Study Abroad

German higher education is one of the best in the world, which is why around 12% of the students in universities are foreigners. Whether it’s cars or education, people everywhere recognize “Made in Germany” as a seal of quality. You can benefit from Germany‘s long and famous university tradition especially in the fields of engineering and science. A German university degree is highly respected by employers around the world.

Germany’s higher education system has something for everyone! There are almost 450 state-accredited universities with some 17,500 degree programs in Germany. German universities offer degree programs in every possible subject and academic level – be it bachelor’s, master’s, state examinations or doctoral degrees. General universities focus strongly on scientifically oriented study in a wide range of disciplines. Universities of applied science, on the other hand, are very practice-oriented. If you’re more interested in artistic subjects, you can enroll at a college of art, film or music.

Visa requirements

If you are planning to study in Germany, you need to get a student visa. When you have been accepted at a German University, it is important to apply for your visa at least 3 months prior to your departure to Germany. Please present the original and copies of the documents below:

  • Completed application form
  • Valid Passport
  • 2 photographs
  • Letter of Admission 
  • Transcript of academic record
  • Proof that you have sufficient funds to support yourself while living in Germany 
  • Declaration of authenticity of documents submitted

In addition, applicants need to ensure that they have proper insurance and pay a non-refundable fee of 60 Euros. 

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Cost of living

Students normally don’t have to pay tuition fees at German universities, and if so, the fees are very low. Most German universities receive considerable financing from the government. Bachelor’s degree programs are usually tuition-free at public universities. Some master’s degree programs, however, come with tuition fees, but they’re not as high as in other countries. Compared with other European countries, the cost of living in Germany is reasonable. The cost of food, rent, clothing and cultural activities are equivalent to the EU average. There are also a number of concessions available to students. You can receive reduced prices at theatres, museums, opera houses, cinemas, swimming pools and other institutions. All you have to do is present your student ID.


Mauritian and German Embassy


Mauritian Embassy in Germany :

Kurfürstenstrasse 84, 10787 Berlin, Germany

Tel: (49)-302639360


German Consulate in Mauritius:

Royal Road, St. Antoine, Goodlands

Tel: 2837500



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