Germany bans entry for non-EU students who are taking only online courses

Non-EU students whose programs have moved online due to the pandemic will not be permitted to enter Germany this year. Those enrolled in programs delivered according to a hybrid model, a mix of both in-person and online, will not be affected by the government’s decision. READ MORE

A sharp decline in USA and a surge in Canadian business schools applications by international students

A new study from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) highlights the relative attractiveness of the business schools in leading study destinations. The framing of the study, Early Warning Signals: Winners and Losers in the Global Race for Talent, is very compelling. It looks at trends in international application volumes and related policy, but also takes a broader view in arguing that foreign enrollment trends in business schools are also an important indicator of how talent is moving around the world.

The report examines trends around business school admissions in a number of countries but highlights the situation in the US in particular. There it finds that READ MORE

Proof of funds increased for international students who wish to study in Germany

Proof of funds, Study in Germany

For all student visa applications submitted from September 1, applicants will be required to transfer €10,236 into a blocked account, an increase from the current requirement of €8,640.

The blocked account is the most common means for international students for demonstrating that they have sufficient credit balances to cover the costs for the duration of their planned stay in Germany.

The monthly withdrawal limit from a blocked account will be increased from the current level of READ MORE