International resources


Germany has nearly 83 million inhabitants, making it the most populous member state of the European Union.

Germany currently has a strong economy as the world's third largest exporter and importer of goods along with being a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors.

It is a country with a very high standard of living, adhering to a social security and universal health care system, along with tuition-free university education.

The top exports of Germany are motors, machinery, chemical goods, electrical and electronic products, pharmaceuticals, metals, foods, rubber and plastics.

Further resources
The German Academic Exchange Service.
Study Abroad: Germany (Prospects)
Gives brief information on the higher education system, entry requirements, fees and funding, exchanges, and visas.
Studying Abroad: Germany (Targetpostgrad)
Gives an overview of the higher education system, courses, application procedures, fees and scholarships, exchange programmes, issues regarding recognition of qualifications in the UK, and visa requirements.
Working Abroad: Germany (Prospects)
Gives brief information on: job market, vacancy sources, work experience, volunteering, and visas and immigration.
Working Abroad: Germany (Targetjobs)
– gives information on: the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country.
Working in Europe (Germany)
Student-voted employer league tables and current economic data. Lists of companies represent the views of surveyed undergraduates from this country when they were asked who they most wanted to work for. Also gives indicators of general economic outlook and average salary information by sector.
Working in Germany
Tips on the job market in Germany along with links to some of the larger jobs boards.