Here is a personal experience from Munich. It would most likely be the same in other cities in Germany.
No fret if your institution is not listed here. You can always write to the university you are applying to when in doubt. 🙂
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.
Here are some tips to help you during your visa application Arrive early. This gives you time to cool off especially if you've been in long traffic Bring all necessary documents with you and arrange them in an orderly manner Be polite and confident during your interview Be prepared to give information about your host … Continue reading Germany Short Stay Visa – Tips for your application and interview
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)