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How To Get Germany Student Visa Appointment

Once you get the admission letter from a German university, the next step is to apply for a Germany student visa to the German embassy/consulate of your jurisdiction, you can also take visa appointment at VFS as well however please make sure to check the visa category before booking your appointment. This article features information about the most common visa category for Germany i.e Long term student visa, Germany visa requirements for students, Student visa checklist for Germany, Language student visa Germany and most frequently asked student visa interview questions.

 

STUDENT VISA-- Every year almost 80,000 Indian students are applying for a study visa in Germany. Since German Universities offer free education, it has become one of the most sought after study destination for Indians. Study visa comes under national visa category. The German universities offer 2 types of admission letters:

  • Conditional admission letter
  • Unconditional admission letter

Students who hold the conditional admission letter cannot book a visa appointment in VFS they have to take a visa appointment only at a German consulate that comes under their jurisdiction. Whereas students who hold an unconditional admission letter from a German University can book their visa appointment from either German consulate or from VFS

 

STUDENT VISA CHECKLIST -- While applying for your student visa, you need to make sure that all your documents are ready as per the checklist issues by German consulate of your jurisdiction. Please watch this video to see the mandatory documents for student visa checklist

Student Visa Checklist For Germany

The visa interview at VFS is based only on the submission of your visa documents & biometrics. However, if you are going for the interview at German consulate then you should definitely be well prepared with the most frequently asked visa interview questions. The German consulate officers might ask you the questions orally or can also ask you to write a set of questions.
Please watch this video to know the most commonly asked student visa interview questions

Frequently Asked Study Visa Interview Questions by German Embassy

 LANGUAGE VISA -- Many students & working professionals prefer going to Germany to learn the German language. The visa application for language visa comes under long term visa category. The language visa can be extended to 1 year of stay in Germany without the intent of subsequent higher studies.

Students who are going to Germany to pursue their Bachelor’s or Master’s after learning German language from Germany itself should keep in mind that if the university from where they have received the conditional admission letter for studying German language either from the same university or from any private institute should not apply for language visa at all. They are anyhow eligible to directly apply for a student visa.
Language visa is for those candidates who wish to only learn the German language and come back to their native country

 

LANGUAGE VISA CHECKLIST -- The checklist for language visa is almost similar to a student visa. Instead of University admission letter, you need to submit the admission letter from the German institute.
You can book a visa appointment for a German consulate or at VFS as well through VFS global Germany. You can call VFS to know about your correct visa category and visa appointment dates availability. Here is the VFS landline no. 022-67866013, and this is the link VFS .

For every location, there is different procedure be it Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai or Kolkata. Whichever consulates you apply to make it sure that you should have been staying in that region a minimum for the last 6 months. It is very important to book your visa slot at least 5-6 months before as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore embassy dates are very difficult to take due to the fact that many Indians are moving to Germany for better education and career prospects.

We at Rcare Overseas Education offer complete visa assistance services that include:

  • Visa appointment (German consulate or VFS)
  • Visa document preparation
  • Visa Interview preparation
  • Block account opening assistance
  • Accommodation assistance in Germany

 

We also assist student with urgent visa appointment.
For any further query, you can fill this form given at our contact us page, our counsellors will contact you within 48hrs and help you out with all your queries.

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Having an MBA degree from a reputed college will add extra weightage to your qualifications in the resume and get you a good job more easily.

 

Among different countries, studying MBA in Germany can really be beneficial for you. Germany is renowned for its excellent education system and offering good placement services to students throughout the world.

 

Germany is known as the third largest Industrial economy in the world and that’s the reason behind the set up of so many financial companies and making Frankfurt as one of the leading financial hubs in Europe. Talking about the history of Business Schools in Germany, it shows that International students weren’t so keen on enrolling in any of the management courses due to lengthy duration. However, with the onset of the Bologna process, the duration of the courses has reduced to much extent thus opening up opportunities for students to apply for MBA degrees.

 

Advantages of Studying MBA in Germany

1.The faculty members of the B-School are highly experienced and keep themselves abreast of the latest happenings in Business world thereby giving real corporate like experience to the students.
2.The cost of living in Germany is quite low and can be easily managed by every international student studying there.
3.Clearing GMAT exam for enrolling in German MBA programs is not necessary as there are a lot of B-schools take in the International students without asking for the GMAT score.
4.There is a lot of scope for internship programs as these are highly encouraged and sometimes quite compulsory.
5.Doing MBA in Germany is paid unlike other programs like Masters in Science. The students are offered research projects which are paid for, thus offering them excellent remuneration along with studies.
6.MBA institutes in Germany allow international students to work part time during the course tenure. In fact, working in Germany is quite easy as there is no dearth of good jobs in the country unlike those in other parts of Europe where the majority of the jobs have dried up.
7.A student who wishes to settle in Germany after completing his studies is allowed to stay back in the country for 1 year. If he gets the job there, he shall be entitled for work permit and can apply for Permanent Settlement.
8.A lot of German companies like Siemens, Bosch and many more have their set up in India which means that one can return to his motherland and get the job in these companies with similar pay packages.

 

Eligibility Criteria for enrolling in MBA program in Germany

 

You have to fulfill the eligibility criteria so as to get admission in MBA program:-

1.Bachelor’s degree with at least 58% marks
2.One or two years work experience
3.German proficiency

 

It is necessary to be proficient in German language before joining any of the MBA programs in Germany. This is because the language has to be used by the students on a daily basis while staying in Germany as the local people might not know any other language. Moreover, the language is essential during work hours to interact with clients of the companies.

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Law And Economics

Law, economics and Business Administration are somewhat related fields. Lawyers study law and economics as economics major focus is on real life effects of the law that involves adverse effects like rent control, protection of weak parties etc. On the other hand, economists study law to allow them to model real life situations. Thus, if you wish to have a career in these related fields, you can switch to studying in top German universities to acquire proper knowledge and skills in these fields.

 

The core areas of expertise that are offered by German universities are:-

1.Business Information systems
2.Commercial Law
3.Economic Sciences
4.Law
5.Transportaion and Logistics

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Mba

Having an MBA degree from a reputed college will add extra weightage to your qualifications in the resume and get you a good job more easily.

 

Among different countries, studying MBA in Germany can really be beneficial for you. Germany is renowned for its excellent education system and offering good placement services to students throughout the world.

 

Germany is known as the third largest Industrial economy in the world and that’s the reason behind the set up of so many financial companies and making Frankfurt as one of the leading financial hubs in Europe. Talking about the history of Business Schools in Germany, it shows that International students weren’t so keen on enrolling in any of the management courses due to lengthy duration. However, with the onset of the Bologna process, the duration of the courses has reduced to much extent thus opening up opportunities for students to apply for MBA degrees.

 

Advantages of Studying MBA in Germany

1.The faculty members of the B-School are highly experienced and keep themselves abreast of the latest happenings in Business world thereby giving real corporate like experience to the students.
2.The cost of living in Germany is quite low and can be easily managed by every international student studying there.
3.Clearing GMAT exam for enrolling in German MBA programs is not necessary as there are a lot of B-schools take in the International students without asking for the GMAT score.
4.There is a lot of scope for internship programs as these are highly encouraged and sometimes quite compulsory.
5.Doing MBA in Germany is paid unlike other programs like Masters in Science. The students are offered research projects which are paid for, thus offering them excellent remuneration along with studies.
6.MBA institutes in Germany allow international students to work part time during the course tenure. In fact, working in Germany is quite easy as there is no dearth of good jobs in the country unlike those in other parts of Europe where the majority of the jobs have dried up.
7.A student who wishes to settle in Germany after completing his studies is allowed to stay back in the country for 1 year. If he gets the job there, he shall be entitled for work permit and can apply for Permanent Settlement.
8.A lot of German companies like Siemens, Bosch and many more have their set up in India which means that one can return to his motherland and get the job in these companies with similar pay packages.

 

Eligibility Criteria for enrolling in MBA program in Germany

 

You have to fulfill the eligibility criteria so as to get admission in MBA program:-

1.Bachelor’s degree with at least 58% marks
2.One or two years work experience
3.German proficiency

 

It is necessary to be proficient in German language before joining any of the MBA programs in Germany. This is because the language has to be used by the students on a daily basis while staying in Germany as the local people might not know any other language. Moreover, the language is essential during work hours to interact with clients of the companies.

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Medical & Public health services

Medicine Program in Germany offers a detailed knowledge about various health issues and how to tackle them. The course includes coverage of public health and promoting health, the major determinants of health, health communication and health education, philosophy and ethics of public health, the theory behind the science and methodology, coverage of statistics and epidemiology and qualitative research methods.

The various study courses covered under Medical and Public Health Services Program are:-

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing and Public Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Therapy Professionals
  • Veterinary Medicine

The German medical education system is acclaimed to be the most prestigious and finest medical educational system in the entire world. The standard of education in German Medical Universities is at par with those in the US and UK. In fact, German medical colleges list of top 100 medical colleges across the globe. When it comes to infrastructure and facilities, German medical colleges can be compared with top medical institutes in India like AIIMS. The best part is that studying in these colleges doesn’t pinch the pockets of a student from a middle class background because the fee charged by German universities is free of cost. Every German medical university has its own hospitals and other state of the art facilities which are much better than Indian counterparts.

Highlights of German Free Medical Education Program:-

  • Standard of Education– The aspiring Indian students can look forward towards studying best and medical programs in Germany.
  • No Entrance Test– There is no entrance test to get admission in the German medical education program.
  • Duration of Course- The total duration of medicine program in Germany is 6 years which includes 5 years of the course plus 1 year of internship.
  • Internship Program– The internship program in Germany allows students to earn Euro 40K to 60K which is around 30 lacs approx.
  • Latest Curriculum– German universities continue to keep their curriculum updated as per latest advancements in the medical field.
  • Practical knowledge– Students enrolled in German medical education programs get more practical exposure rather than cramming the theory.
  • Career Growth– During the course, the students get industry exposure and get an instant placement after completing it. There is, in fact, a lot of scope for getting a job in Germany itself.
  • Stay Permit– After completing the degree, Germany allows foreign students to stay in the country and practice for almost 2 years or even move to another European country for practising medicine.
  • Global Recognition– The degree program awarded by German medical universities is recognised throughout the globe.

For Bachelors Program

  • Minimum 80% to 85% in 12th and NEET qualified. German universities work on the principle of 13 years of basic education and so overseas students have to study the 13th year either from Germany or from India.
  • German Language Proficiency. Should have completed A1, A2, B1 and B2 level.

Documents required for Application

  • Updated Resume.
  • 10 photostat copies each of 10th, 12th and BSc. 1st year Marksheet attested by Gazetted Officer.
  • 10 Photographs.
  • 10 photostat copies of Passport.
  • 2 Recommendation letters.
  • 10 photostat copies of School Leaving Certificate.
  • Statement of purpose.

Services & assistance offered by Rcare?

  • We guide students in choosing the course and university and also assist in providing career guidance.
  • We initiate a talk with old students that have had a good experience with us and are currently studying or have completed their medical studies in Germany.
  • We offer international career opportunity guidance to the aspiring medical students.
  • We assist students in application drafting.
  • We take care of the entire application process on behalf of the students.
  • We help students learn A1, A2, B1 and B2 levels of German language which are compulsory requirements for admission process and also for getting a work permit in Germany.
  • We assist our students for visa interview.
  • We offer housing assistance in Germany to the aspiring medical students.
  • Airport pick up facility is also available by us.
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Engineering

Germany has a long history of providing excellent education to the students in the field of engineering. In fact, Germany has some of the world’s best engineering schools that provides a variety of courses like Civil, Mechanical and IT engineering.

 

Here are some quick points for choosing Germany as your dream education destination:-

1.Germany is next best educational destination after USA and UK.
2.It is the hub of some of the most popular engineering colleges throughout Europe.
3.Providing quality education and internationally recognized degrees is included in Germany’s education portfolio.
4.Germany has always been known for scientific inventions and discoveries and therefore provides good scope for research studies.
5.The engineering courses taught in German universities are not only theory based but also provides a lot of space for practical exposure.
6.The best part about studying in Germany is that the cost of the educational program here is not expensive at all. The grants and scholarships offered by German government make it an easy affair for students who cannot afford to pay the fees for the engineering program.
7.Out of several hundreds of German engineering universities, five of them rank in top 100 universities in the world as per ‘Times Higher Education-QS World rankings 2009.”

 

Major Categories of Engineering Courses

The major categories of the courses that you shall be studying in German Engineering Colleges are as follows:-
Aerospace Engineering
Architecture, Urban Planning
Automotive Engineering, Traffic and Transport Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical engineering and Informative engineering
Environmental Protection, Ecology and Waste Disposal Technology
Food Technology
Public Health Engineering, Medical Technology and Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Mechatronics
Navigation- Nautical Science, Ship Operations Engineering, Maritime Transport
Optical Technologies
Precision and Micro Engineering
Printing Technology and Media Technology
Production Engineering
Public Utilities engineering, Facility Engineering
Regional Area Planning
Surveying/Geodesy, Cartography
Textile engineering, Clothing Technology