Articles and Interviews

Green energy in Africa

ANSAP is helping alumni to advance

The stated aim of the ANSAP energy project is to network African alumni and bolster their ideas. Berthold Breid, managing director of implementing training provider RENAC, explains who can participate in the programme and how it benefits alumni. 

A career tied together by Germany

Jessica Schüller is a career coach specialized in working in Germany. Here she shares her career experiences and her nuggets of wisdom for a career in Germany.

25 Years of Successful Scientific Cooperation with Central and Eastern European Countries

With the end of the division of Europe in 1989/90, a new chapter began for academic cooperation between East and West. In 1993/94, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) launched the "German Language Courses of Study" (DSG) funding programme in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe with funds from the German Federal Foreign Office. 25 years later, the programme has a track record of success.

“I wanted to know how the world works”

A DAAD scholarship gave Isabela Paredes Cisneros the opportunity to study clinical physics in Heidelberg and Santiago de Chile. Isabela, who comes from Colombia, is now working on her doctoral thesis and has found an effective way of coping with the culture clash.