Finance Your Studies With a Scholarship

Depending on the country you come from and which subject you would like to study in Germany, there are different options for funding. Scholarships are offered by different institutions.

The DAAD scholarship database for foreign students, graduate students and scientists contains extensive information and a variety of possibilities for those who are seeking financial support for their studies, research work or teaching assignments in Germany. The database not only lists all the scholarships offered by the DAAD, but also diverse programmes offered by a wide variety of institutions.

Types of support

There are two forms of scholarships – financial and non-monetary scholarships – both of which are often coupled together:

In the case of financial scholarships, the recipient is awarded a fixed amount, paid out on a monthly basis over a defined funding period. These types of scholarships are often full scholarships, i.e., they generally cover the applicant’s entire living expenses. Recipients of partial scholarships, however, are required to secure additional financial support to cover their living expenses. When awarded a full scholarship, recipients are generally not permitted to receive funding from other scholarships simultaneously.

In addition to financial support, many institutions also offer non-monetary scholarships. Recipients are invited to workshops, lectures and scientific conferences where they also have the opportunity to network with other scholarship holders. In most cases, these non-monetary scholarship programmes aim to create a long-standing relationship between the scholarship holder and the institution well beyond the scholarship period.

Remember: All the programmes have one thing in common, however – no one is entitled to a scholarship.

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Get a Student Visa in Germany

Do you want to study in Germany? It’s not as difficult as you might think. One of the first steps is to understand the visa requirements for international students. Here are a few tips on what to do and when.

The possibilities for students interested in spending some time in Germany are seemingly endless. The country’s home to around 300 education institutions with more than 15,000 different study programs. To make it easier for international students to enroll in some of those programs, the government and universities have created informational websites and web portals (

Be clear about your educational goals before applying for a visa

Before even starting the visa process, know what your goals are. Do you want to take a short course? Do you want to stay longer and get a degree in Germany? This is important because there are different visas depending on your goals.

A visa for every student

Securing a visa is one of the most important first steps for prospective students from abroad. Germany offers a few different types of student visas, all available by applying through the German embassy or consulate in your home country. Make sure to do this before coming to Germany.

  • The Schengen visa allows people to stay in Germany for up to three months per half-yearly period. These visas are ideal for those who are interested in touring around the country or taking short language courses.
  • Language course visas cover students’ stays for the length of the language course.
  • National visas allow students to stay longer than three months and are designed for those who want to pursue academic degrees or more extensive educational research.
  • Student applicant visas are for students who want to study in Germany on a longer-term basis but have not yet been admitted to a university. This visa allows them to come to Germany for three months to look for a program. Once they have enrolled, the visa can be converted to a national visa. If they do not enroll in a program within three months, the visas may sometimes be extended but that is up to the discretion of the visa-granting authorities.

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Namste India In MUNICH

IndoEuropean Events & Education Presents

The cultural center in the west of Munich
On Friday, 12 June 2015 is an Indian evening held at the Theater Gut Nederling.

Namaste India

START 18:00 clock, admission from 17:00 clock, Admission: 10,00 Euro, free admission
Tickets are available at 089/89 220 502 or online

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German Citizenship

Requirements for Naturalization/Citizenship

Who legally and permanently living in Germany for eight years, under certain conditions, has a right to naturalization. Citizenship requirements basically are:

  • permanent right of residence at the time of naturalization,
  • Renounce their previous nationality,
  • Proof of knowledge of the legal and social order and living conditions in Germany (citizenship test),
  • independent assurance of livelihood,
  • oral and written German language skills of level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages,
  • no conviction for a criminal offense,
  • Commitment to the free democratic basic order of the Basic Law.

The naturalization fee is 255 euros per person. For minors who are naturalized together with their parents, 51 euros to be paid.

In the citizenship requirements and the citizenship fees but there are exceptions for certain groups of people and facilities.

Citizenship Test

The options required for naturalization knowledge of the legal and social order and living conditions in Germany are usually demonstrated by the naturalization test. The test consists of 33 questions, of which 3 are country-related questions that can be answered only by the respective province. For each question, you have to select from four possible answers correct. If you answer at least 17 questions correctly, you have passed the test.

Take online Citizenship Test depend upon your State:

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