Alumni stories

  • Alumni interviews

    Here you can find interviews and portraits of Alumniportal members from different countries.

  • Alumni videos

    Alumni talk about their studies abroad and about their careers in a short video

  • Alumni statements

    Germany-Alumni describe their varied impressions of Germany in a short statement.

New interviews and portraits

Guest article

Solving the work-life imbalance problem

Our current work models and the imbalanced division of household chores promote gender inequity. Germany and Brazil are both countries where those inequalities can be seen. But there is a solution: the 30-hour workweek. This would benefit our entire society in many ways.

The Jane of all trades of research

Interdisciplinary research has long been viewed critically by many. Our guest author Aruna Dhathathreyan has worked interdisciplinary her whole career. Here, she reports on the challenges she faced – and explains why this has motivated her to work hard to create her own ‘identity’.