Here is a personal experience from Munich. It would most likely be the same in other cities in Germany.
To study in Germany, you need to be accepted into a university. Your financial status is not an admission requirement. You can apply to any university of your choice.
If you are not being sponsored by an organization, you need to show proof of financial independence throughout your study period. During your interview at the German embassy, the consular officer will assess your financial independence based on the documents (e.g. bank statements, bond certificates, savings, assets, ...) you submit at the interview. It is … Continue reading Study in Germany – Formal Obligation (Verpflichtungserklärung)
I have been asked quite a number of questions about how one can study in Germany. I put together some of the questions I remember to guide you in your decision to study in Germany. Is education free in Germany? Some universities charge no tuition fees, others do - usually the private universities. Do I … Continue reading Most asked questions about studying in Germany
If you are staying in Germany for more than 90 days, the first thing you have to do after arrival is to register your address. The Germans call this Anmeldung/Wohnsitzanmeldung. You are required by law to do this within 14 days of your arrival. Failure to register within this time may result in a penalty. This … Continue reading Registering your address in Munich