Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

Why Bavaria

If you want to study abroad, there are many different countries and universities to choose from. Read why other international students have decided to study in Bavaria. Discover Bavaria’s culture, traditions, and people. And find out about career opportunities in Bavaria after your studies.

10 Reasons to Study in Bavaria

Bavaria is one of the best places to study and live. The state's top academic facilities, cities steeped in history and tradition, charming scenery and endless leisure options attract students from all over the world.

10 Reasons to study in Bavaria

Student Stories

"I am so happy here, that I always say, my home is here in Bavaria", says Marie Charlotte. Sie ist from France and studies International Cultural and Business Studies at the University of Passau.

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Discover Bavaria

Bavaria offers much more than Lederhosen and Oktoberfest. In this section you can learn more about the state’s geography and weather. We introduce you to the delights of Bavarian cuisine and the state’s distinct dialects.

Discover Bavaria

After Your Studies

Once you have successfully graduated from a Bavarian university, you can benefit from numerous career opportunities. Find tips on where to look for job openings in Bavaria, learn how to apply for positions and if there are any visa requirements to consider.

Start your career in Bavaria