Tag der deutschen Einheit

Today, on 3 October 2019, Germany celebrates 29 years of reunification. On this day in 1990, the German Democratic Republic (DDR) was officially dissolved as a state, and affiliated to the Federal Republic. Thanks to this unification, Germany became a single state after 45 years of division, and also changed …

Top Ten Tongue Twisters

Known as “Zungenbrecher” in German (literally “jaw breakers!), tongue twisters are a fantastic way to really test your German pronunciation skills. See below for our top ten favourites! Hinter Hanne Hermans Haus hängen hundert Hemden raus, hundert Hemden hängen raus, hinter Hanne Hermans Haus Behind Hanne Herman’s house hundred shirts …

Studying in Germany – Helpful Questions

You would like to study at a German university? Below you can find frequently asked questions which might be helpful. What about the entry requirements to study in Germany? In order to study at a German university, you have to hold a higher education entrance qualification (Hochschulzugangsberechtigung). International students must …

Universities

There about 70 universities in Germany including universities of technology (technische Universitäten) which focus rather on engineering and natural sciences. Besides that, Germany has a wide range of universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen), which specialize in a certain branch for example engineering or fine arts. Germany is one of the …

Tagebuch von Anne Frank

If you are interested in German history, especially in the Nazi period, the diary of Anne Frank is a must-have! Anne Frank …

Das Parfüm

The Perfume – The story of a murder is an acclaimed bestseller novel by the German writer Patrick Süskind in 1985. It …

Münster

Münster the lively city of peace, science, learning and…bicycles. This could be a simple description of the city. It is a city …

Religion

Religion in Germany Religion – for some people it might be not that important, yet for others it plays an essential role …

School life in Germany

School life in Germany „Schule ist Ländersache“- What does that mean? Germany doesn’t have a uniform nationwide educational system. The educational system …