Germany topped the list of preferable study abroad destinations among Indians and more number of students got enrolled in engineering, science, and technology fields this year. Over the years, the German Government’s efforts in attracting more Indian students via the German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD had got succeeded with more number of Indian students heading to Germany over other competitive destinations.
A spokesperson of DAAD said that they are conducting informative sessions at various universities and research centers. DAAD offers ample scholarship programs and assist Indian and German educational institutions to establish good relationship, he added.
German universities offer more than 1,600 programs in English. In fact, most of the Indians get attracted towards Germany as the country offers education at free of cost or tuition fee is relatively low (some Euro 500 per semester). Apart from this, the country is fortified with top nine tech universities that attract many students aiming for post graduate courses.
Notably, 9,619 Indians have enrolled in German universities between 2013 and 2014, which represented an increase of 2000 when compared to previous year.
Germany is a desirable destination to study technology, particularly automobile engineering, both at undergraduate and master’s level, opined experts. Moreover, graduates and post-graduates will be able to reside in the country after they complete their course of studies. Additionally, the German Government has relaxed the entry and residence norms for skilled professionals to lure talent from across the globe.