The title of this page may be a bit misleading because I am not on a study abroad program here in Munich. I am doing my whole Master’s Degree here, not just an undergraduate semester. However, I think that much of the information I will have here, as well as many of the experiences I’ve gone through in this process, can definitely benefit you college kids.

Life as a Master's Student in Germany

A crisp and sunny spring morning, not pictured: the omnipresent butter pretzel and coffee.


Life as a Master's Student in Germany, Moving to Germany

Master’s Student Life in Germany: Class and Exams

It is worth noting that in this post I portray student life in Germany from a master’s student perspective. My point of view is based on my personal experiences and what I’ve gathered from talking …

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Study in Germany

Study in Germany: Applying to Master’s Programs

I’ve been meaning to write something like this for some time. I was finally spurred into writing about applying to study in Germany by being connected with someone currently looking to study here. This week, …

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Master's Programs in Germany, TUM

How to Find Master’s Programs in Germany

Before you can head to Germany for your master’s, you have to apply; but before you apply, you have to find a program to apply to. In this post, I’ll briefly explain the tools and …

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Student Visa in Germany

How to Get a Student Visa in Germany

So you’ve been admitted to a degree program in Germany, and now you’re starting to think about the next steps. The first thing you’ll need to tackle is getting your student visa in Germany. Let’s start …

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Student Health Insurance in Germany

You know how everyone in the US always talks about “universal healthcare” and “single payer” over in “Europe”? Well, I’m over here in “Europe” – which I’ve put in quotes because there are just as …

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student job in Germany

How to Get a Student Job in Germany

Even if you’re only paying 150€ to 300€ a semester to get a degree in Germany, you still need to make some money to pay for all that beer and Döner you’ll be buying. I …

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