How To Get Student Visa of Germany? Step By Sep Guidance, Scholarships, Super Tips & Tricks
Today we shall guide you about study visa of Germany from Pakistan. Germany has the third biggest number of international students. About 8000 Pakistani students are getting higher education in Germany. German educational institutes have decreased their fees for international students. But German universities are charging international students 60 to 200 euro per semester for administrative and social security expenses. Health insurance is also mandatory for international students. They have to pay 50 to 100 euro per month as premium.
Medium of Instruction
Medium of education in Germany is German language. But some courses of higher education are also offered in English. If you want to study in Germany, you have to learn basic German language in Pakistan. Embassy recommends Goethe institute for this purpose. German institutes demand DHS language test for admission. For course taught in English you must have written TOEFL score 550 points and computerized TOEFL score 213. IELTS with 6 bands is also acceptable.
How To Get Admission in German Universities?
For getting admission in German universities always remember that last date of admission in winter session is 15 July, while classes start in summer. And the last date of admissions in summer session is 15 January, while classes start in April. Keeping view this thing in mind, select your college\university with the help of www.studyingermany.com and other related sites. After selecting your college/university read its website carefully and contact the foreign student office for information about admission in your desired course.
How To Apply For Student Visa of Germany?
1-German embassy issues Schengen visa to Pakistani students, which is also valid for Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Fin land, France, Greece, Hungary, Ice land ,Czech republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Nether land, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and. Lithuania.
2-Residents of Punjab, KPK and federal capital Islamabad will submit their visa application to German embassy Islamabad, while the residents of Sindh and Baluchistan will submit their visa application in German consulate Karachi. First get appointment on phone for applying for visa than submit the visa application. Phone number of Islamabad embassy is 051-2007100 and consulate general Karachi is 021-5873782-83.
3-You can get appointment via fax or email due to some technical reasons. You can get information about your visa case by fax or post. But send the inquiry with your signature. Fax number of visa section is 051-2278917.
Visa Fee For Study Visa of Germany in Pakistan
1-German embassy receives the visa fee in Pakistani currency. At present visa fee for all kinds of visas is 60 euro. Courier fee is 500 rupees for return of passport.
2-Submit the visa form directly as indirect application will not be accepted. Reach the embassy 30 min before the time to avoid any mistake. Fill the form on type writer or computer and don’t forget signing it.
What Documents Are Required For Student Visa Of Germany?
After admission on enrollment in German institution apply for visa with following documents.
1-Three dully typed visa forms
2-Valid passport at least for six months
3-Four passport sized photographs with light background.
4-Acceptance letter of any German university [one original and two copies]
5-CV of candidate [one original and two copies]
6- Educational documents, certificates and degrees [original and two copies]
7-Proof of reasonable amount for the education, hostel and other expenditures.[ If you have scholarship, attach its certificate, otherwise you will have to deposit 7716 euro in any German bank for expenditures of first year. You can withdraw only 643 euro in a month.
8-Certificate of German or English language test
Important Information About Student Visa of Germany (Scholarships)
1- Embassy takes 4 to 8 weeks for issuance of visa.
2-A student can work for three months in an academic year but not in language courses.
3-For scholarship you can contact German federal exchange [ DAAD] and following organizations
1-Deutscher Famulantenaustausch (German medical student’s exchanges)
2-Rosa-Luxemburg-stiftung (Rosa-Luxemburg Foundation)
3-Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung ( Konrad- Adenauer Foundation)
4-Katholischer Akademischer Auslanderdienst(Catholic Academic Exchange service0
5-Heinrich-Boll-Stiftung (Heinrich-Boll Foundation)
6-Hanns- Seidel-Stiftung (Hanns- Seidel Foundation)
7-Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung (Friedrich-Naumann Foundation)
8-Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Friedrich-Ebert Foundation)
9-German Research Foundation
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