Studying in Germany

Many young people from abroad decide to study at a German university for one or more semesters.

If you're interested in living and studying in Germany, you will find information on the website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The DAAD has a global network of information centres. More information can be found in their guide Studying in Germany - A Guide for International Students (PDF)

In cooperation with Federal Ministry of Education and Research the DAAD also offers the website with further information on studying in Germany as well as ways to connect with other foreign students in the country.

Refugees, who would like to study in Germany, find specific information on this website

Further information for international students can also be found on the website of the German Student Services (Deutsches Studierendenwerk): Deutsches Studierendenwerk | (

The Erasmus Student Network ( supports exchange students before, during and after their studies abroad. Erasmus students as well as students from other programs are welcome to contact ESN Germany ( to get information about support, events, projects etc.

Alternatively you can find information also at the International Office of the University in Germany, you would like to study at.


Whoever wants to study in Germany and needs support may contact the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It provides detailed information on support options for foreign students and offers a scholarship database.

Several political foundations in Germany support study and research projects of young people from abroad:


The Society for Student Exchange in Central and Eastern Europe (GFPS) e.V. awards scholarships for People from Poland, the Czech RepublicBelarus and Ukraine, who want to study in Germany.