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About GERMANY

Geographical Information about Germany:

Country Berlin
Population:82,175,700
Area: 357,168 sq km
Languages spoken: Deutsche & German
Currency: Euro
Neighbour Countries: France, Austria, Poland
Continent: Europe (Schengen)

Major Facts about Germany:

Major Business Sectors in Germany-

  • Chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
  • Energy and the environment.
  • Financial services.
  • Medicine and healthcare.
  • Technology and innovation.
  • Transport and logistics.

Minimum Wages (Salary) in Germany as on Jan 2017: 1498 Euro Monthly

Benefits of being Resident of Germany:

  • Free visa access to 27 countries of Schengen states
  • Permanent Residence after 5 years
  • Chance to live in Crime free and
  • High class living standard
  • Ample working & Business opportunities to work
  • Social Securities benefits
  • Free education to children upto Sr. Sec. level

Yearly Intake in Germany:

Fall Semester

Classes start from September/October
Registration period – May to July
Deadline to apply in Embassy – till 31st August

Spring Semester

Classes start from January/February
Registration period – August to October
Deadline to apply in Embassy – till 31st December

  • Germany has also absorbed a significant number of refugees from the former Yugoslavia.
  • German is the main language spoken, although local German dialects can be prevalent.
  • Germany's climate is almost as varied as its countryside but is mostly temperate.
  • German is a key language in the European Union.
  • Germany is one of the most popular places of remarkable beauty and stunning splendor.
  • Germany has more than 300 institutions of higher education that include 82 universities, 132 such institutions that offer shorter and practically oriented courses, and other institutions.
  • Germany has a high turnout of foreign students as it offers a high range of study possibilities.
  • There are 400 different courses of study that are offered by various institutions across the country.
  • German Universities are autonomous and provide special emphasis on teaching and research.

WHY CHOOSE GERMANY

  • Has one of the lowest rates of youth unemployment in the world.
  • Is a land of invention and innovation.
  • Is a major industrial nation and one of the world’s largest economies.
  • Three German cities are on the list of “the world’s ten most livable cities”: Dusseldorf, Munich and Frankfurt
  • One-fourth of all of the inventions in the field of environmental technology that are registered with the European Patent Office come from Germany.
  • Nearly half of all products manufactured by German companies find their way to customers in other countries, making Germany the world’s top exporter.
  • German companies are highly competitive and they need ever-larger numbers of highly trained employees.
  • There is a shortage of skilled workers in many sectors and professions in Germany.
  • Some 5,000 jobs for physicians in German hospitals remain unfilled because of a lack of suitable applicants.
  • There were more unfilled positions for engineers in Germany at the beginning of 2012 than ever before.
  • As an engineer in Germany, you can expect to earn an annual salary up to 45,000 Euros in your first few years.
  • Students are insured against risks such as illness and long-term care needs– when you have a job in Germany.