Choosing Germany is also choosing student accommodation at affordable prices. According to the DAAD, a student spends an average of € 323 per month to find accommodation. The places in university residences are cheaper (214 €), but the waiting lists are long. In some cities like Munich, Frankfurt or Hamburg, the cost of living is higher. It is generally lower in those located in the east of the country. Foreign students are considered a priority for housing in student halls. It is the university which takes care of the formalities and provides a room in student halls.
Studying in Germany will also deepen your knowledge of the German culture. Learning German has valuable benefits. It’s help to acquire a useful basis for a future Scandinavian language learning. But above all, it is a language widely used in European trade. In many sectors, German companies are among the largest: automotive (Volkswagen, Opel, BMW, …), chemicals (BASF), pharmaceutical industry (Bayer), cosmetics (Nivea ) or the electronics (Siemens).