Study in English in Germany

“Study in English in Germany”

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Study in English in Germany

For those who want to study in Germany but prefer studying in English to learn two languages or because they know to less German to study in this language it is possible to study in Germany in English language.

More and more universities offer study programs in English language. Especially in the Master- degree English programs are widespread. But many Bachelor-programs are offered in English as well. These are often called International studies or have the addition International in their title. The programs economy and social sciences are offered in English very often but medicine, natural sciences and agricultural sciences become normal as well.
The study programs are not only hold in English language but also set value on international aspects and content.

For many international Students the study programs in English are a good opportunity to study in a different country and learn not only the national language in the free-time but also English during the studies. With these programs students that couldn’t visit a German language course before also get the chance to study in Germany. To study an English program it is normally not necessary to fulfill language requirements in German language.

Those who want to take the chance can search for the suitable program in two different ways. First they can look at the favorite university. The English programs mostly have English titles and therefore can be found easily. One can look on the webpage if the favorite university offers international programs in ones subject. Furthermore, one can look at the webpage of the DAAD ( German Academic Exchange Service ).

They offer a list of all study-programs in English language in Germany. If one already has concrete ideas what he or she wants to study, it is also possible to search with a program offered by the DAAD. This searches for the suitable study program. It also gives the most important information about the study programs and the contents. The page also offers links to the webpages of the universities and study programs.

All information of DAAD is written in English what makes it easy for international students to get all the information without knowledge of the German language and to choose the suitable study program.

International programs are mostly offered to students that want to spend their total Bachelor or Master studies in Germany. For those who only want to study one semester in Germany it is better to go to a university with German courses. For this short time it is more efficient to learn the language while speaking and listening to it all the time. But these programs can also make exceptions and one can choose the right university and program for his own likes.

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Study Abroad as a Community College Student

“Study Abroad as a Community College Student”

by Devon Haynie via “USNews

Pretty young female tourist taking selfie in front of the fountain in Barcelona, Spain.

As a working community college student, Lemuel Sun didn’t have the luxury to spend an entire semester abroad. 

But when he heard his school, Maryland’s Howard Community College, was offering a two-week study abroad experience in China, he jumped at the chance. He wanted to see his parents’ home country and brush up on his language skills.

A few months later, after he transferred to the University of Maryland—Baltimore County, he pursued a Chinese minor alongside his computer science major. “I definitely did see firsthand the importance of knowing a second language and reconnecting with my culture​,” he says.

Sun is one of the thousands of community college students increasingly choosing to study oversees, according to data collected by the Institute of International Education. In 2011-2012, the most recent year for which data was available, 5,236 community college students elected to study abroad – a 13 percent increase from the year before. 

 

“That’s a pretty significant increase and it’s very exciting,​” says Daniel Obst, deputy vice president of international partnerships at the institute. For the 10 years leading up to that point, the number of community college students studying abroad remained flat, he says.

Community college students have traditionally faced hurdles that have made it harder for them to study abroad, Obst says. Many are juggling school with family and work responsibilities. The cost of studying overseas is also an issue, he says, as well as the fact that for many years, community colleges were slow to create study abroad programs.  . . . .

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