Career, education and lifestyle in Germany
How to study, work and live in Germany
Coming to Germany is on your bucket list, always has been. But the price of travel is high and getting higher. How can you afford the trip? And how can you pay for food, accommodation, and travel once you get there?
The healthcare industry is the one of largest employment sectors in Germany. Medical professions in Germany include general practitioners and specialists as well as professions in biotechnology, public health, medical computer science, and nutrition. Doctors from abroad are looking for careers in Germany.
Flexible, friendly, hard-working: These are some of the qualities you might need to find work as a volunteer in Germany. And the country offers many opportunities for people looking to help those in need or to learn more about a potential career.
The tradition of hands-on training in the arts is alive and well in Germany. Interested in studying visual, performance, or sound arts? Keen to pursue graphic and product design, textiles, or typography? Germany is home to many exceptional art schools.
No ads, no fees, and a fast and easy language course. It is a program called Duolingo, a company whose innovative business concept keeps it relevant, fun, and free. But the question that inspired Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn to create the service might not be what you would expect.
One of the few nice things about summer coming to an end is the beginning of mushroom season in Germany. Meals with mushrooms proliferate in restaurants giving diners a taste of autumn.
When trying to learn German, many foreigners will follow a distinct pattern of eight language learning steps. Only once we've completed all eight, can we really call ourselves integrated.
The job market for engineers in Germany is very good. By some estimates, only one out of every 50 engineers is unemployed. Curious how to land a position? Find out more here.
Interning in Germany is a common and encouraged way to gain professional experience. But where should you start looking? How do you land the perfect position? Read on: We have some tips to help you get started.
Do you want to study in Germany? It's not as difficult as you might think. One of the first steps is to understand the visa requirements for international students. Here are a few tips on what to do and when.
Stuck for vocational inspiration? Keen to undertake work that makes a difference? Or perhaps you are interested in spending a year in Germany. The Voluntary Social Year may be for you.
Want to learn German but feel like you have no time? Download some podcasts or check out these fun websites to help practice your Deutsch during even the busiest days.
Germans have been contributing to and changing music for centuries. While it would take volumes to cover them all, here’s a basic primer to some of the bigger names in German music and their musical stylings and innovations.
Germany's facing a shortage of skilled workers in fields like medicine and engineering. So it's a good time for international applicants who are interested in working abroad to land a job in Germany. But getting the job offer is just the first step. Non-citizens also need a visa.
If you are looking to complete your vocational training in Germany you need to know which qualifications you need, whether your certificates will be recognized and how to go about it and how to make a successful application in Germany.
Not far from St. Goarshausen, a grey cliff towers 433 feet above the River Rhine. Atop the cliff sits a woman—or is it a trick of the light?—combing her long hair and singing.
One of the ways to spend time in Germany is as a volunteer. Different international organizations offer programs to those who want to spend a few weeks or months improving their German and working on a service project.
Halloween is a widely celebrated holiday in the United States. But since the 1990s, its popularity has been growing in Germany. How do Germans celebrate Halloween? Read on to find out.
You went to art school. You were inspired. You created. You networked. And then you graduated. Now what? Worried about becoming a starving artist? Where professional artists can find support in Germany.
There's so much you can do with beer. You can drink it but also put it in bread dough, mustard or cheese. But have you ever thought of bathing in it? Well, now you can. Spas in Germany are offering soaks in beer suds as a way to relax.
What would it be like to teach children from over forty different countries in one school? For 34-year-old Canadian teacher, Jennifer Roberge-Renaud, this is the biggest joy and the biggest challenge of teaching at an international school in Germany.
Once you’ve learned German, you may expect to be able to communicate with people all over the country. But with what is estimated at between 50 and 250 German dialects, you might find yourself lost when the locals open their mouths. If you are in northern Germany, you might be hearing Plattdeutsch.
The end of the calendar year is approaching, and you want to celebrate “Silvester” (New Year’s Eve) like the Germans do? deutschland.de explains Silvester traditions in Germany.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides yearly post-graduate scholarship opportunities to students from developing countries who wish to continue their research in Germany.