To Study in Germany as a student the applicant must apply to the German Embassy or Consulate General for a student visa. Unless the student has a visa, he/she will not be able to study in Germany. The applicant can apply for a student visa only after securing the admission letter from the College/University.
You should get a student visa if you are planning to study in Germany. If you have been accepted at German University then it is advisable you apply for a student visa in person for at least 3 months in advance before going to Germany.
The university applicant visa is mandatory for applicants for courses which include Hochschule für Musik and Theater (College of Music and Drama). This will allow them to enter Germany for the entrance examination. This visa is useful for individuals who wish to improve their language skills in the country before starting their studies.
It is necessary for the applicant to hold a valid passport, provide proof of his/her financial means for the period of study in the country. The applicant has to have either a university admission or a confirmation of his/her status as a student applicant visa. He/she will also have to provide a evidence of the university or college which is in Germany, within a period of 3 months, in order to secure a residence permit for the purpose of the study. MoreVisas will provide complete assistance for obtaining a Germany Student Visa.
- Completed application form
- Valid Passport (read our page on passport requirements)
- 2 photographs (strict requirements, read our photo requirements page)
- Letter of Admission
- Transcript of academic record
- Proof that you have sufficient funds to support yourself while living in Germany
- Declaration of authenticity of documents submitted
You will also need to provide photocopies of all these documents, get proper insurance and pay a fee of 60 Euros for the visa.