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Studying Abroad in Germany - A Parent Resource pt. 1

Studying Abroad in Germany Presentation

Researching and planning to study abroad in a foreign country can sometimes seem intimidating. Where do you even start? 

GIS Veranstaltungslehrerin, Heike Schütz-Malinowski teamed up with Natascha Milde, our contact at the Auslandschulwesen, presented the following information about DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to parents in-house. This information about studying abroad in Germany is truly valueable and we want to make it available to our school community online as well.

The following is a brief overview of the information presented. To view and read the full presentation, please download the PDF below.

What is DAAD?

DAAD, or the German Academic Exchange Service, is a German national agency for international academic cooperation and exchange. They have 229 partner universities and provde the following to 100,000 people annually:

• Stipends for foreigners
• Stipends for Germans
• Internationalization of higher education institutions
• Promotion of German studies and German language
• Support of developing countries to improve education
• Support for prospective students in Germany

Why Study in Germany?

Germany has:

  • The largest economy in Europe & the 3rd largest in the world

  • High academic standard & standard of living

  • The strongest physics, optics, polymer chemistry, automotive, environmental, nuclear and food engineering programs

American Universities vs. German Universities

Stay tuned for Part 2 of "Studying Abroad in Germany - A Parent Resource!

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