• 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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Why Germany has a unique football vocabulary

It doesn't feel that way now, but Germans weren't enthusiastic about football in the 19th century. Christoph Marx, a World Cup historian, explains how special terms for soccer were developed to change that.

Quiz: Germany and the Football World Cup

How often has Germany won the Football World Cup? In which German stadium was the 2006 World Cup final between Italy and France played? Who scored the winning goal during the 2014 World Cup final between Germany and Argentina? Test your knowledge with our World Cup Quiz!

Nigeria in Maps

Olusegun Osifuye could write long articles or hold rousing speeches to draw attention to the political and social abuses in his home country of Nigeria. Instead, he raises his voice in quite a different way, and in so doing has already achieved great things: he publishes thematic maps on the Internet and disseminates them via social media.