Studying in Germany after 12
  • Eduzeit
  • 1 year ago

In Nepali education system education institutes that teach 11th and 12th grade are seen as separate entities. This is not the case in most studies abroad. However, regardless of the country, students get confused about what to do after 12 grade. They have many options to choose from, and this abundance of choices can be a problem for them.

Among this abundance of choices, Higher Education in Germany has been a focus of students for a long time. The good news is that higher education in Germany is one of the best options. The only issue with this is although many students want to study in Germany after 12th grade, they lack information.

If you are among those students or know someone similar, this might be what you are looking for. Here we have a quick guide for studying in Germany after twelve grade so that you have a general gist of what to expect and the procedures to follow.

So without any further ado, let's get started!

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How to Study in Germany after twelve Grade in Nepal?

How to Study in Germany after twelve Grade in Nepal?
Studying in Germany after 12 grade in Nepal is not as hard as it seems. All you need to do is ensure that you have a good grade in your +2, a minimum of B1 level of German Language comprehension, (however B2 is highly recommended) and all the required documents. Once you meet all the requirements, you simply have to apply to a university. Once selected, you can apply for a German Student Visa, German Health Insurance, and a Blocked Account and prepare to travel to Germany.

As a side note, you would also need to be financially capable to study in Germany after 12th because the education there can be quite expensive as per Nepali standards.

If you found this a bit complicated, here is a step-by-step procedure on how to study in Germany after 12 passed out from Nepal.

  • Step 1: Ensure that you have a good result in your twelve 
  • Step 2: Learn the German Language
  • Step 3: Ensure that you have the financial capacity 
  • Step 4: Apply to a German University
  • Step 5: Submit the required documents
  • Step 6: Apply for Student Visa
  • Step 7: Apply for German Health Insurance
  • Step 8: Create Blocked Account
  • Step 9: Arrange your Accommodation
  • Step 10: Travel to Germany

Of course, you must get accepted into a German University first to complete all of these steps. Although the chances of your acceptance are decent if you meet all the requirements, you can still get rejected, and you need to be prepared for that.


What to study in Germany after 12?

The simplest answer to this question is "anything you want." This is because Germany is one of the major education hubs in the world, and you can find programs for every subject you can think of in this country. As long as you meet the requirements specified by the universities for the said subject, you can study them. That said, a few subject programs are popular in Germany for twelve-grade students at the time of this writing.

Below are the list of popular courses to study in Germany after 12:

  • Medicine in Germany
  • Law
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Natural Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Architecture
  • Psychology
  • STEM

Besides these, as mentioned earlier, you study virtually any subject you want. However, you must remember that if you want to study in Germany, you would need to take Studienkolleg. While some education programs do not require Studienkolleg, most do.


What is the cost of studying in Germany after twelve?

The cost of studying in Germany will largely depend on your course, program, and the type of University you choose. Along with this, the estimation of education in Germany will also depend on the cost of living in Germany.

That said, if you do not want to include the cost of living in Germany in your education cost, the following table might provide you with some help.

Courses Estimated lower Cost range in Euro Estimated higher Cost range in Euro
Vocational / Diploma 150 10,000
Bachelors in Germany 150 50,000
Masters 150 50,000
MS 300 30,000
Ph.D 300 10,000

Note that this table only gives a rough estimation of cost. If you want to know the specific cost of education in Germany, you need to contact the University or the institute itself.

Is German education difficult?

Education in Germany is somewhat difficult, although most of the difficulty comes from the sheer volume of information you need to remember and the expectations of your seniors. The program is not all that different from other nations; however, the environment is. 

Along with this, there is also a small language between you and the German language. Unless you are an expert in German, some minor bumps in your education are expected from German being the third or fourth language of most Nepali.

What is it like for international students in Germany?

This is again another question that is hard to explain in simple words since every student has their own experiences. Some find it fun, while some find it tedious. However, every student who has ever been to Germany for education will tell you that it is different. 

As an international student, you might find adjusting to their customs and learning the unwritten rules a bit tough. Also, if you are not fluent in German, the language might be a bit of an issue. Then there is the pressure from the expectations regarding your education as well.

If you can handle all of these, then we can say that your life in Germany as an international student will be extremely fun. If not, you might find it a bit troublesome. Therefore, you need to have some decent time and task management skills.

What are the language skills that I require to Study in Germany?

As the saying goes, go with the German when you are in Germany. Therefore knowing how to speak German is a must. For this, you will require a minimum of B1 level of German language proficiency. This is also the minimum level of the language requirement for many German Universities and if you are searching for a decent place to learn this language, you are in the right place. At Edu Zeit, we will ensure that your German Language level is optimum for further education in Germany.

However, if you do not wish or have the confidence to study German Taught Bachelors in Germany by studying the German language, you can also choose the English Taught Bachelor Programs in Germany. You will need a good score in your IELTS or equivalent exams to study German in English. Along with this, you would also need to have a basic comprehension of German for daily communication.

What can I do if I want to study for a three-year bachelor's program in Germany?

If you want to complete a bachelor's in Germany within three years, you can pick a course that lasts six semesters or three years. However, if you want to complete studying a four-year course within three years, then you have no other option but to choose a Private German University in Germany. Although you will need to pay more, they will provide you with what you see. At the same time, you will also find better chances to study Bachelor’s in Germany in English language in Private Universities as well.

To Sum Up

Studying in Germany after 12 is one of the more lucrative options. However, you simply cannot jump in blindly either. Through this quick guide, we hope you have developed some understanding regarding your higher education in Germany after 12th grade. Along with this, we have attached links above with detailed articles regarding the topics.

If you are curious about the topics with links, please give them a read. We hope this was helpful. And as always, thank you for reading till the end!

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