Student visa for Germany

Student visa for Germany

Do you need a student visa in order to study in Germany depends on the country of passport.. Students coming from European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland do not need student visa in order to study in Germany. Students coming from third countries and wish to enroll in a course which lasts more than 3 months must have appropriate visa and upon arrival to Germany they must apply for residence permit which will give them legal stay in this country.

Visa application procedure requires time, commitment and careful preparation. With many years of experience and expertise in working with students, I can provide you with support and assistance throughout the entire procedure from enrollment to departure for studies.

Work while studying

  • German student visa allows student to work during studies
  • Students coming from EU/EEA and Switzerland can work 20 hours per week and they do not need work permit
  • Students coming from third countries can work 120 days full time or 240 days part time
  • Students who are enrolled in language course can work only during breaks if they get permit form federal employment agency and foreigner’s office


  • Counseling and choosing educational institution and program
  • Preparation of enrollment documentation and enrollment
  • Receiving an offer
  • Accepting the offer and receiving confirmation of enrollment
  • Applying for visa and preparing for departure

Benefits of student visa in Germany

  • Opportunity to get quality education and recognized diploma
  • The right to work during studies and gain valuable work experience
  • Opportunity to learn or improve German language skills
  • Upon graduation students can extend their residence permit up to 18 months in order to find a job and apply for work permit
  • Opportunity to gain unique study experience in foreign country

Requirements for student visa for Germany

  • To be enrolled in an education institution in Germany
  • To have adequate level of education
  • To have sufficient knowledge of German or English language depending on the language in which the program is being thought
  • To be financially capable to cover study and living costs in Germany. If students provide the required funds, they need to open a blocked bank account in Germany where they will deposit the required sum and they will have access to limited amount every month
  • To prove that your only motive is temporary stay for studying
  • To have adequate health insurance

Study in Germany

Germany have a large offer of top quality study programs in all study fields. All study programs are being offered in German language and the number of programs in English language is rising. Diplomas and qualifications from Germany are highly esteemed and well respected worldwide which is one of the reasons why Germany is one of the most popular study destinations in Europe.

Study options in Germany

  • German language course
  • Bachelor studies
  • Master studies
  • PhD studies

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