The German higher education landscape is a colourful one. Nationwide there is a choice of 400 universities of a very high level at which you can study. Choosing the right study course is therefore perhaps not so easy. Here you can find the most important websites and tips for your search for a study place.
“The times when we could fully rely on one another are more or less over, so I can only say that we Europeans must take our fate into our own hands.” It was a rather uneven remark, but one that nonetheless resounded like a thunderbolt throughout the Western world. It came from German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a 20-minute speech on a hot Sunday afternoon over beer and pretzels in the Munich suburb of Trudering. It fell from her lips almost casually, but make no mistake: it was deliberate.
Digitalization of the workplace is progressing in Germany. In 2013, 15 per cent of jobs in the country were replaceable, but by 2016 the figure had risen to 25 per cent. These findings come from a progress report published by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), a special office of the Federal Employment Agency. However, digitalization is not only destroying jobs, it is also creating new job profiles.
Paula Schwarz has already spoken at the World Economic Forum, she has sat on the CDU’s economic council and developed mobile clinics for crisis areas. Now, the 28-year-old woman wants to bring about an economic change based on social engagement for public welfare, with the help of the World Datanomic Forum.
The Mindspace building in Tel Aviv: a meeting point for young inventors and innovative start-up entrepreneurs. One of the doors here has recently gained a Bavarian coat of arms. In March 2018 the Free State of Bavaria’s Office for Economy, Science, Technology, Education and Youth Exchange took up residence here – and is thus now at the heart of Israel’s start-up metropolis. Georg Eisenreich, the Bavarian State Minister for Digital Agenda, Media and Europe, is hoping this base will lead to one thing above all: stronger partnership.
Arousing interest and enthusiasm for Germany, motivating young people to learn German, and building a global network of schools – these are the objectives of the programme "Schools: Partners for the future" (PASCH), an initiative by the Federal Foreign Office that is celebrating its tenth birthday in 2018. Since its launch, German teaching has been established and expanded and German language and culture taught at 2,000 so-called PASCH schools in 120 countries.
Geneva (dpa) - No other country in the world is as capable of innovation as is Germany, according to an analysis by the World Economic Forum (WEF). German entrepreneurs like to take risks while science and industry are developing a great deal of patentable innovations.
German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes list of the most powerful female politicians for years. Almost half the members of the German cabinet are female. Nonetheless, women are still not equally represented in German politics.