As the birthplace for what is known as 'research universities,' the higher education system in Germany offers plentiful Masters degrees at world-renowned institutions. You may find programs to study in nearly every field imaginable, but the country is particularly well known for its degrees in disciplines ranging from Mechanical Engineering and Computer Sciences, to Economics and Environmental Sciences. Plentiful universities spread throughout the country's cities offer affordable programs for international students and have incredibly respected study programs with professors and a student body who aim to produce knowledge, generate ideas, and make new discoveries. With a long history of music, art, and literature, studying in Germany includes the added benefit of cultural enrichment with visits to cities like the cultural hub Berlin, the architecturally rich Cologne, and the port city of Hamburg, the 'Venice of the North.' Studying a Masters degree in Dresden includes the experience of living in a beautiful baroque city filled with green parks and gardens. Students may also enjoy a variety of social events hosted by their universities, which allow for an even better experience in completing a Masters degree in a country covered with train stations for easy travel, picturesque towns, and a wonderful countryside.