4 Most Sought After Fields in Germany

German education standards are pretty high. Germany is known for the quality of education it provides as well as its globally recognized qualifications. German universities are highly regarded worldwide, besides being among the highest-ranked in the world.

Planning to study in Germany? Here are the four most popular courses to study there!


Every student in the world who wants to do Engineering, for them Germany is like a dream country, all of them wants to complete their Engineering in Germany.

Of course you saw this coming, didn’t you? if you didn’t, where do you think most of your luxury cars are made? Comprising nearly 25% of international students, it is one of most popular courses in Germany. Specializations include – Automobile, mechanical and electrical engineering amongst others. Technical University of Munich, RWTH Aachen University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and the Technical University of Berlin are some of the most renowned universities for this course. 

It takes more or less than 4.5 or 5.5 years to complete your Engineering program in Germany including the time required for learning German and the foundation courses. According to recent statistics, Germany has the second highest number of Engineering workers among all employees in the EU. German Universities offers numerous scholarship opportunities for Engineering students, while studying Engineering in Germany you can research and collaborate with the Engineering Industry. If the student manages to secure a position in any of the public university, study in Germany is free for Indian students, just like students from other part of the world. Students just have to pay a nominal semester fee (around 250 to 500 Euros) per semester        


Surprised to see this on the list? Well, Germany offers around 6000 courses in the field of humanities. With some of the best- ranked universities in the world for courses in the Humanities. more than 11,000 international students in Germany were seeking a degree in the humanities, in 2019 only.

A majority of the humanities degree programmes in Germany offer integrated modules which give students the opportunity to obtain the necessary practical skills, besides the theoretical ones. German universities make sure to provide students with both, theoretical and practical skills, in order to ensure that once these students graduate, they will be fully equipped to enter the job market with confidence. Humanities programmes will comprise of professionally related events, study semesters abroad, as well as research projects or internships so students understand exactly what they will encounter in the future, in their professions. Students can also choose from a variety of combinations, which further enhances the experience.  There are many best universities where you can purse your love for languages and the social sciences in Germany. Studying the humanities in Germany, in comparison to other countries, slightly more affordable.

Business and Finance

Boasting of one of the best economies in Europe, Germany is one of the best countries to earn a degree in Business and finance and gain practical knowledge. The strong German economy means a constant influx of educated workers – including many English speakers, who are highly sought in Frankfurt’s finance and business communities. The nation’s GDP has continued to grow in recent years. Economic freedom is partly responsible for why the city has become a seedbed for innovation and entrepreneurial initiative. According to Eurostat, amongst the 28 countries in the European Union more than 40% of all patents are held by Germany. Half of the cities in top-30 metropolitan areas for patents are in Germany.

Germany also has one of the lowest unemployment rates at just over 5%. Germany is a global leader in R & D investment that further assures access to top – notch training and resources.

Computer sciences and Mathematics

Due to Germany’s extremely advanced technology, disciplines intertwined with it are always in demand. Germany is an excellent place to work as a computer engineer, as it’s companies invest heavily in development and research, maintaining the country’s results as the biggest economy in Europe and the third in the world. In a 2015 OECD/PISA study, Germany ranked 16th in mathematics as well as in science.

In turn, the employability rate for careers related to these degrees is also extremely high. Once again, these aren’t restricted to these, one can explore course like Scientific computing, knowledge – Based Systems and robotics among other!