With world-class universities and research centres, an incredible choice of funding opportunities, and a comparatively low cost of living—Germany is the place to build your career and your future.
Study in Germany
Whether it’s the top-ranked universities, the sheer choice of study programmes of which a significant amount are conducted in English, the economic power of Germany, the excellent research opportunities or even to make use of your German language skills: Whatever motivates you – studying in Germany is a very good choice! Germany is one of the world’s most popular destinations for students.
Of course, studying in a foreign country requires some preparation. Luckily, many websites and institutions are there to help you at every stage.
But which programmes are offered in Germany?
The Higher Education Compass provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of study programmes in Germany. It is available in English and you can adjust many filters to find the perfect one for you! You can also find information on the institutions themselves and their international cooperation.
My Guide is the Gateway to your German University. It helps you to find the best study programm for you in Germany.
International Programmes in Germany provides information on more than 2,000 International Bachelor, Master and PhD programs as well as language and specialist courses, propaedeutics and e-learning offers.
You will also find much more information on topics like requirements, cost of living, housing, and scholarship opportunities in Germany on the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)’s one-stop-shop web portal https://www.study-in-germany.de/en/ or at its Study and Research Portal.
The DAAD Regional Office Nairobi provides personal information and guidance on study, research and funding opportunities in Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa countries with a focus on East Africa. Please feel free to contact them with your inquiries, attend their free online seminars, or visit them during their online visiting hours.
Scientific Research in Germany
Science and research in Germany are characterized by a distinguished infrastructure, a wide variety of disciplines, well-equipped research facilities and competent staff. Germany offers various forms of research locations: universities, universities of applied sciences, non-university institutes, companies and federal as well as state institutions. All in all, there are approximately 750 publicly funded research institutions in Germany, plus research and development centres run by industrial corporations.
Research in Germany offers information on the research landscape, funding, jobs, how to plan your stay and much more.
GERiT – German Research Institutions – provides an overview of 29,000 research institutions in Germany. Here you will find institutional profiles, job vacancies, the doctoral regulations for specific institutions and subject areas, and links to DFG-funded projects.