Study MBBS in Germany Overview

Study MBBS in Germany is considered as one of the elite destinations to study medicine in a foreign country. Germany being a developed country has a well developed infrastructure and good stable government. Germany also has strong ties with our Indian government. Germany also has a fair amount of Indian student population in their country. Germany is the home to many world class reputed medical colleges and getting a MBBS in Germany is considered a very prestigious and honorable act. Lets see about Germany and how to study MBBS in Germany in detail below.


Germany was one of the main reasons for two world wars. After the loss in the second world war Germany was divided into two halves, East Germany and West Germany and the Berlin wall was built to divide these two countries. The fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989 was a pivotal event in world history which marked the falling of the Iron Curtain and the start of the fall of communism in Eastern and Central Europe.

Now Germany serves as a democratic country and one of the most powerful countries in the world. Germany spends a huge amount of money to improve its medical infrastructure and educational infrastructure every year. So there is a decent amount of Indian students currently studying MBBS in Germany.

Top Medical Colleges to Study MBBS in Germany

Below we have mentioned some of the top medical colleges to study MBBS in Germany. These colleges are some of the reputed colleges accredited by most of the medical councils in the world. These colleges are also recognised by the MCI and students can practise medicine in India if they clear the FMGE exam. These colleges are also recognised by the German medical council

  • Ludwig-Maximilian-Universitat Munchen
  • Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen
  • Universitat Heidelberg
  • Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin
  • Freie Universitaet Berlin
  • Tech in the Universitat munchen
  • Eberhard Karis Universitat Tubingen
  • RWTH Aachen university
  • Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
  • Karlsruhe Institute of technology
  • Universitat Bonn

Advantages of Studying MBBS in Germany

  • If you choose MBBS in Germany you will get a great opportunity to study in some of the most reputed colleges in the world
  • The students studying MBBS in Germany will receive a good quality medical education when compared to European countries like Ukraine and Russia
  • Almost all the Universities in Germany are accredited by the MCI. There are many colleges which are recognized by WHO and UNESCO. So students studying MBBS in Germany in colleges accredited by MCI can practice medicine in India after clearing the FMGE. MBBS in Germany is valid in India 100%.
  • If the student chooses to study MBBS in Germany with the help of a reputed consultancy their visa processing and pre-departure processing will be done without imposing any stress on the students.
  • Indian food is accessible almost all around Germany. The price may vary accordingly.
  • All students studying MBBS in Germany can learn German within the campus at a price
  • The mode of lecture will be in English for international students studying MBBS in Germany.
  • Hostel facilities are available in most of the colleges in Germany.

More Benefits of Studying MBBS in Germany

No Entrance Exam

The students who want to study MBBS in Germany only are required to clear NEET. There are no other entrance exams conducted in Germany to join the MBBS course.

Quality of Education

When compared among other popular destinations to study MBBS, Germany is considered as the only destination which provides a world class quality education. Students studying MBBS in Germany will enjoy this privilege when compared with other destinations in the world.


For students studying MBBS in Germany there will be an internship program which is a part of their course. During this Internship the students are given 40,000 to 50,000 euros which could be around 30 lakhs


Students studying MBBS in Germany will be always learning the most updated curriculum. The classes will be mostly practical rather than theory based. Thus the students studying MBBS in Germany will get more practical knowledge rather than theory knowledge.


After completing your MBBS in Germany the country allows you to work in Germany for some time. The student can also travel to other European countries to do their Higher studies.


These are some of the advantages the students who study MBBS in Germany will enjoy. But on interviewing former students who have done their MBBS in Germany have given some negative feedback on their stay in their country too. These disadvantages of studying MBBS in Germany are given Below.

Disadvantages of Studying MBBS in Germany

  • Language
  • Cost of Living
  • Facilities
  • Course Structure


Language is considered as one of the prime factors which helps you to survive in a foreign country. In Germany most of the young generation will know English but the student could not survive on English alone. So if you are planning on enrolling for MBBS in Germany you better sign up for a German class. German is also taught in every university for free.

Cost of Living

Cost of living to study MBBS in Germany is considered as the highest among the popular destinations to study MBBS in an abroad country. On an average about 850 euro is required to live a decent life in Europe is about 70,000+ Rupees. Thus the cost of living in Germany could be a burden to any middle class family students who want to study MBBS.


As we have seen the humongous cost of living in germany, the student facilities in the colleges will also not be free. To access all the facilities a student studying MBBS in Germany pays a price to enjoy the privileges. This is an extra burden on the students budget. Facilities like the gym, libraries and community halls will collect some cost from the student in the form of membership. Thus the students doing their MBBS in Germany will have to pay extra money to access these facilities.

Course Structure

Compared to the U.S., Students studying MBBS in Germany spend much less time in class and much more time doing independent study. This means that you will have to be independent in structuring your time efficiently and disciplined about doing the outside reading, studying, and research. The course structures will be research oriented so extra work must be put in the studies in order to get a clear view.

To get more knowledge about education in abroad countries, explore our blog content.

In Summary

MBBS in Germany may look attractive and may look elite but it comes with a heavy price tag. Students could get quality education with a lot less budget when compared with Germany. Students must also have research knowledge in order to completely understand their curriculum. Students must have proper research before joining MBBS in a German college.

There may be many advantages and many disadvantages while choosing a country. The main thing we have to consider is that we must have the consistency to stay and complete the course beating all the odds. Students must develop problem handling skills and learn how to solve a problem before committing to study the course abroad.

There is also another simplest thing a student can do that is to search for a consultancy that provides assistance to study MBBS in Germany, but the important thing is that the education consultancy must also have its influence in Germany too. For example if the consultancy you are choosing has an office in Germany they will assist you and solve the problems you face while doing your MBBS in Germany and improve the quality of life for the student.

If you want to know more about studying in abroad, read our MBBS in abroad article.


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Is MBBS in Germany free?

If the students get placed in a government college to study MBBS in Germany then it is totally free. Private colleges in Germany will charge you a good amount of tuition fee to study there.

Is MBBS in Germany valid in India?

MBBS in Germany is 100% valid if the student completes the medical degree from a MCI recognized university. If the student qualifies in the FMGE exam the student can practice medicine in India.

Do we NEET to study MBBS in Germany?

Yes NEET is required to study MBBS in almost all the countries in the world. MCI has made it mandatory for all the students who want to study MBBS in abroad.

Is studying MBBS in Germany worth it?

If the student wants to get world class education Germany is a great place. Higher concentration of foreign students travel from all around the world to pursue MBBS in Germany.

Can we get Indian food in Germany?

Yes you can get Indian food in Germany, But it is quite costly when compared with the food provision in other countries. The students will have to spend more money to get Indian food from the restaurants.

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