Study Visa - Germany
In 2014, Germany’s 16 states abolished tuition fees for undergraduate students at all public German universities. This means that currently, both domestic and international undergraduates at public universities in Germany can study for free, with just a small fee to cover administration and other costs per semester.
German Student Visa Requirements
The most important requirements during your Germany student visa process are:
- Visa Application Documents.
o Duly filled out and signed national visa application form.
o Your valid national passport.
o Two photocopies of your passport.
o Your certificate of birth.
o Your marriage certificate. (If applicable).
o Your child’s certificate of birth. (If applicable).
o Your recent passport-style photographs. (Up to 3).
o Photocopies of previous German residence titles. (If applicable).
o Previous Schengen visa.
o Previous German resident permit.
- Proof of Financial Resources “Finanzierungsnachweis”. (One of the following)
o €10,236 deposit confirmation at a German blocked bank account.
o Letter of commitment and evidence of your parent’s income records and financial assets.
o Letter of commitment by a German resident “Verpflichtungserklärung”. This letter is taken at the Alien’s Registration Office, by the German resident whose going to cover your costs during your studies.
o Scholarship awarding certificate. It must show the amount of costs it covers.
o Bank guarantee. Issued to you by a recognized German bank.