• 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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Essay employment

New ways to tackle the global jobs crisis

Work is the best way to reduce poverty – yet more than one billion people have no job or are underemployed. In the fight against rising unemployment, new approaches and policy ideas are needed, explains David Robalino, a labour market expert at the World Bank.

Apply until 30 January 2019

Apply now: UN SDG Action Award

The UN SDG ACTION AWARDS recognize outstanding achievements and innovative efforts to promote action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This awards programme aims to find change-makers and celebrate achievements being made in every corner of the earth.

The long road to inclusion

Intuition for pressure points: How the blind physiotherapist and ifa CrossCuture fellow Yassine Rihani promotes human rights in Tunisia. Intuition plays an important role in the life of the 34-year-old human rights activist who lost his eyesight in 2006.

Guessing instead of waiting

Our Advent calendar 2018

In order to shorten the waiting for Christmas especially for the children, there is a nice tradition: the Advent calendar with 24 doors full of surprises. In our Advent calendar quiz you can open a new door every day and answer a question about German delicacies during Advent season!