Two students from the University of Bayreuth came up with the idea to better inform people about studying abroad in Germany. Since the two founders are studying in Germany, they often receive questions from others that are interested in studying abroad as well. People ask questions such as: How can you apply to a German university? And which university should I apply to? Considering the questions like these that the co-founders receive, they decided to make a website where they would share information on how to study abroad in Germany.
Firstly, they looked into which information is out there already. Apparently, there are consultancies that charge a huge sum of money (between €400 and €1000 ) to provide information on studying abroad. These services of consultancies are not accessible to everyone. Since the founders feel that everyone should have equal access to education, they decided that they would create a website where individuals can easily access all the information required to make an informed decision about studying in Germany. This led to the formation of How to Abroad. Initially, we will be covering German universities only, but if the information proves helpful, we might also expand our website to include universities in other European countries.
Our focus at present would be to provide information related to the following topics :
- Pursuing a master’s degree in Germany
- The application process of German universities, TU9, and much more
- Housing accommodation in Germany
- Visa process in Germany
- Pre -post-admission assistance.
Our motto at present is very simple: Help those who want to study in Germany.
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