To allow us (and many others) still go to a university, Germany provides the opportunity for international students to do a one year foundation course in an institution called Studienkolleg or by completing one year of university education, you can enrol for your undergraduate studies for programmes taught in English (assuming you do not speak German).
Depending on your country of origin, processing this visa could be as short as 3 months or as long as two years. In certain African countries, it's almost impossible to get this visa.
For various reasons, you find people emigrating to other countries. The urge to move is sometimes so strong that they convince themselves to use any means possible. Miracles do happen some times and even without forethought or preparation, some people "make it" and for many others, it's usually a tough time in the foreign country. … Continue reading How to move to Germany – Post Graduate Education (I)
For Ghanaians (should be applicable to other Africans), you would need to provide the required documents listed above or see image below (in German). All documents provided must be translated to German by a certified translator
Here is a personal experience from Munich. It would most likely be the same in other cities in Germany.