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.

Students normally don’t have to pay tuition fees at German universities, and if so, the fees are very low. 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

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.

Mauritian Embassy in Germany:

Kurfürstenstrasse 84, 10787 Berlin, Germany

Tel: (49)-302639360


German Consulate in Mauritius:

Royal Road, St. Antoine, Goodlands

Tel: 2837500