About Germany

Quick Facts.

Location: West-Central Europe
Capital: Berlin
Main Languages: German
Major Cities: Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Duisburg, Essen

Climate : Germany’s climate is moderate and has generally no longer periods of cold or hot weather. Most areas on the country’s North Sea coast have midwinter temperatures about 1.5°C or even higher.

GDP: $3.980 trillion
Currency: Euro  (€) (EUR)
Government:  Germany is a democratic, federal parliamentary republic, and federal legislative power is vested in the Bundestag (the parliament of Germany) and the Bundesrat (the representative body of the Länder, Germany’s regional states).
There is a multi-party system that, since 1949, has been dominated by the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). The judiciary of Germany is independent of the executive and the legislature.
Area: 357,168 km2
Distance from Bangladesh: 18 hours approx
Population: 82.67 million (2016)
Time Zone: CET (UTC+1)

Why Study in the Germany?

Unlike many other countries, no tuition fees are charged for undergraduate degrees at public universities in Germany.
Studying in Germany not only comes for free, but you can also do it in English if your German language skills are not so good.
Studying at a German university could be your first step towards a career in Germany. Because German companies are looking for university graduates in a variety of sectors – especially in the fields of engineering, medicine, the life sciences and information technology
Technical universities or hochschule, as Germans call them, focus mainly on technology and engineering valuing not only the art of theory but also the art of practice. In fact, the emphasis in these institutions is on the practical skills their students will gain during their studies.
Life in Germany is very good. You will not only find Europe’s most dynamic economy. Germany is also a very safe country, with a high standard of living, a rich cultural history and a very diverse population.
Student life in Germany thrives on adrenaline and curiosity. German people are friendly but give you privacy; mutual respect and order are part of the daily routine; and cultural diversity is worth exploring in every inch of the country, as it makes you feel part of one entity rather than a total stranger.
Finally, after studying in Germany, you’ll have the chance to stay on and seek work after you graduate. The law allows international graduates to stay for an additional 18 months to seek work, and you may even end up staying longer, if that is what you wish.

Living in the Germany

Culture: German culture has spanned the entire German-speaking world. From its roots, culture in Germany has been shaped by major intellectual and popular currents in Europe, both religious and secular. Christianity is the dominant religion, with 65 to 70 percent of the population identifying themselves as Christian. Germany celebrates many of the traditional Christian holidays, including Christmas and Easter.

Food: Germans love rich, hearty cuisine, though each area of Germany has its own definition of what a traditional meal looks like. Pork is the most consumed meat, according to the German Food Guide. Bratwurst, a form of sausage, is closely associated with German food. Cabbage, beets, and turnips are commonly incorporated into meals, as they are native to the region, and potatoes and sauerkraut are also stars of German cuisine.Beer is the most popular alcoholic beverage, and the country is known as the birthplace of a number of beer varieties, including Pilsner, Weizenbier (wheat beer) and Alt.
Safety: There are many reasons why you can feel at home in Germany: It is recognized as one of the most peaceful countries in the world. Germany has largely been untouched by serious natural disasters. Obviously, every city and every neighborhood are different, and broad generalizations may not reflect your personal experience or your feelings of safety. However, as a whole, Germany is a country with a low crime rate, and an even lower one if you are only looking at violent crimes.
Welfare: Welfare services provide information and advice in relation to students’ social and economic situations. They offer guidance and help students make decisions, and thereby help achieve socio-political and educational policy goals.46 Studentenwerkeis on such organization which offer social welfare advice for students.
Health: Germany’s healthcare services and social security scheme have a good reputation. Healthcare in Germany is divided into two sectors, the gesetzlicheKrankenversicherung (public health insurance) and the private Krankenversicherung (private medical care).All Germans and legal residents of Germany are entitled to healthcare. In fact it has become illegal not to be insured, and having some sort of medical insurance is thus a requirement when planning to study in Germany.
Transport: Germany’s rail system is operated almost entirely by Deutsche Bahn (www.bahn.com), with a variety of train types serving just about every corner of the country. Also, long-distance bus is a pretty new way of travel in Germany.


Germany is known for its free education. But there are certain institutions which offer Freshman year for the undergraduate students.
Tuition Fees for freshman year:
Under Graduate : € 8,000
Under Graduate : € 15,000 – 22,000

Visa Processing

 Visa Requirements:
a valid passport
the confirmation of application from the university (applicant visa) or the notice of admission from the university (student visa)
evidence of previous qualifications and work experience
proof of adequate funds for living expenses (proof of financial resources/Block account)
health insurance coverage
Visa processing time: For visa varies from 4- 6 working weeks.
Dependents information: Not allowed on student VISA
Immigration on Arrival: Immigration on Arrival: Your passport will be checked when you arrive at the airport to make sure you’re allowed to come into the country. It must be valid for the whole of your stay.
How to Apply: H & I Council Experts will help you.

Universities we represent

GISMA Business School
University Of Applied Science Europe