• Germany

    Germany-Alumni are living all over the world. What are people in Germany talking about, what is typical for German culture and society? In our Germany section you can find everything you need to know about its culture, traditions and people.

  • German language

    Do you still remember some German or would you like to refresh your vocabulary? Visit our German language section to find useful expressions, a placement test and various opportunities to learn German online. 

  • Study & Continuing education

    Which options are there for Germany alumni to further develop their capacities or to acquire new ones? You can find new programmes and courses as well as information about scholarships and training opportunities in our Study & Continuing education section.

  • Science & Research

    Who is doing what in science and research? You can find interesting trends, portraits and recent programmes and announcements from these fields as well as information on research in Germany in our Science & Research section.

  • News

    Our News section infoms you about interesting news from various topics and recent announcements for Germany-Alumni. You can discover calls for applications for scholarships, training programmes, research projects or competitions!

  • THE GLOBAL GOALS – powered by Alumni

    The 2030 Agenda, which includes 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), offers a lot of opportunities for indivduals to show solidarity. How? Visit our new section “THE GLOBAL GOALS – powered by Alumni”!

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Organic farming

Germany goes organic

The sale of organic foodstuffs in Germany is currently growing at an almost double-digit rate. Because demand exceeds supply, the federal government has set the goal to enlarge the arable land for organic produce. What do organic farmers do differently? Here's what.

Germany is planning to phase out coal

Climate protection, not coal

Just over 40 percent of the electricity generated in Germany in 2016 came from coal-fired power plants. Burning coal – a fossil fuel – makes a substantial contribution to CO2 emissions, which are damaging to the climate. If Germany does not phase out coal-fired power production, it will not achieve its climate protection targets.