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Discover Your Germany
Discover Your Germany

Eight foreign students tell about their life and studies in Germany. Watch Video »

PROFILE
An American in Essen

An American in Essen
Professor Colin Vance is getting more sensitive to the subtle differences between the working lives of academics in the US and in Germany.

NEWS
Germany Tops Global Gauge

Germany Tops Global Gauge
With its support for visiting students and its encouragement of study abroad, Germany tops the international education ‘gauge’.

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT
Bibliophiles of the World Unite at Frankfurt Book Fair

Bibliophiles of the World Unite at Frankfurt Book Fair
The annual Frankfurt Book Fair represents the culmination of Germany’s six-century love affair with books.

STUDY ABROAD
Beyond Study Abroad

Beyond Study Abroad
As students look for a competitive advantage in the global marketplace, they are increasingly opting for international dual and joint degrees.

STUDY ABROAD
Widening Horizons

Widening Horizons
A national program in Germany is taking undergraduates to new places.

ECONOMY
Freedom to Focus on What You Do Best

Freedom to Focus on What You Do Best
An increasing number of international researchers are working in Germany – but what is life really like for them?

PROFILE
Experiencing Doctoral Research in Germany

Experiencing Doctoral Research in Germany
What it is like to be a doctoral student in Germany? A young researcher from the U.S. reflects on his experiences.

STUDY ABROAD
How Germany Promotes Study Abroad

How Germany Promotes Study Abroad
An innovative marketing campaign by the German government encourages Germans to spend time abroad during their studies.

STUDY ABROAD
Open Cultures Provide a Better Welcome

Open Cultures Provide a Better Welcome
Universities across Germany are developing new ways to improve the welcome they give international students.

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT
Generation Riesling

Generation Riesling
They are well educated, well travelled and they have a clear philosophy: ‘the quality of the grape decides the quality of the wine’. Meet Germany’s Generation Riesling.

RESEARCH
Germany’s R&D Investment Climate

Germany’s R&D Investment Climate
Public and private spending on research and innovation in Germany has increased during the recent downturn, with universities among the greatest beneficiaries.