Germany has forged a name as one of the most popular study abroad destinations that allows international students to study on free tuition. In Fact, it is cited as one of the most supportive institutions for international students.
Additionally, English has become a very popular primary language of instruction for programs taught in German Universities to the extent that you can earn your degree in Germany without ever taking a course in German.
There are well over 200 universities in Germany, and about 10 of them rank in the top 200 globally.Now lets take a look at 5 of such good universities you should really consider when planning to study in Germany.
(1)Freie University of Berlin
This university is a top ranking research institution and the largest of the four research universities in Berlin. One-third of the student body consists of international students from several countries of the world.
It might interest you to know that the university has branches in USA, Belgium,Russia, China, Egypt and India allowing it to build healthy partnerships with renowned institutions and attract diverse students.
(2) Humboldt University of Berlin
More than 10% of the student body here in Humboldt consist of international students.In 2012, it ranked 99th in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.
Humboldt brides itself as a hardcore research institution with lots of opportunities to work with renowed faculty in fields such as history of science, quantitative economics to mention but a few.
(3) Technical University
Germany’s highest ranking institution comes 53th on the world University Ranking.It excels in technical disciplines, like engineering. The university is home to 5,000 international students. Because of the University’s strength in engineering and research, it has forged high level partnerships with universities such as MIT, Stanford, Cornell and Georgia Tech.
(4) Heidelberg University
Founded sometime in 1386 and ranking 55th in the world university ranking, Heidelberg University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions in Western Europe.Performing very well in Sciences. About 20% of its student body hail from around 130 countries.
(5) University of Freiburg
About 16% of its student body hail from 120 countries from around the world. This university aims to please international students by offering popular intensive German language courses at its German language centre which attracts more than 50 countries during the semester breaks to learn German.
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