Germany is the best study destination for Palestinian students wishing to complete their university studies abroad.
Germany is the beating heart of Europe, is a member of the European Union and is located in the heart of Europe, with a population of about 80.62 million, according to the 2013 census.
Germany is the largest and most densely populated country in the European Union, the capital of Germany, Berlin, it is the seat of power and its largest city, the political system is characterized by being a federal system that takes the form of a parliamentary republic.
Germany has 383 institutions of higher education, of which 103 are universities and 176 are highly specialized institutes, and German universities are considered one of the best universities in the world thanks to the human and material capabilities possessed by these universities, which makes the graduates of these universities distinct, with a scientific and research level that makes them more competitive in the labor market.
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- Tuition fees in Germany for Palestinians
- The cost of living in Germany
- Reasons to choose to study in Germany
- Germany will give you a globally recognized degree
- Have a variety of study opportunities
- You can study in English
- You can work while studying
- Education in Germany is almost free
- Living expenses are very reasonable
- You can benefit from many grant programs
- You can easily get German citizenship
- You can work in Germany after completing your studies
- Learning German can open many doors for you
- Visa and entry to Germany visas for Palestinians
Tuition fees in Germany for Palestinians
Studying in Germany is almost free, the semester fees for universities range from €250 to €500 per year, and it also covers free public transport for the student in his or her city and sometimes in the state as a whole, such as the University of Marburg, the University of Mainz and the University of Heidelberg.
But the student needs a closed account to get a visa to Germany in the amount of 8640 euros, which is an expense for the student for one year, while for the following years the student does not need a closed account because after finishing the language a year and starting his studies he can work during the study to cover his expenses.
Note: The closed account can be deleted by providing a bank guarantee to the student with a sponsor residing in Palestine.
The cost of living in Germany
The cost of living in Germany varies from state to state, but on average, a new student needs €500 per month, including food, transportation, entertainment and other expenses.
Reasons to choose to study in Germany
Germany will give you a globally recognized degree
German higher education is one of the best universities in the world!Whether in the automotive industry or in education, the German brand has a good reputation, and people everywhere know that "Made in Germany" symbolizes quality.
You can benefit from Germany's long academic tradition, especially in the fields of engineering and science, which are highly respected all over the world.
Have a variety of study opportunities
Germany's higher education system offers suitable options for everyone!There are approximately 383 internationally recognized higher education institutions offering 17,500 programs in Germany.
German universities offer degrees in all possible subjects at all academic levels – be it a bachelor's, master's or doctorate, universities of applied sciences (in German hochschule für angewandte wissenschaften) focus on education and practice.
You can study in English
More and more courses and programs are offered in English in Germany, especially at the master's level, this is good news if you do not know German or if your German is not good enough yet, you will find an overview of international programs in Germany in the large DAAD database.
You can work while studying
Germany is an ideal destination for students seeking employment while studying, as German laws encourage foreign students to work in certain professions due to the constant need for employment in Germany, students can work in several fields such as restaurants, bars, hotels, cinemas and banks, they can also work in universities.
It should be noted that foreign students can work in Germany 1,000 hours per year in accordance with the new Labor Law of October 1, 2012, i.e. 120 full-time working days per year.
Education in Germany is almost free
No student usually has to pay tuition fees at German universities, and if so, the fees are very low, ranging from €250 to €500 per semester.
Living expenses are very reasonable
Compared to other European countries, the cost of living in Germany is reasonable, the cost of food, rent, clothing and cultural activities is equal to the average of the European Union.
There are also a number of benefits available to students, where you can get discounted rates for transportation, theaters, museums, opera houses, cinemas, swimming pools and other institutions, you just need to present your student card.
You can benefit from many grant programs
As an international student of exceptional academic level, you have a good chance of getting a scholarship to fund your studies in Germany.
In fact, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is one of the largest scholarship organizations in the world, offering countless scholarship programs.
Regardless of the student's country, you will find a scholarship that matches your requirements in the DAAD scholarship database, which also contains scholarships offered by many other organizations in Germany.
You can easily get German citizenship
German citizenship is the dream of many foreign students, as obtaining German citizenship is no longer impossible.
The German authorities require the applicant to obtain German citizenship because he has resided there for 8 years, in addition to the requirement that the applicant have a permanent job.
You can work in Germany after completing your studies
The German authorities offer all the facilities for foreign students to work and reside in Germany after completing their studies there, the German labor market is characterized by its diversity and its constant need for expatriate labor.
Learning German can open many doors for you
German is one of the ten most widely spoken languages in the world, with about 185 million people worldwide speaking German.
The file is required:
- The high school diploma in English is certified and translated by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- High school transcripts in English certified by the Palestinian Ministry of Education and the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- A certified copy of the passport from the Palestinian Ministry of Interior and Foreign Affairs.
- 4 personal photos.
Visa and entry to Germany visas for Palestinians
A Palestinian needs a visa to enter Germany, the type of visa depends on the duration of the intended stay, do you want to travel to Germany for a short time as a tourist for example? Or do you intend to stay for a long time to study for example?
Please specify the length of your intended stay first:
- Short stay (no more than 90 days, e.g. for tourism or business purposes)
- Long stay (more than 90 days, for example, for the purpose of studying in Germany , working or family reunification).
Instructions for applying for visas at the German Representative Office in Gaza:
- The Gaza office will be closed from 18 September to 3 October 2022.
- To be able to make an appointment for your trip and apply for a visa from the office in Gaza.
- Schengen Visa: Please complete the Videx form for your Schengen visa and bring a hard copy to the appointment.
- National Visa: Please complete the Videx application for a national visa and bring two printed copies on time.
Please note that the legal process for studying a Schengen visa application in Gaza takes 6 weeks and a minimum period of 12 weeks when applying for a national visa, visa status inquiries cannot be processed until this time has elapsed.