• 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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The car – mobility with side effects

Almost 80 percent of German households own at least one car. This motorisation is also continuing to grow worldwide. In our infographics, we will demonstrate the impacts of this trend and the current state of the world of cars.

The German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld

He's been designing collections for Chanel for 30 years, photographing fashion, devising advertising campaigns and collecting masses of books. It's nearly impossible to capture icon Karl Lagerfeld in words.

Picture gallery

Sport prepares for life

The picture gallery shows, how sport in Colombia contribute to the peaceful coexistence of former combatants and victims of the armed conflict, how young people in the Palestinian Territories are qualified and interested for vocational training through sport, or how basketball and football trainings are used for HIV prevention in Namibia.

Quiz: Forest ecosystem

There are forests in almost every corner of the globe. They are vital to the global climate as they absorb carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we need to live. Do you know which forested area is the largest on Earth? Or where you can find Europe’s last true primeval forest? Test your knowledge of forests now! 

“Willing To Do Anything for an Article in Science”

The number of scientific articles that have had to be withdrawn due to errors has increased tenfold in the last decade. A conversation with biochemist and research manager Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker about responsibility and temptation.