Studying in Germany

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Information on higher education and studying in Germany, including in particular information about international degree programmes, university admission requirements in Germany, DAAD scholarship programmes, language examinations, summer courses and up-to-date reports on life in Germany.

University instructor

Online courses in higher education

Starting mid-October, Berlin-based iversity.org, a platform for academic online teaching, will offer its first Massive Open Online Courses, known as “MOOCs”. Courses are taught by renowned German and international faculty and are available to students worldwide, for free.

Alumniportal Deutschland

Alumniportal Deutschland is an editorially supported social online network, which sees itself as a service for all Germany-alumni as well as for companies, networks, organizations and institutes of higher education. A unique combination of topical and emotional services with a connection to Germany and an online community opens entirely new opportunities for maintaining contacts and networks.

Studierende arbeiten in einer Bibliothek

UNILEAD 2012/2013

Information on the Intensive Blended Learning Programme UNILEAD (University Leadership and Management Training Course) in Germany.

For more information read the link Announcement!

To apply look link Application form!

Philologische Bibliothek der FU Berlin

Studying in Germany – a good choice

If you’re looking to study or research abroad, why not come to Germany, Land of Ideas? Higher education in Germany stands for numerous innovations, increasing internationality and strong support for cutting-edge research.

DAAD

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany for Former DAAD In-Region / In-Country
Scholarship Holders from Sub-Saharan Africa - Fellowship Announcement

DAAD, as a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of
higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as
well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of
funding and scholarship programmes.
The purpose of the programme is to provide opportunities to post-doctoral researchers
from Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct, under the guidance of their host
institutions, co-operative research at a German university or other research institutions.
The programme is designed to augment opportunities for researchers
from Sub-Saharan Africa.

For more information klick on Info-Postdoctoral Fellowship in Germany!

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sub-Saharan Africa at DAAD supported Centres of Excellence -Fellowship Announcement

DAAD, as a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of
higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as
well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of
funding and scholarship programmes.
The purpose of the programme is to provide opportunities to post-doctoral researchers
from Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct co-operative research within the
region, under the guidance of one of the below mentioned host institutions. The
programme is designed to support post-doctoral training.
DAAD is offering approximately 10 fellowships in 2013.

For more information klick on Info-Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sub-Saharan Africa!

To view the application klick on Appl.-Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sub-Saharan Africa!

Staff Exchange in Sub-Saharan Africa - Fellowship Announcement

DAAD, as a publicly funded, self-governing organisation of the institutions of
higher education in Germany, promotes international academic exchange as
well as educational co-operation with developing countries through a variety of
funding and scholarship programmes.
The purpose of the programme is to promote inter-university co-operation
through academic mobility and to enhance the quality of teaching and research
at Sub-Saharan African universities.
DAAD is offering approximately 10 fellowships in 2013.

For more information klick on Info-Staff Exchange in Sub-Saharan Africa!

To view the application klick on Appl.-Staff Exchange Programme!

Scholarships

There are numerous ways to obtain a scholarship for study in Germany. We have compiled the most important information for you here

Scholarship and support programme: students do better when they feel at home

STIBET

From welcome breakfasts to friendship programmes, German universities come up with lots of interesting ways of making it easier for international students to settle into their new surroundings. The DAAD offers them a combined scholarship and support programme (STIBET), which is funded by the Federal Foreign Office. It supports introductory events and country evenings as well as specialist support for foreign doctoral students. Projects like Die Brücke (The Bridge) in Münster have developed their own special approaches and act as examples for other universities.

Opening a limited-withdrawal bank account

Bankkonto

With a limited‑withdrawal bank account you can provide evidence during the visa application process that you have adequate financial resources.

Career: English Teacher

English Teachers are in demand in Germany.  Interested in looking into a career as a teacher?  This month at Young Germany we will give you step-by-step instructions on how to get the job, take you through the day of a freelance English teacher, and talk to a teacher who works at an international school.