Germany alumnus Mario Cornaló tells us what brought him to Germany for a semester abroad, why working in the European energy sector is so exciting for him now and how he contributes to the energy transition with his work in offshore wind parks.
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Mario Cornaló tells us what brought him to Germany for a semester abroad, and why working in the European energy sector is so exciting for him now.
Find out what exactly is meant by ‘green jobs’ and the areas where you can find them, and learn about the opportunities they are creating for international professionals.
Behördendeutsch is a form of written German favoured by authorities and civil servants. It is often highly convoluted and can sometimes be difficult to understand. In this infographic we point out some of the key features and offer tips for easier communication with the authorities.
What is it that defines social, sustainable and smart urban environments – and how can they become a reality? A symposium for DAAD alumni in Leipzig revealed stimulating approaches.
Communication is a key aspect of the science system, and one that is becoming increasingly important. But which format is best suited to which topics and purposes? We have compiled a brief overview of the most effective and innovative communication formats.
Transparent and dialogue-oriented science communication makes research more apparent to the general population. Dr Alexandra Borissova Saleh narrates in an interview how she was able to increase the significance of science communication in Russia prior to its war of aggression against Ukraine.
80 international graduates of the Studienbrücke programme travelled from all over Germany to the Ruhr University in Bochum for their first alumni reunion.
Iran is currently experiencing one of the largest waves of protests in decades. The Humboldt Foundation strongly condemns the violence by Iranian security forces, which particularly affects peaceful demonstrators at universities. We spoke with the Iranian Humboldtian Raika Khorshidian about different forms of protest, communication channels and the cultural scene’s influence in Iran.
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09.12.2022 - 09.12.2022
Project management skills are important to succeed in any job, whether you are a project manager or a team member. Regardless of your role, you will almost certainly be managing projects - be it a team initiative or simply a task or responsibility on your own to-do list. In any job, you will need to use a range of project management skills to plan, execute and complete your work.
If you want to learn more about such skills, attend this online seminar on project management.
Virtual Coffee Break
In this Virtual Coffee Break, you will get to know how a World Climate Conference works as well as about the main outcomes of COP27 in Sharm el Shaik. Furthermore, you will learn about the role of the nature theme in the global climate agenda and how nature was treated in COP27th initiatives, finance, promises, and tracking progress.
Do you enjoy journalistic writing? Would you like to understand the difference between a classic report and a reportage? Register now for our workshop on 29 November.
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What do I need to know if I want to plan my career in science? Does a doctorate / PhD make sense in my field, even if I don't intend to go into research? What comes after the doctorate? What job opportunities are available to me? What are the paths I can follow and where do I get orientation? This seminar provides answers to these questions and many more.
22.11.2022 - 24.11.2022
How do our cultural backgrounds influence our behaviour towards others? What is intercultural competence and how can it help students cope in the university environment? What does intercultural competence have to do with issues such as prejudice, discrimination and racism? This two-day workshop deals with these and many other questions.
22.11.2022 - 24.11.2022
Intercultural competence is one of the key qualifications in today's globalised working world. Those who have intercultural competence can better avoid the pitfalls that arise due to cultural differences in the work environment.
Under the motto "German(y) connects us", we asked our community for their favourite German word. Almost 50 alumni took part in the campaign.
Number of Germany alumni by continent