A Guide to Studying Abroad in Germany

Germany has a long and proud history of academic excellence and thousands of international students apply to study abroad here every year. The German higher education system is ranked as one of the best in the world, and several German universities are ranked as some of the best in the world in terms of learning. A lot of students also end up staying after completion of studies to participate in internships in Gemany - this is a great way to get a long term career in the country.

One of the best things about studying in Germany is the amount of tourist sights and also trips you can do to mainland Europe. Another popular option for students is to participate on a volunteer program in Germany in your spare time which allows you to do something different, integrate into the local society and also practise your German language skills. If the importance of traveling matters to you then there are many historical and facsinating places to visit in Germany which can really enhance your experience.

So, to bring that fun and enjoyment into your life, and check our Germany gap year programs or tours of Germany


Popular Places to Study in Germany

  • Berlin
  • Munich
  • Baden-Wurttemberg
  • Frankfurt
  • Heidelberg
  • Hamburg
  • Cologne
  • Essen
  • Stuttgart
  • Dortmund
  • Dusseldorf
  • Bremen


Best Universites in Germany for International Students

  • Heidelberg University
  • Technical University of Munich
  • Free University of Berlin
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Freie University of Berlin
  • Humbolt University of Berlin
  • Schiller International University
  • Hochschule Furtwangen University
  • University of Freiburg


Help / Advice

If you need any help arranging a study abroad experience in Germany please get in touch. You might also like to view our guide to studying abroad in Europe.


Germany Study Abroad Reviews

If you have ever been to study in Germany and would like to add a review, write about your experience or share any recommendations please contact us.

"I went to study International Business in Germany with IES Abroad on an English-speaking program my school offered. I loved the course, the curriculum, the professors and the whole experience. Absolute do this program if you get the chance." - Afton, USA


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