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Is it your dream to study at one of the most sought-after study abroad destinations? 

If you are looking to study your undergraduate or postgraduate for free in Germany. This article will help you identify the best courses offered by the various universities in Germany?

Germany is home to over 300 higher learning institutions and more than 1000 different programs. It could be a bit tedious to select a course that is best suited to your academic needs.

German universities have carved a niche for themselves among the world academic giants. They offer up-to-date courses, thus attracting students from all walks of life.

The list below will introduce you to the top courses or the best courses to study in Germany.

Business Administration and Economics

Suppose you are looking to sharpen your business skills with courses like Economics, marketing, and accounting. Check out universities like the Technical University of Munich or CBS International Business School (formerly known as Cologne Business School). These institutions offer comprehensive programs aimed at equipping students with excellent skills useful in the business world. 

TUM is a state university offering programs in German or English. It is ranked #168 globally by US News and World Report for its Business/Economics programs. 

CBS is one of Germany’s leading private business schools. It does offer some programs in German. It is mainly known for its wide range of English-taught programs, especially at the Master’s level.


There are two universities that offer engineering programs in Germany. These are the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin). US News & World Report ranks these two institutions at #67 and #119 respectively in the Best Global Universities for Engineering ranking. 
TUM offers Chemical, Civil, Environmental, General and Mechanical Engineering programs at Bachelor’s degree level. It also provides Aerospace, Automotive Software, Chemical, Civil, Computational Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering at Master’s. 

TU Berlin offers programs in Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial and Mechanical Engineering at Bachelor degree level. It also provides Biomedical, Civil, Electrical, Ocean, Production, and Vehicle Engineering at Master’s level.

Health Sciences (including medicine)

Germany invests more in medicine than most countries. Germany is well known for the quality of its programs in health sciences. 

Programs include traditional options such as medicine or dentistry. However, with its strong background in science and engineering, Germany is also an excellent place to study medical technology. The students will learn how to operate and potentially develop advanced medical equipment that improves the health outcomes for parents. University of Applied Sciences Jena is well known for its medical technology program.

Urban Planning and Design 

Germany is renowned for the quality of life in its towns and cities. The reason why this course is popular is due to the concepts of urban planning. City streets in Germany enable pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers to co-exist (relatively) peacefully. 

Urban Planning & Design looks at how cities can be designed and managed. Its proper application makes for a better user experience. University of Applied Sciences Erfurt has a strong programme in this particular field.

Eurasia Institute

Students from African countries who wish to study the above courses in Germany will probably require a German language course. They may also need a Studienkolleg (the German equivalent of a foundation course).

Eurasia Institute, located in the capital of Berlin, offers courses that prepare students adequately for the many study programs in Germany. Eurasia Institute has also partnered with over 25 universities across the country. 

This ensures that its students secure admission after finishing their German language. You can’t speak German? Eurasia institute caters to such students by offering.

Super intensive German Course

A super intensive course is where the students get to study within a short time. It involves completing the study program within the shortest time possible. This course caters mainly to tourists who would like to travel around Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. 

What’s more attractive to international students is that the Eurasia Institute offers this course right in the capital Berlin. You will not only get to discover beautiful sites but also learn and perfect your German language skills.

The German language instructors are qualified and will guide you along the way. After the super-intensive German language course, you will be able to express yourself in German. You will interact with the locals of the places you intend to visit. Sounds fantastic, right?

Cultural tours around the city are also one of the perks of studying at Eurasia institute. For most African students, The environment at Eurasia is perfect because it mainly consists of international students. You will never feel alone while studying there. 

The course duration is between 2 to 36 weeks. Depending on the level you would like to achieve and also depending on your starting level. If you are a beginner in German, you should expect to register for 36-weeks. For admission, you need a passport copy, three passport photos, and a duly completed and signed form.

Studienkolleg (Foundation Year)

For high school leavers from many  African countries, you will also need to complete a Studienkolleg (or Foundation Year). After completing your German language course to meet university admission requirements in Germany. 

There are both state-run (free) and private, fee-paying options. There are different tracks offered depending on your intended program of study at university. These types of programs are called Pathways.

Pathway Programs at Eurasia Institute

The aim of the Eurasia Institute is to help students unfold their academic goals and cáchieve their dreams. The Eurasia institute offers a gateway to study at the most advanced nations in the world.

Germany is not only economically savvy but also technically advanced than many nations in the world. Be it your love for adventure or you are looking for stability in your life or academics. The Eurasia Instititute has programs that will lead you closer to your dreams.

German Foundation year technical and business

The program is for students who completed high school with excellent grades. It is a three-semester super-intensive course. It combines the German language and foundation course at the Technical University of Applied sciences Wildau. 

The aim of this course is to prepare its participants for further studies at a university of applied sciences. Preparation includes language, culture, specific subject-related fields preparation, and academic methodology.

After completing this program, you may take the next step of applying to a technical university. The university should be collaborating with the Eurasia Institute.

Foundation Standard State Track

This program is for school leavers who still need the German Arbitur .required to join a German University.

Foundation Elite Engineering and Business Track

This program is for students who are strong in sciences with a clear goal on what they want to study. The areas of study include Business Administration or Engineering.

Foundation Medical Elite Track

Are you strong in Science subjects? Do you have clear goals for your career? Are your eyes set on the areas of Human medicine, Pharmacy, dentistry, or Biology? This foundation course is for you.

The Eurasia Institute offers this foundation pathway. It collaborates with the Charite International Academy and the Technical University of Berlin.

Direct Bachelor

This program is for students who completed their schooling and qualify for direct entry to a German University. Such students who need help with their German language are always welcome at Eurasia.