada-specific content.

Study in Germany - Blog

On our blog international students share their experiences about studying and living in Germany. Get a first impression with their stories and photos. They draw their very own picture of the country and share it with you.

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