I'm a Mechanical Engineering student in the 6th semester, and I'll graduate in June of 2023, so when should I start applying to German universities?

Asked by PRANAV SINGH over 1 year ago

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Divyakshi  Gupta

Divyakshi Gupta

Study Abroad Expert

Well, from a career expert point of view, going for a master' Studies in Mechanical engineering, I will reply to the query in two segregated parts- one for every semester intake, and then I will supply you with an estimated timeline.

Winter Semester' WS' (October to February)

  • This is the essential semester for admission, which gives greater publications and extra admission seats. The First university that begins its software method is RWTH Aachen around February 15 of each year. So via FEBRUARY starting, you should be geared up with all the files which encompass your grade sheet, transcripts, LOM, LOR, IELTS rating card, and different required documents. After that, all universities will open their software portal for admission, which lasts until May end.
  • But it is quite advised that you practice in faculties as quickly as possible. All non-EU college students especially have to apply to schools with the aid of April quit by using ultra-modern relying upon their college's admission opening dates.
  • Many schools take applications via uni-assist. Make sure you take a look at the uni-assist closing dates well before, as they take their own time (which is usually around 15 days to a month) to evaluate your software and then send them to universities for re-evaluation.

Summer Semester' SS' (March to September)

  • This is a minor semester, and the courses are presented as properly as the seats in these guides are much less than WS. Again for this semester, admission begins around Mid April and lasts until October, although a maximum of authorities university accepts purposes only till September End. If applying through uni, help maintain a month boost in hand and test their utility submission closing date on their website. I will put the link down below.

So to summarize and to supply you all a timeline of your preparation dates for making use of in Germany, I would advocate you go thru the following example-

  • Year of application: WS 2023–24
  • Research about exclusive guides and their requirements:
  • September 2023 (approximately 12 months earlier than the semester starts)
  • Preparation starts for IELTS/ TOEFL/GRE OCT and NOV 2023 ( it is higher if you begin the practice nicely before)
  • Giving these exams: Preferably by using the top of DEC 2023 or latest via 2nd week of JAN 2024 as the scores are declared 15 days after the examination, and the scorecard may additionally take one week more to arrive.
  • Preparing for different files required in Application Process: JAN 2024prespresent-day by the first week of FEB 2024
  • Application filling begins FEB 2024until MAY 2024. (Preferably entire with the aid of APRIL end)
  • The same goes for the summer season semester as well.


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